Board of Directors

Nick Watkins

Independent non-executive director

Nick Watkins was appointed as a Director on 17 March 2017.

Mr. Watkins is Jersey resident and is a partner and director of Altair Partners Limited, which provides independent directors to funds and regulated entities.

Prior to joining Altair in 2014, Mr. Watkins was global head of transaction management for Deutsche Bank's Alternative Fund Services division (DBFS) where he was responsible for transaction management and in-house legal support for DBFS' worldwide fund administration, FoF custody and depositary offering across a wide range of alternative fund types, including private equity and real estate funds, hedge funds, securitisation structures and other investment funds. 

Prior to joining Deutsche Bank in Jersey in 2010, Mr. Watkins spent six and a half years with Citco Trustees in the Cayman Islands, where he was assistant managing director, senior in-house counsel and responsible for managing the Caribbean trust portfolio, which included the regional unit trust trustee function, and Citco Cayman's hedge fund secretarial business. Before joining Citco, he worked as legal services manager for Abacus Trust Company in the Isle of Man and prior to that, as a corporate tax lawyer for Dechert LLP in London.

Mr. Watkins is a qualified solicitor in England and Wales, has a BA Joint Honours degree in Modern Languages from Bristol University, and is a member of the Jersey branch of the Institute of Directors.

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