Saltgate names new Luxembourg director


 30 August 2022


Fund administrator Saltgate SA has appointed Jean-François Flamant to its board in Luxembourg.


Jean-François – known throughout the funds industry as Jeff – joined Saltgate as its Head of Depositary last year.


He has over two decades’ experience in financial services. He oversees Saltgate’s depositary servicing for fund managers to help drive Saltgate’s client service.


Jeff joined Saltgate from TMF Group, where he was Head of Depositary Services. He also spent 20 years as an alternative funds specialist at ABN Amro and BGL BNP Paribas.


Luxembourg's financial regulator, the CSSF, has authorised Jeff’s appointment to Saltgate SA’s board. He also acts as an authorised manager of Saltgate SA.


Saltgate’s Head of Depositary, Jeff Flamant, says:

‘It’s great to be joining Saltgate SA’s board. In my time in the financial world, I’ve been aware of Saltgate’s reputation for offering a personalised, flexible client experience – something that my time here has confirmed.’


‘It’s an attitude that fits in with my approach of focusing on the long-term, and adapting your approach to make sure your clients’ assets are always in safe hands. I am happy to see that Saltgate SA is increasing its market share and commitment in Luxembourg.’


Saltgate’s Chief Corporate Officer, Hannah Culshaw, says:

‘This is a great appointment. Jeff is recognised as a force in the funds industry. As well as his financial experience, he’s known for exceptional quality and for making sure clients get a great service, with a personal touch.’


‘In the time that Jeff’s been at Saltgate, he’s shown an active commitment to driving our culture and practices forward so that we’re best placed to support our clients through best-practice service delivery.’


‘At Saltgate, we’ve always focused on two things to help us stand apart: building long-term relationships with our clients, and developing our talent so our teams can achieve their best. Jeff exemplifies that. His knowledge and personality are a great fit for our team, and I’m happy to welcome him to the board.’


About Saltgate


Saltgate launched in 2007 to provide fund administration and accounting services for private equity, debt, and real estate asset classes. With offices in Jersey, Luxembourg and London, its 200-strong team manages around US$100bn of assets under administration.


As a people-first organisation, Saltgate aims to attract the best people and help them develop so they can deliver exceptional client services.


Saltgate embraces diversity, and has a culture of openness, which is reflected in its core values – engagement, partnership, integrity, and commitment. Whether you’re a client or a colleague, Saltgate will partner with you to make sure you achieve your best.


Saltgate Limited is a limited company registered in Jersey with registered number 97247 and is regulated by the Jersey Financial Services Commission.


Saltgate S.A. is a société anonyme incorporated and existing under the laws of Luxembourg under number B128029 and is authorised and regulated by the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier.


Saltgate (UK) Limited is a limited company registered in England and Wales with registered number 6453876 and is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.


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