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Stephen has been with the Group since 1998 and joined the Group Board of Directors in January 2004. He has undertaken several roles during that period including Group COO responsible for the overseas offices and responsible for the sourcing, co-ordination and implementation of the M&A activities. In 2016 Stephen moved to the Cayman Islands to lead the acquisition and integration of Royal Bank of Canada’s wealth management division across the Caribbean Region. Stephen is a founding director of the SMP Group.
After graduating with a degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Lancaster Stephen trained as Chartered Accountant with a “Big 4” accountancy firm, qualifying in 1993 and becoming a Fellow in 2005. In his current role, Stephen is responsible for managing the Caribbean Region as well as the sourcing, co-ordination, and implementation of acquisition opportunities.
Elizabeth joined the Group in 2013 following its acquisition of the independent fund administration business she co-founded in 2004. She is a director of SMP Fund Services Limited and relocated to the Cayman Islands in 2018 to lead the business development strategy for the Group’s global fund services offering. She is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales and has held senior executive roles in the offshore fund administration sector over the last 25 years.
Angella Williams-Myers is a financial services professional with over 25 years industry experience. She joined SMP Partners during the acquisition of Cayman National Trust in October 2017; and leads the team which has responsibility for the establishment and administration of various fiduciary structures. Angella has a number of credentials in financial services management and has served in various positions in the industry.
Andrew Edgington is responsible for client relationships within the Cayman Corporate & Institutional Team. He has over 25 years’ experience of the funds industry covering the establishment and operation of offshore, hedge and alternative investment funds and trusts together with insightful expertise on governance and regulatory requirements.
Korie Drummond heads the Cayman Corporate & Institutional Team. She has extensive experience of the offshore financial services industry working in the key fields of trust and trustee services, corporate services and fund administration for clients based worldwide with a broad spectrum of investment approaches and client requirements.
Joyce Seymour is a financial services professional with over twenty years industry experience. She joined SMP Partners during the acquisition of Cayman National Trust in October 2017. Joyce is responsible for establishing and administering various fiduciary structures. She is a qualified member of The Society of Trust and Estates Practitioners (STEP).
Julie Blais has joined SMP Partners (Cayman) Limited in September 2018. She is responsible for setting the policies and procedures for adherence to regulatory requirements as well as the design and review of internal controls and monitoring adherence to these controls.