Ben joined MJ Hudson’s Fund administration team in November 2021 as an Associate Director as part of the senior management team, overseeing fund operations in Guernsey, bringing with him his experience and knowledge in regulatory matters and the structuring and operation of open and closed-ended funds. prior to becoming a director of the funds and corporate and private client business units in Guernsey in 2022.
Ben became Director of the funds and corporate and private client business units in Guernsey in 2022.
Ben has over 18 years’ experience in the capital markets and fund sectors with experience of various fund structures including hedge funds, private equity, traditional mutual fund structures and debt instruments.
Prior to MJ Hudson, Ben worked at a boutique funds consultancy providing regulatory and structuring advice for funds and other pooled investment structures, including commodity pools, and was part of the team that structured and launched the first authorised Guernsey cryptocurrency fund. Previously Ben was a Senior Manager at The International Stock Exchange and a member of the Listings and Membership Committee, which was the regulatory and supervisory decision-making body overseeing the Official List. Ben helped setup and acted as a director for SEI Investments Company’s Guernsey custody and investment platform.
Ben is Chairman of the Guernsey Investment and Funds Association - Technical & Innovation Committee and the President of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI), Guernsey Branch. He has been a participant in industry working groups, covering areas including cryptocurrencies, Market Abuse, MiFID II and Islamic Finance.
- Chartered Member of the CISI
- Associate of the Institute of Director
- CISI Islamic Finance Qualification
- CISI Certificate in Advanced Wealth Management: Applied Financial Advice & Management
- CISI Certificate in Wealth and Investment Management
In his spare time, Ben is an avid mountain biker and helps with the Guernsey Velo Club. He is lifelong supporter of Saracens Rugby Club and the NFL’s Seattle Seahawks.