Our leadership team, many of whom have been with us since Saltgate’s inception in 2007, remains very much at the forefront of our client relationships. Our clients repeatedly feel the benefit from their agility and strong decision-making quality. Saltgate’s dynamic and collaborative environment enables us to attract and retain the top talent in our industry. We give our employees opportunities to advance in an environment where teamwork and diversity are at the heart of our business principles. Our commitment to our people is one of our greatest assets.
Chief Commercial Officer
Alexandra Anthony is the Chief Commercial Officer, based in Jersey. Alexandra brings over 20 years’ experience within both the financial services and fund management industries. A Chartered Accountant, trained with KPMG, Alexandra joined Saltgate from Orion Capital Managers LLP (OCM) where she was Director of Finance, for six years. Before joining OCM she was Head of Fund Finance for Savills Investment Management where she was responsible for all financial aspects relating to the external real estate funds, for five years.
Hannah is the Group Chief Corporate Officer, based in Jersey. Hannah has over 15 years’ administration and transactional experience including sitting on the boards of a number of high-profile fund manager and corporate holding entities. She has a specialist focus on corporate governance, risk and compliance. Prior to joining Saltgate in 2007, Hannah spent three years with a leading administration firm providing services to a variety of alternative asset funds. Hannah is a Chartered Governance Professional and a graduate of the University of Nottingham.
Simon Riley is the Chief Executive Officer based in Jersey. Having joined Saltgate at its inception in 2007, Simon has played an integral part in growing and shaping the Saltgate business into what it is today. Simon has over 20 years’ experience in the alternative asset fund industry specialising in working with clients to service a wide variety investment structures in Jersey, Luxembourg and the UK across our core asset classes of real estate, debt and private equity. Simon is a Chartered Accountant, having worked at Arthur Andersen and Deloitte.
Ali drives Saltgate’s people strategy. She develops our talent so we can give our clients a best-in-class service.
She started her career in investment banking, spending 11 years at Goldman Sachs. She then joined the US hedge fund Citadel as a senior talent strategist. Before joining Saltgate, she ran her own talent strategy consultancy.
Based in Jersey, John is Director with responsibility for the service delivery and client relationship management to a significant and growing base of Private Equity clients. Prior to joining Saltgate in October 2007, John spent over five years working for a leading third-party fund administrator specialising in alternative asset funds. As the head of a team of specialist administrators, he was responsible for all aspects of administering both small and large European private equity funds with an aggregate committed capital of over €25bn, including some of Europe’s largest funds at the time. Before focusing on alternative asset fund services, John worked in Equity Capital Markets at Paribas and Goldman Sachs in London.
James is based in Jersey and oversees the service delivery and client relationship management for some of our key client relationships. James re-joined Saltgate from CVC Capital Partners in 2020, where he was a Director, Corporate Administration. James is a Chartered Governance Professional with over 15 years’ experience in offshore financial services and he brings a wealth of corporate, technical and transactional knowledge to the team.
Adrian oversees the service delivery and client relationship management for a significant and growing portfolio of real estate clients based in Jersey. Adrian has over 20 years’ experience of client servicing and significant involvement with institutional clients on the administration of real estate investment structures. Adrian is a Chartered Accountant, having qualified with Arthur Anderson.
Lizette is responsible for the management and oversight of Saltgate’s client service delivery in Jersey. Lizette has over 12 years’ experience of private equity and real estate financial reporting in IFRS, US, GAAP and various local GAAP. Lizette qualified as a Certified Public accountant in 2003 with KPMG and joined Saltgate in 2013.
Valere is responsible for the management and oversight of Saltgate’s service delivery in Luxembourg. Valere joined Saltgate from Deloitte Luxembourg where he was a Managing Director in the accounting and tax group, responsible for a number of real estate and private equity clients. Valere has been involved in building pan European teams and tools for servicing global clients. Valere is an experienced accountant having worked across various industries including real estate, private equity and automotive.
Julian is responsible for the management and oversight of Saltgate’s service delivery in London. An FCA qualified accountant with over 20 years of experience in the private equity and real estate fund administration industry, Julian has a strong focus on delivery of client service excellence and utilizing technology to mitigate business risk and improve processes. Julian has considerable experience of leading teams and managing a wide range of clients in both the onshore and offshore private equity and real estate fund spaces.
Tim is responsible for the oversight and management of Saltgate’s IT function and is based in Jersey. Having joined Saltgate in 2014, Tim uses his extensive experience and vast knowledge in Information Technology to ensure that we have the best technology, tools and processes. Tim holds the CISA, CISSP and PRINCE2 certifications, an MBA and an MSc in Information Technology.
Based in Jersey, Jean-Philippe leads Saltgate’s Compliance function and has over 17 years of experience in the offshore financial services industry. Prior to joining Saltgate in 2019, Jean-Philippe held day-to-day responsibility for the compliance activities of the Fund Clients at an international fund and corporate service provider, including holding the positions of Compliance Officer, Money Laundering Compliance Officer and Money Laundering Reporting Officer on regulated client entities. Jean-Philippe has also held a principal person roles and served on the board of a number of Funds and Managed Entities for a US-based international financial services provider. Jean-Philippe holds two French LL.M. in Law, the International Diploma in Financial Crime Prevention from the International Compliance Association and is an associate of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators.
Stuart leads Saltgate’s business development function and is based in Jersey. A financial services professional with over 25 years of industry experience, Stuart has spent the last 15 years focusing on the provision of bespoke solutions in the Private Equity and Private Equity Real Estate Fund sector, developing high quality and long-lasting client relationships. Prior to joining Saltgate, Stuart was the Director of Business Development for the Jersey office of a multinational administration service provider. Prior to that Stuart held numerous senior positions with RBS International, most recently as Senior Director of the Offshore Funds Team.
Michala is responsible for Saltgate’s People function and is based in Jersey. Michala joined Saltgate in 2020 and is a Chartered member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. Michala is a highly experienced HR professional, having delivered solutions that support the people strategy and leading on HR digitalisation. She has worked internationally, locally and as part of the Big Four as HR Manager.
“Since joining the business in 2007 as a newly qualified ICSA Professional, Saltgate’s dynamic environment has fostered my desire for personal and professional growth, providing expert training opportunities and technical support as well as a commitment to advancement through engagement with coaches and mentors. I now strive to ensure our deeply entrenched values help to support our employees on their own unique journeys with Saltgate.”