Meet the team

The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators maintains a presence in Jersey through its local Branch Council. The Council strives to enhance the presence of the ICSA within Jersey, to support members and students throughout their careers and study programmes, as qualified or aspiriing chartered secretaries.

The Council is maintained in accordance with a strict set of guidelines, or constitution. The constitution is bespoke to the Council's needs and operations and allows for a flexible approach towards providing support to and enhancing the presence of members and students of the ICSA in Jersey. 

The Council works alongside other Branches of the ICSA to ensure a consistent and applied approach across all areas, as well as working with the ICSA on the development of new programmes, products and reports.

More information on each of the Council members can be found below and should you have any queries or wish to become a member of the Council, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Robert Le Corre (FCIS)

Robert Le Corre (FCIS) Chairman

Since becoming an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators in 1997 Robert has successfully combined the knowledge gained in qualifying with his experience in Information Technology to service the business needs of the offshore finance industry.

Until December 2014 he was a shareholder and CEO of Unity Software Limited, a successful software development company which provided solutions to companies in 15 global offshore jurisdictions. Following the sale of the company to a UK Plc Robert joined Moore Stephens in Jersey were his role as company secretary requires him to service the needs of a network of in-house companies.

Robert has been Chairman of the Jersey branch since 2014  and became a Fellow of the Institute in 2016.

Sue De Gruchy ACIS

Sue De Gruchy ACIS Secretary

Sue is a trust manager at Garfield-Bennett Trust Company where she is responsible for a varied portfolio of clients and has oversight of a team of administrators. During her career Sue has held senior roles at a number of licensed Trust companies in the Channel Islands and with over 40 years of working in the offshore financial services industry, in both the banking and trust sectors, Sue's considerable experience is greatly appreciated in her role as secretary of the Jersey branch.

Anna Tredant ACIS

Anna Tredant ACIS Treasurer

 Anna is a Senior Manager in the Private Client department for First Names Group in Jersey. She has worked in both private and institutional fiduciary institutions, dealing directly with clients from the UK, the rest of Europe and North America. Having worked in the the financial services industry for over 25 years, Anna brings a wealth of experience to the Jersey branch council.

Valerie Cunliffe FCIS

Valerie Cunliffe FCISCouncil Member

Valerie has over 15 years' experience in the financial services industry and is a manager with one of Jersey's leading financial services providers . Valerie is responsible for all matters, trust and corporate, for an ultra-high net worth multi-jurisdictional family, supporting the trustee directors, who are based globally, with the efficient running of various complex global structures and the management of the relationship with the family and its advisors.

Valerie has gained wide experience acting in a secretarial role for a number of complex offshore holding structures and serves as a company secretary on a number of companies.

Prior to her current role, Valerie worked for several international banks within their private client or employee benefit departments. 

Valerie is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, holds a post graduate degree in Education and Applied Phycology and a master’s degree in Linguistics and is currently is undertaking further professional qualifications.

Ziggy Pietrzykowski

Ziggy PietrzykowskiCouncil Member

Ziggy joined ICSA Jersey Council  in 2014 and have been administrating ICSA qualifications since 2010.

He is an experienced and motivated individual, working for BPP Processional Education as an ICSA Operations and Administration Manager.

Educated in Poland in Food Technology, he also gained an ICS Diploma in Hospitality Management and TOSEL qualification in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages.

Qualified in ICSA level 4 International Finance and Administration, currently studying towards ICSA Level 5 International Finance and Administration (DOFA)

Outside of work he likes to pursue fitness, photography, dance and travelling abroad for holidays. One of his favorite hobbies is also cooking.

Siobhan Dowdall

Siobhan DowdallCouncil Member

Siobhan is part of the Corporate Governance team at RBC Jersey. Siobhan assists with the provision of company secretarial services to the RBC subsidiaries in both Jersey and Guernsey ensuring compliance with all regulatory requirements. Siobhan previously worked in a client facing position locally providing both private and corporate administration to overseas clients before joining the Corporate Governance team at RBC.

Siobhan holds an MSc in Management and Corporate Governance from the University of Ulster and is an Associate member of ICSA.

Sean Kenny

Sean KennyCouncil Member

Sean joined JTC as an Assistant Trust Officer in 2009 in his first role from university and, since then coupled with a fulfilled ambition of travelling the world for a year in 2012, he has successfully developed his career to his latest managerial promotion in 2017.

Sean is currently responsible for the management of a portfolio of private wealth clients (predominantly from East Africa as well as the UK) and their entities which engage in activities across a number of asset classes including quoted / unquoted investments, commercial and residential property and trading structures.

Having professionally qualified with the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA), he is now studying towards Chartered status and sits as a council member of the ICSA Jersey Committee. Sean has also been featured in the definitive 2017 eprivateclient Top 35 Under 35 list which is designed to identify, recognise, introduce and promote the rising stars of the private client professions.

Siobhan Lavery ACIS

Siobhan Lavery ACISCouncil Member

Siobhan has over 11 years company secretarial experience of London Stock Exchange listed companies. She qualified as an ACIS in 2014 and is a former winner of the ICSA Jersey Company Secretarial Officer of the Year award. She currently works for BNP Paribas Securities Services S.C.A Jersey Branch, as an Associate Director, Head of Listed Company Secretarial Services.

She previously spent a year working for Credit Suisse Administration Services (Cayman Islands) assigned to their Global FATCA project and Anti Money Laundering procedures. Prior to this she worked in London for Downing LLP for seven years. 

Alice Read LLM, FCIS, TEP 

Alice Read LLM, FCIS, TEP Council Member

Alice is Head of Corporate Services for Intertrust Jersey. A new addition to the ICSA Jersey council Alice brings with her a wealth of experience in the offshore finance industry having worked in jurisdictions including Dubai, Dublin and Bermuda.

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