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Gareth Thomas

Managing Director - BVI

Gareth is the Managing Director of Ocorian's BVI office. He joined the company* in January 2014 from Ogier Fiduciary Services (BVI) Limited, where he was Managing Director as well as having Group Service Line responsibility for Corporate Services in the Caribbean and Hong Kong. Prior to Ogier (BVI), Gareth was the General Manager of Codan Trust Company (BVI) Limited. Gareth started his career in London with PricewaterhouseCoopers in their Company Secretarial Division and later joined Schroders plc as Manager in their Investment Trusts Department. Gareth then moved from the UK to pursue a career offshore, starting in Bermuda before making the British Virgin Islands his permanent home in 2002. Gareth holds an LLB Law Degree, is a Fellow of the British Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA), and is a qualified Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP).Gareth sits on various BVI Committees such as the Company Law Review Advisory Committee, the Financial Services Institute Advisory Committee and was the Founding Chairman of the ICSA BVI Branch.

*Estera prior to its merger with Ocorian in early 2020

Trust and Estate Practitioner
Commissioner for Oaths

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Upcoming changes to the BVI Business Companies Act

The BVI has recently enacted the BVI Business Companies (Amendment) Act, 2002, and BVI Business (A...

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