Bill Lexmond has been involved in the tax and trust area for over 30 years. He has qualified as a lawyer in a number of jurisdictions (Ontario (Canada), England & Wales, Hong Kong and New Zealand). He has been living in Singapore for over 20 years. He was a tax partner in PwC before joining private banking in 2001. He was Chairman of the Singapore Chapter of STEP for 8 years. He was responsible for wealth structuring in his positions with Citibank and UBS in private banking. He retired from private banking at the end of 2010. Since then, he has been involved in consulting with individuals and families in relation to the ownership of and succession to their wealth as well as acting as a director of trust companies and protector companies and personally acting as a protector. As a third element, Bill is involved in leading the Certificate and all four Diploma courses in various venues around the world.