IQ-EQ appoints new Managing Director for the Isle of Man

IQ-EQ names Simon Scott as its new Managing Director for the Isle of Man as the Group continues to invest in the region.

Simon has over 35 years in the banking industry, specialising in client relationship management, commercial performance, strategic change and stakeholder leadership.

Prior to joining IQ-EQ, Simon was Managing Director, Isle of Man Country Head, of a British multinational bank in the Crown Dependency for ten years. Initially specialising in Corporate Credit and Corporate Relationship Banking in the London regions, he also spent five years working for the Africa division, leading a major multi-jurisdictional change project, as well as serving as Credit Director in Mauritius.

During his professional career, Simon obtained an MBA from Durham University and completed the Chartered Director qualification, as well as the Diploma in Company Direction with the Institute of Directors.

Simon will be working closely with John Legrand, Regional CEO of the United Kingdom, Ireland & Crown Dependencies. In his new role, Simon will be responsible for the growth strategy and leading the day-to-day management of the Isle of Man business. 

Commenting on his appointment, Simon said:

“I’ve been looking for a new challenge and I’m delighted to be appointed as the Managing Director for IQ-EQ Isle of Man. I look forward to working with my new colleagues to build on the successes and to drive the business forward for the jurisdiction.”

John Legrand, Regional CEO, added:

“Given his strong operational leadership credentials and extensive experience in financial services in the Crown Dependencies and beyond, I believe Simon brings the right expertise to this role as Managing Director. I look forward to working closely with him and the rest of the team to grow the Isle of Man business.”

Simon Scott