Michelle has nearly 25 years’ industry experience and joined JTC in 2015 to head up the company’s office in the British Virgin Islands (BVI). Since then her role has significantly diversified and she now has responsibility as MD for JTC’s private client operations in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
In addition to managing the daily administration activities of this jurisdiction, Michelle also has responsibility for building the team, together with expanding JTC’s service offering in this jurisdiction, supporting the Regional Americas Head – Emilio Miguel, by developing relationships with clients, third party introducers and a variety of intermediaries.
Prior to JTC, Michelle was based in Singapore for eight years. She spent four years with Barclays as Managing Director of the Singapore and Hong Kong trust divisions and the other four with Cititrust, where she set up and ran a similar operation. She has also spent a number of years in the private wealth arena in Switzerland (Zurich) working for Citi and Credit Suisse with a particular focus on the Asian marketplace.
Michelle has been named as one of Citywealth’s ‘Power Women’ in their Leaders List in 2016, 2017, 2018 & 2019.
After being recognised in Citywealth’s IFC Top 200 ‘Power women’ in both 2017 and 2018, Michelle was also shortlisted for Citywealth’s ‘Powerwomen’ Award – Woman of the Year – Leadership – Financial Organisation (Managing Director) in 2020.