Mike Spittal

Since 2001, Mike has gained extensive experience in managing trust companies in the Channel Islands and, until 2010, was the Managing Director of Trident Trust Company and then Investec Trust in Jersey. During his time with Investec Trust, he also served as a director of their trust holding company which was responsible for the strategic management of the Investec Trust Group. At that time, Mike was also Head of Investec’s Fund Administration company in Guernsey.

Mike is now a consultant with Da Nova Consulting Ltd in Mauritius, acting as a freelance consultant to internationally based high net worth and ultra-high net worth individuals and families, as well as financial services organisations in Europe, Asia and the USA. Besides trust and fund company management, Mike is also well versed and accustomed to dealing with trust, fiduciary, compliance and tax laws in several jurisdictions. As a consultant he deals with complex family structures, international dispute resolution and advises fiduciary organisations on strategic refocusing post the implementation of global anti-money laundering legislation.

Mike is currently a tutor for the STEP Certificate and Diploma in International Trust Management.