John Le Prevost
Chief Executive Officer
John Le Prevost is primarily involved in the strategic development of new Group products and services, both locally and internationally.
John has over 35 years’ experience in investment management, trusts and offshore funds, during which time he held senior executive positions with County NatWest Investment Management, The Royal Bank of Canada’s fund administration company and Republic National Bank of New York. John is a founding member of the Guernsey Investment Fund Association where he served as Chairman for 2004 to 2006.
John is a trustee of the Guernsey Sailing Trust and non-executive director of a number of listed investment companies. His interests include sailing and travelling with his wife and family.
FCMA, CGMA, MA in Financial Services
Group Financial Controller
Trevor Giles is the Group Financial Controller and a director of the UK subsidiaries, he holds an MA in Financial Services and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants as well as being a Chartered Global Management Accountant.
Prior to joining Anson, Trevor held senior positions in a number of well-known commercial organisations including The Automobile Association, Calor Gas and B&Q. He was also a senior lecturer in accounting at Bournemouth University. Trevor’s interests include the theatre, playing the guitar and motor racing.
BSc (Hons) in Law, French and French Law, Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, English Solicitor
Danielle Ayling is the In-house Legal Counsel and Group Company Secretary.
She is also a director of Anson Administration (UK) Limited, Anson Fund Services (UK) Limited and Anson Registrars (UK) Limited.
In addition, Danielle holds FSA Controlled Function CF10 and is responsible for compliance oversight in respect of the Group’s FSA regulated subsidiary. She has a degree in Law and French and qualified as a Solicitor in 2004 after training with a well regarded Chichester based firm.
Danielle is married with two children and enjoys horse riding, walking holidays in the Lake District and exploring historic houses and gardens.
Guernsey Office Manager
Graham Bufton is the Guernsey Office Manager and a director of the Group’s regulated subsidiaries in Guernsey.
He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers and of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment and is the Group’s Money Laundering Reporting Officer in Guernsey. He has worked in a number of management and fund companies in Guernsey since 1976 when he was transferred to the Guernsey Branch of Lloyds Bank plc from the UK.
He is married to Jacky and has two adult daughters. His family is heavily involved with horses, mainly show jumping, and Graham is also the Secretary and Treasurer of the Guernsey Race Club.
Special Projects Manager
Ashley Senner is a Special Projects Manager. She has over 22 years experience in fund administration within the Guernsey financial services industry. Ashley is married and has a wide variety of interests including scuba diving and keeping tropical fish.
LLB (Hons), ACIS, MSc in Management and Corporate Governance
Client Relationship Officer
Tessa Witts is a Client Relationship Officer. She has an MSc in Corporate Governance and is an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators.
She has also completed a Post-Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice. Prior to joining Anson, Tessa started her career at Citigroup as a contracts negotiator in the security and fund services team. Tessa enjoys rowing, running and baking when time allows.
LLB (Hons), Diploma in Legal Practice, Non-practicing Scottish solicitor, GradICSA
Senior Client Relationship Officer
John Morrison is a Senior Client Relationship Officer. He has an honours degree in Law and qualified as a Scottish Solicitor in 2009 specialising in corporate/commercial law with a well regarded Aberdeen based firm. He is also a graduate member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. His interests include travelling and paintball.
BSc (Hons) Biology, Diploma in Law, LLB (Hons), LLM, Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice
Client Relationship Officer
Benjamin Hanley is a Client Relationship Officer. He has bachelors’ degrees in Biology and in Law and a master’s degree in Law.
He qualified as a Solicitor in 2010, specialising in commercial litigation with a national law firm. He has also worked for the European Commission Legal Service in Brussels. He is currently studying to qualify as a Chartered Secretary with the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. His interests include yoga and holidays.
Assistant Client Relationship Officer
Rebbecca Stone is an Assistant Client Relationship Officer. She joined Anson as a graduate in 2011 after completing a Law degree at the University of Portsmouth.
Rebbecca received the University’s award for Best Overall Performance in Law with Business. She is studying to qualify as a Chartered Secretary with the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. Her interests include rock climbing, cycling, mountaineering and via ferrata.
BA (Hons) Music Industry Management, ACSI
James is the Operations Supervisor. He joined the Operations team in 2012 and has worked in fund accounting since 2001 working mainly in London and Manchester. James has passed the Investment Operations Certificate and is also qualified in project management with PRINCE2. He enjoys watching live music and playing the drums.
BA (Hons) in Business Administration, MBA
Senior Operations Administrator
Rahul Kapur is a Senior Operations Administrator. He has completed a Business Administration honours degree, and a master’s in Business Administration.
Rahul has a considerable amount of experience in the investment industry having previously worked in the valuations team at James Hay Pension Trustees. He enjoys keeping fit, cricket and spending time with his friends and family.
BA (Hons) in Business Administration
Valuations Co-ordinator of the Operations Department
Duncan Fry is the Valuations Co-ordinator of the Operations Department and has a degree in Business Administration.
He has worked in the investment administration industry in Devon and Hampshire since 2001. Duncan is married and enjoys spending time with his young son, as well as watching football when time allows.
BA (Hons) in Business Management, Completed SII examinations
Rachel Phelan is a Registration Officer.
She joined Anson as a graduate in 2009 after completing a Business Management degree at the University of Winchester. Rachel is now an Associate Member of the CISI, having passed the Investment Operations Certificate. Rachel’s interests include fashion, socialising and holidays in the sun.
BA (Hons) in Accounting & Finance, FCCA
Director & Finance Manager
Joe Routledge is the Finance Manager and a director of Anson Administration (UK) Limited, Anson Fund Services (UK) Limited and Anson Registrars (UK) Limited.
He is also the Group’s Money Laundering Reporting Officer in the UK. He has a degree in Accountancy and Finance and is a Chartered Certified Accountant.
Joe started his career with the leading independent accountancy practice in Somerset and, prior to joining Anson, was a senior audit manager with leading accountancy practices in both Somerset and Hampshire. Joe’s interests include travelling and supporting Southampton Football Club.
BSc (Hons) Accounting, ACA
Emily MacKay is a Fund Accountant. She qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2008 in a large Welsh accountancy practice where she progressed from an audit trainee to Business Services’ Manager. Her interests are travelling, cooking and keeping fit.
BSc (Hons) in Marine Environmental Chemistry, ACA
Danielle Rossiter is a Fund Accountant. She joined the Accounts Team in 2012 from RSM Tenon where she worked in Corporate Finance. Danielle started her career with Deloitte in Guernsey where she qualified as a Chartered Accountant. She also enjoyed a year working in Dublin as part of Deloitte’s Financial Services audit team.
Danielle is a busy mother of two who enjoys socialising with friends and family, scuba diving and travelling.
BSc (Hons) in Mathematical Studies
Nicola Cozens is an Accounts Administrator. She joined Anson’s Operations Team in 2011 after graduating from Reading University having completed an honours degree in Mathematical Studies and transferred to the Accounts Team in 2012. Nicola’s interests include reading and travelling.