EPE Special Opportunities appoints Heather Bestwick as director
Ms. Bestwick has been a financial services professional for 25 years, onshore in the City of London and offshore in the Cayman Islands and Jersey.
Ms. Bestwick qualified as an English solicitor, specialising in ship finance, with City firm Norton Rose, and worked in their London and Athens offices for 8 years.
She joined global offshore law firm Walkers in the Cayman Islands, and became Managing Partner of the Walkers Jersey office in 2007.
Ms. Bestwick joined Jersey Finance in 2010 as Technical Director and Deputy Chief Executive, leading the development of finance industry legislation on behalf of industry and liaising with the regulator and government.
Ms. Bestwick also sat on the committees of the industry trade bodies (JFA, JBA, JATCO, JSCCA and the Financial and Commercial sub-committee of the Law Society) and is a founding member of Jersey Maritime International.
Ms. Bestwick is now an independent non-executive director, and is registered with the Jersey Financial Services Commission. She is a member of the Channel Islands committee of the Association of Investment Companies. ■