New Commissioner Appointed

15th June 2021

The Commission is delighted to announce that Mr Julian Winser has been sworn in as a Commissioner after being approved by the States of Deliberation. The vacancy arose following the retirement of Mr Bob Moore, the Commission’s former Vice-Chairman. Mr Winser will be appointed as the Commission’s Chairman on the retirement of Drs Cees Schrauwers in December.

Mr Winser served in the military as an officer in the Royal Green Jackets and Army Air Corps. On leaving he spent ten years at Baring Asset Management in operations and investment management, and subsequently 23 years at Schroders working in the investment market on behalf of both private clients and institutions.  Between 2005 and 2020 he was CEO of Schroders’ offshore private client business based in Guernsey responsible for the Channel Islands, Gibraltar, Malta and Bermuda, while also being part of the team managing Cazenove Capital worldwide.

He has been a Trustee of Youth Clubs UK, President of the Guernsey Chamber of Commerce and Chairman of the Guernsey Youth Commission.  Currently he is Chairman of the Shadow Governors of the Guernsey Institute, Chairman of the Guernsey Friends of DofE, and Chairman of Garenne, a privately owned construction group including RG Falla, AFM, GeoMarine, Granite Le Pelley and Rabeys, with businesses across Guernsey, Jersey and the UK. He is a CEDR trained mediator, and advisor to the Oxford Process, an international conflict resolution organisation.

Speaking about the appointment, the Commission’s Chairman Drs Cees Schrauwers said: “I am delighted that Julian has been appointed as a Commissioner. Julian brings a wealth of financial services knowledge and professional expertise which will be hugely valuable to the Commission.”