RBS International has announced a series of senior appointments within its newly re-vamped Institutional Banking division in Jersey.
Seán O’Callaghan, who has 19 years’ experience working for RBS International in Jersey and with AIB in Ireland, has been appointed Head of Institutional Banking, Jersey. Seán, who has worked within Institutional Banking at RBS International since 2010, was most recently heading up the funds banking team. In his new role, he leads a team of 34 bankers who are based in Jersey, who provide banking services to locally based administrators and asset managers.
Alongside Seán, four experienced bankers have been appointed to lead the front-line teams. Sally Danvill, who has 25 years’ experience and joined from RBC where she spent eight years’ leading a team who supported the front line wealth management teams, is the new Head of the Institutional Fulfilment Team.
Michelle Andrew, a corporate banker with 35 years’ experience, has been appointed Senior Director. She joined the Bank from the real estate finance sector in the UK where she led a team and managed high profile institutional clients, including several Landed Estate clients based in Central London.
Paul Tandy, a corporate banker with 35 years’ general banking experience including ten years’ heading a team covering the Channel Island which created solutions for clients in the funds and financial institutions sector, has also been appointed Senior Director and will lead a team delivering solutions to institutional clients.
Paul Rogan, who has a 37-year career in banking, has been appointed to a Senior Director role. His previous roles have included the management of teams at RBS international who provide banking services to institutional clients, most recently to administrators and fund and asset manager clients.
The appointments follow the strategic change to the Bank’s structure designed to make the bank easier to deal with. As a result, Financial and Corporate Services, Funds Banking, Real Estate Finance and NatWest branded Trustee and Depositary Services (TDS), have been combined under the one Institutional Banking umbrella and are led on a jurisdictional basis.
Seán O’Callaghan, commented:
“The creation of four front line teams enables us to be more proactive in supporting our clients’ long-term strategic goals. The four experienced bankers appointed to head up these teams have a deep understanding of the institutional banking market, which is also reflected within the teams they will lead. These teams will deliver a wide range of services from day to day account opening requests through to structuring, negotiating and delivering debt solutions to locally based administrators and fund and asset managers As result, we are able to provide an enhanced local focus on the institutional banking market and it ensures we have senior representation from RBS International on the ground in Jersey able to drive speedier decision making.”