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Paul Watson,

Private Equity, Jersey

Leading a client relationship team, Paul oversees the delivery of accounting, administration, transfer agency and a range of other services to a major international private equity fund.

As a member of the private equity senior leadership team, Paul also plays a key role in managing the evolution of our service offering and delivering strategic change projects.

Background and experience

Before joining the Group in 2020, Paul was a Principal Consultant at Marbral Advisory. There, he advised a leading Private Bank on a large remediation programme following regulatory findings, ensuring robust programme governance and oversight were in place.

Prior to this, Paul led SANNE’s strategic change agenda as the Global Director of Change Management. Paul also held a number of senior appointments at HSBC in the UK, Channel Islands and Bermuda, latterly focussed on the delivery of the global financial crime compliance programme.


• MBA from the University of Birmingham.
• Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Liverpool John Moores University.
• Prince2 Project Management practitioner.

Outside of the office

Outside of work, Paul spends time with his wife Nathalie and their two young boys, Jacob and Barnaby. Paul is a passionate Aston Villa fan, and spends time coaching kids sporting activities, including football at St Paul’s and rugby at Jersey Reds.

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