IQ-EQ appoints Head of Fund Operations in Guernsey

We’re pleased to announce that Gareth Smith, a fund administration and private equity specialist, has been appointed as Head of Fund Operations in Guernsey.

Gareth has extensive fund administration and private equity experience within the Channel Islands. In his previous roles, Gareth was the Head of Channel Islands for Apex Fund Services and held the position of Head of Private Equity for the European region. He’s equally comfortable with all alternative asset classes as well as open-ended funds and has sat on several client boards in these sectors. Gareth has most recently been leading the Operations team at Ocorian.

As Head of Fund Operations, Gareth will provide overall leadership for the Funds business in Guernsey whilst also managing, building, and developing partnerships with new and existing clients and intermediaries. Gareth will collaborate with the Directors in leading and managing the teams in the delivery of their excellent client services. 

Commenting on the appointment, Guernsey’s Managing Director, Greg Kok, said:

“It’s an exciting time for Guernsey as our senior leadership team continues to grow. I’m delighted to have someone of Gareth’s calibre join us and I look forward to us benefiting from his extensive experience and expertise.”

Gareth Smith and Greg Kok