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Nick Cawley

Global Head - Private Clients

Nick leads Ocorian's global Private Client services team and is chairman of several of Ocorian's regulated entities. In 2016, Nick oversaw the successful completion of the management buyout of the corporate and fiduciary services business from Bedell Group where he was Chief Executive Officer of Ocorian's business and a partner since 2005 (having joined the firm in 2004). Nick took up his new role on 1 January 2019.

During his time as CEO, Nick grew the business with four new acquisitions (in just 24 months), to extend jurisdictional coverage into the Netherlands, Luxembourg, New York, Dubai, South Africa and the Ivory Coast, and to expand Ocorian's workforce from 200 to 700 staff worldwide.

Nick is a chartered accountant and has worked in a Big 4 accounting practice (he was a partner at Ernst & Young) and for two major international banks. Throughout his career, and in addition to his management experience, Nick has been involved in a broad spectrum of corporate and private client structures involving clients based in many jurisdictions globally. 

Nick is winner of the 'Editor's Choice' award at the Citywealth IFC Awards 2015 and has been named as one of the Top most 50 Influential by Private Client Practitioner for five consecutive years; 2012-2017.

Nick has been acknowledged in the "Honours List" in the "Leading Trustees" category annually from 2012 to date in Citywealth Leaders List.

Memberships
Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) FCA
Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)

My latest articles

The importance of a letter of wishes

What is a letter of wishes, what are the benefits of having one, and why should they be kept updat...

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Ocorian named Family Office Adviser of the Year!

We are thrilled to announce that we have been named Family Office Adviser of the Year in the Cityw...

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