HSBC has strengthened its trust business with the appointment of Christopher Jones as Head of Trust Relationship Management for Private Wealth Solutions in the Channel Islands.
Based in Jersey, Christopher, who previously worked in HSBC’s private banking business in Hong Kong, will oversee the delivery of first-class succession planning solutions to the Bank’s high net worth and ultra high net worth clients.
Having worked at HSBC for 13 years, Mr Jones was most recently based in Hong Kong as a Team Head in the Private Banking relationship management platform covering the International Private Wealth market. Christopher joined the relationship management platform in 2015 after spending five years in the Bank’s Private Wealth Solutions business in Hong Kong in both the Family Governance and Wealth Planning teams. He was previously with the Bank in Taiwan and London.
Highly qualified, he holds the STEP Diploma in International Trust Management, is a Chartered Financial Analyst Charterholder and a Chartered Management Accountant.
Commenting on his appointment, Mr Jones said:
“The Channel Islands Private Wealth Solutions business has gone through some significant and positive changes in recent years to offer our clients the very best service. With this in mind, I truly believe it is positioned to become one of the leading succession planning businesses in Europe, as it is in Asia, and I’m excited to be a part of what is already an incredibly passionate and driven team in the Channel Islands.”
Anthony Hingley, Head of Private Wealth Solutions in the Channel Islands, also commented:
“Private Wealth Solutions is a key business area for HSBC, which is ever evolving to meet the needs of our clients. With Christopher’s wealth of experience with the Bank, he understands HSBC’s priorities and values and will be a core part of our developing strategy in the coming years. We welcome Christopher and his family to the island.”