Board of directors
Geoff has over 20 years’ experience of working in financial services, both as a rated equity Analyst covering investment banks, asset managers and investment companies and as a senior fund manager before acting as a Director of leading financial services companies for the past 15 years. Those companies span three continents and a broad range of financial services activity. He is a Director of several private companies and a Principal in a venture capital business based in Guernsey, focused on disruption in financial and technology sectors.
Matthew Hudson founded the Group in 2010. He has over 30 years of private equity experience, both as a lawyer and as an investor. Matthew is a well-known industry figure, regularly speaks on new developments concerning the Alternative Assets industries and has authored two leading texts on funds and fund managers. Matthew co-founded the private equity group of SJ Berwin, which became a market leader in Europe. He re-established the O’Melveny & Myers London office and the London office for Proskauer, a leading east coast US firm.
Odi is the COO of MJ Hudson. He is responsible for the data & analytics division, the investment consulting business, and technology strategy. Odi also acts as the Executive Sponsor for ESG and sustainability for the group. He is a Member of the Executive Committee and Chair of the Operations Committee and the Environmental Sustainability sub-Committee and is a director of the MJ Hudson PLC Board. Odi has c.25 years of professional experience as an actuary, primarily working in institutional investment and risk, with a focus on strategy and alternative investments.
Peter previously held numerous directorships including: Finance Director of Mayo Wynne Baxter LLP; Finance Director and CEO at Hastings Insurance Services Limited; founding Chairman of Advantage Insurance Company (Gibraltar); and Non-Executive Director of Creechurch Managing Agency at Lloyd’s. Peter is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (FCA) and qualified while working for Peat, Marwick, Mitchell and Co (now KPMG).
Jonathan is the Principal of the law practice in Jersey. He joined the Group following its merger with VerrasLaw, which formed the Group’s Jersey legal practice in 2014. Jonathan was the founding partner of Verras Law. Prior to this he was employed by law firms Walkers (Jersey) and Ogier (Jersey) where he worked as a Jersey Advocate and a legal assistant respectively.
Mark is the Managing Director of the Group’s International Administration sub-division, which he set up in 2015. At the beginning of 2018 Mark also started the Fund Administration business in Guernsey. Mark has over 35 years of experience in financial services and is the former chairman of Guernsey Association of Trustees. Mark is a Chartered Accountant, and qualified at Peat, Marwick, Mitchell and Co, (now KPMG) in 1986.
Andreas has over 30 years’ experience in the financial services industry, with particular experience in banking, fiduciary services, investment services and fund management. For the last ten years of his Deutsche Bank career, which spanned from 1994 to 2018, he was a C suite executive with a regional and business responsibility reporting to group board members. He also sat on the Virgin Group board as a non-executive director which coordinated the whole of the Virgin group businesses. Andreas is a Chartered Accountant and qualified at PWC in 1994.
Charles is an experienced Director of and Adviser to public and private companies. Charles is a member of the Audit & Risk Committee. He is Non-Executive Chairman of Creo Medical Group plc, IXICO plc and 11 Health & Technologies Limited. He is a Chair of the UK Department of Health’s Invention for Innovation (i4i) Funding Panel. Previously, he was a Director of Aircraft Medical which was acquired by Medtronic Inc. in December 2015, and Stanmore Implants which was acquired by Stryker Inc. in April 2016.