Thursday 14 January 2021
Mr Antony Mancini and Mr Andrew Niles were today elected as Non Voting Members of the Committee for Economic Development and were selected from a very strong list of candidates. They will sit alongside the States Members on the Committee for Economic Development where they will be able to fully participate in the work, but will not have a vote.
Mr Mancini is a tax partner at KPMG in Guernsey and has spent almost 30 years advising UK, Guernsey and multinational businesses on local and international tax. Mr Mancini has also worked with a number of business associations and is the current Chair of the Guernsey International Business Association (GIBA) and has sat on GIBA Council for almost seven years. The BVCA represents the interests of the UK's private equity industry which forms the major component of Guernsey's growing funds sector.
Mr Niles has significant banking and fiduciary experience and has extensive multi-jurisdictional experience in finance, having worked in Hong Kong, London and Switzerland, and is now based in Guernsey. Since 2018, Mr Niles has advised funds, external management consulting firms, companies and family offices. Mr Niles currently chairs the Guernsey Finance Hong Kong Strategy Committee, sits on the General Committee for the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and has served as a global STEP Panel Expert since 2014.
Committee for Economic Development President, Deputy Neil Inder, said:
"Non-voting members add important and valuable input to the Committee's discussions and I am delighted to welcome Tony and Andrew to our future meetings as we progress the Committee's agenda. Both Tony and Andrew have significant experience in business and in the finance sector and their skills and expertise will, I am sure, contribute to and enhance the Committee's decision making process."