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Aztec Group makes senior hire in Guernsey

Independent fund and corporate services provider, the Aztec Group, has appointed private equity expert, Gavin Hayman, as a Director in their Guernsey office.

Hayman will form part of the team responsible for developing and leading the delivery of the Aztec Group’s private equity fund services’ client proposition in Guernsey. Day-to-day he will ensure the effective management of client relationships for both the Guernsey office and across the firm’s other jurisdictions. As a new member of the local executive team, Hayman will support the leadership team in shaping the Group’s strategic direction.
Hayman joined the Aztec Group from Ipes, where he held the position of Chief Financial Officer for the past eight years. A member of the Ipes board, Hayman previously played an active role in developing the company’s finance strategy as well as leading the financial modelling for all their regulatory Group applications, product launches and budgets.
A Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Hayman also holds an honours degree in Business Administration from the University of Bath.
Aztec Group has been operating in Guernsey since 2007 and now employs over 110 people on the Island. The company specialises in the provision of fund and corporate services to alternative investment managers.
Commenting on the appointment, Rob Jones, the Aztec Group’s Head of Client Services, says: “Gavin’s extensive experience in the funds industry means he will bring a great deal of knowledge and expertise to the Group and I couldn’t be more pleased to welcome him to the team. His appointment reaffirms our commitment to Guernsey as a leading jurisdiction for fund administration and our investment in recruiting the best people to make sure we continue to deliver unrivalled client service day in and day out.”
Hayman says: “I am really pleased to be to be joining the Aztec Group. It is such a dynamic and vibrant company with a real entrepreneurial spirit and I can’t wait to hit the ground running. The business has experienced great success over the past few years and still have managed to retain a great company culture, can do attitude and unrivalled market share. The Group’s approach to client service is second to none and I am really looking forward to continuing to grow the business with the team here in Guernsey.” 

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