The
Committee

Stephen Ainsworth

Stephen Ainsworth

President

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Stephen is President of GAPP and is the Senior Partner of the BWCI Group. He is also the Chairman of BWCI Pension Trustees Limited, the pensions administration and trusteeship arm of BWCI in Guernsey. Stephen has more than 30 years of experience in providing actuarial and consultancy advice to local, UK and international pension schemes.

Stephen is a Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, of the Pensions Management Institute and of the Chartered Insurance Institute. He is also a Trust and Estate Practitioner.

Jane Tuffs

Jane Tuffs

Honorary Secretary

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Jane is the Honorary Secretary of GAPP and a Senior Pensions Manager of the BWCI Group.

Jane is a pensions specialist with over 30 years of experience and has worked with defined benefit, defined contribution, managed and segregated pension schemes both in the UK and overseas.

Jane is a qualified PMI Pensions Trustee.

Greg Spencer

Greg Spencer

Honorary Treasurer

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Greg is Honorary Treasurer of GAPP and is the Learning & Development Manager for the BWCI Group. Greg had more than 25 years Trust Company experience working in the UK before moving to Guernsey in 2001, since when he has performed a number of different management roles for the BWCI Group.

Greg is a Chartered Associate of the Institute of Financial Services.

John Lewis

John Lewis

Committee Member

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John is a member of the GAPP Committee and a partner at Mourant Ozannes. He has been providing legal advice to the financial services industry in the UK, Australia and Guernsey for over 20 years.

John is an Advocate of the Guernsey Bar and a Solicitor (non-practising) in England and New South Wales. He is a member of IPEBLA, the International Pension & Employee Benefit Lawyers Association.

Roger Berry

Roger Berry

Committee Member & Chairman of QROPS Sub-Committee

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Roger is a member of the GAPP Committee and is Managing Director of the Concept Group Limited. Roger has 28 years of fiduciary and accountancy experience.

Roger is a qualified accountant and sits on a number of Guernsey Pension Committees and is Chairman of the GAPP QROPS Sub-Committee.

Alison Vine

Alison Vine

Committee Member

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Alison is a member of the GAPP Committee and is a Tax Director at Deloittes in Guernsey. Alison specialises in personal and fiduciary taxation matters dealing with clients in Guernsey, UK and internationally, She also deals with private clients trust and pension fiduciaries in both Guernsey and Jersey.

Alison is a member of the QROPS Code of Conduct Working Party and she was previously the Chairman of the Guernsey branch of the Chartered Institute of Taxation.

Alison is qualified as a Chartered Tax Adviser and has been working in Guernsey for over 20 years.

Anna Gray

Anna Gray

Committee Member

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Anna is a member of the GAPP Committee and an Associate at Babbé. in their Trusts and Pensions team.
She is a highly experienced trusts-law based pensions lawyer and has advised a wide range of trustee clients, in both the public and private sectors, on all aspects of establishing, operating and winding up pension schemes.

Stephen Hare

Stephen Hare

Committee Member

Stephen Hare is Managing Director of Sovereign Trust (Channel Islands) Limited, the Guernsey operation of the independent international market entry specialist The Sovereign Group (www.SovereignGroup.com). Stephen joined Sovereign in 2004 as in-house legal counsel to the Group’s Gibraltar office, responsible for legal, compliance and regulatory matters. In 2007 he was appointed to the board of the Gibraltar office before transferring to the Channel Islands in 2010 to launch the Guernsey office, which specialises in establishing and administering retirement solutions. Prior to joining Sovereign, he was a partner in the boutique law firm of CooperBurnett in England, specialising in trusts, wills, estates and tax planning. He qualified as a lawyer in 1998 and remains a member of the UK Law Society. He is also a member of The Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners, the Institute of Directors and the Chartered Management Institute.