Jon Bachelet, one of Louvre Trust (Guernsey) Limited’s longest standing employees, has become the youngest member of the company’s board following his appointment as Trust Director. After leaving the Grammar School at 17 years old, Jon started his career within the finance industry by joining Louvre Trust.
Jon’s time with the Guernsey-based trust company started in 1999 as an Assistant Trust & Company Administrator and he has since progressed steadily through the ranks. In 2008 he was appointed to the management team as a Trust Manager and in 2010 he was promoted again to become an Associate Director.
His appointment to the Board was confirmed in January 2014 and Jon’s new role will see him lead three administration and client facing teams within Louvre Trust (Guernsey) Limited. He also has a support team of four, giving him responsibility for 18 members of staff.
Highly qualified, Jon has completed the Guernsey Certificate in Offshore Administration; a Professional Diploma in Financial Services Management and the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, Diploma in International Trust Management, in which he achieved the STEP Award for Highest Mark for Trust Creation: Law & Practice paper in 2009
During his 15 years with Louvre Trust he has witnessed huge growth in the company, from being a single jurisdiction business to a global group with offices in Singapore, Dubai, British Virgin Islands, Cayman, Hong Kong, London, Switzerland and Liechtenstein.
As well as rising through the ranks of Louvre Trust, Jon met his wife, Kerry through the business. He is known for his huge technical knowledge of UK tax rules and this, along with his unassuming manner and calm nature, make him an asset to Louvre Trust. “Jon joined the company as the 14th member of staff within the Group, which now employs over 60 members globally, and his personal career has continued to develop throughout the years alongside the growth of the Company. We are delighted to be able to make this appointment and to welcome Jon to the Board.” Haidée Stephens, Managing Director.