Background and experience
Rylee joined the Group in 2011, accepting the role of Senior Financial Reporting Manager in our Luxembourg office. In this capacity, he headed the accounting function in Luxembourg and led a team of accountants and administrators responsible for providing services to multiple SPVs and funds. In addition to his client-facing role, Rylee also co-managed the Luxembourg office, overseeing local office management and operational matters.
After two years in Luxembourg, Rylee moved to the Group’s Jersey office to assume his current role as Chief Risk Officer.
Prior to joining us, Rylee worked in several internal audit roles in his home country of New Zealand. As an Internal Audit Manager for Suncorp Group Services Limited in Auckland, he performed internal audits across a number of wealth management, private and commercial insurance operations in both New Zealand and Australia. Before that, he worked at Ernst and Young’s Auckland office for three years, providing risk advisory and internal audit services, primarily to financial institutions and insurance companies.
- Degree in Accounting, Finance and Information Systems from the University of Canterbury.
- Professional Postgraduate Diploma in Governance, Risk and Compliance.
- Chartered Accountant with Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.
Outside of the office
Rylee is a keen skier and avid follower of rugby. However, these days the majority of his time is spent with his wife and young family.