Christopher is an experienced professional with a demonstrated history of more than 10 years in the financial services industry. Prior to joining Fiduchi, he worked in banking – with a focus on Middle East private clients – based in Dubai and Jersey. He is a qualified investment professional.
Christopher is responsible for growing Fiduchi’s Middle East business. Through his wide-ranging regional network, he services clients, both high net worth individuals and corporate institutions, offering them a range of bespoke fiduciary solutions. In order to further grow Fiduchi’s Middle East market penetration, Christopher re-located to Dubai in December 2018 as Regional Director of Fiduchi Limited (DMCC Branch).
In what little spare time Christopher has - thanks to his two young sons - he enjoys tennis, reading spy novels, and is looking forward to improving his elementary Arabic.
Global crises, like that presented by COVID-19, cause economic shockwaves around the world. They pose serious challenges to businesses across all sectors and geographies, including how to keep employees engaged in challenging times? And, how to ensure that they are incentivised to outperform in the future?
With the world is going through a period of considerable uncertainty and minds tend to get focused on the need to plan for eventualities in future. In the context of families, this means considering what needs to be done to protect and preserve the legacy of the family business and their wealth. In this article, we take the opportunity to explore the potential benefits of structuring as well as sharing some insights drawn from recent and current client experience in the Middle East.
Based on research conducted in November of last year by Hubbis, in conjunction with Jersey Finance, there is an estimated USD 1 trillion due to be passed down in the next decade from older Middle Eastern patriarchs and matriarchs to the younger generation.