RBS International is expanding its funds banking team in Jersey with the recruitment of five new staff, including new managers with wide ranging corporate banking and wealth management experience.
James Hamelin has been appointed as a Director, Funds Banking in Jersey. Joining the bank as a graduate in 2010, James previous role saw him working within the Markets team, assisting funds customers to manage their foreign exchange and interest rate risk.
Helen Gleeson and Lee Wilson have been appointed Associate Directors within the Jersey funds team.
Helen, an Associate Director in Portfolio Management, was previously responsible for the financial and management accounting for RBS International’s Personal and Business Banking division and Head Office areas. She has a 13-year career with the Bank, spent primarily in Corporate and Markets managing a portfolio of Jersey and Luxembourg based trusts, intermediaries and funds.
Lee, an Associate Director, Funds Banking, who has 15 years’ experience at the Bank, was previously a Senior Relationship Manager meeting the needs of a range of high net worth clients and working in partnership with Coutts Crown Dependencies in providing wealth management services.
Claude Leconte has been appointed as Assistant Relationship Director with the Funds Banking team and has a 14 year career with the Bank. She has joined from Business and Premier Banking where she was previously managing a portfolio of personal customer as a Relationship Manager.
The final addition to the Funds Banking team is Sophie Lee, who joined the Bank only in September last year on the RBS International graduate programme and since then has worked in various roles within the Money Markets team. This will be Sophie’s second rotation of four within RBS International.
Seán O’Callaghan, Head of Private Equity Real Estate and Funds Banking, Jersey said: “Growing our funds banking team is a key part of our strategy and we’re delighted to welcome five new colleagues. By strengthening the team, who work closely with colleagues across the bank to provide comprehensive range of corporate banking services and treasury solutions, we’re enhancing our ability to deliver the best possible customer service to our fund clients, both managers and administrators.”