Ocorian, a provider of trust, administration and fiduciary services, has expanded its senior team in London with appointment of a Business Development Director and Head of Client Services.
Kristina Rowe brings over 20 years of financial services experience to Ocorian, joining from State Street where she worked in the private equity and real estate fund administration business, as well as the EMEA Strategy Chief Administrative Office. As Director, Head of Client Services (UK) she is responsible for delivering services to corporate and institutional clients, alternative investment funds, corporate trustee clients and private clients.
Rowe says: “I’m delighted to have joined Ocorian; it’s an exciting time to be a part of the Group. I’m thoroughly enjoying working with Alan Booth and the wider team. We are fortunate in our broad range of clients and services and we have a book of business with plenty of opportunities to add scale and grow.”
Jamie Riley joins as Business Development Director in the corporate and institutional team, focussing on corporate trust and agency, debt restructuring, facility agent and escrow services.
Riley began his career in the capital markets industry in 1999 and has gained his experience predominately in sales and relationship management. He joins from Intertrust and prior to that he worked at large financial institutions including BNY Mellon, Deutsche Bank and HSBC. He has experience working on multiple structures (including public and private transactions) across various asset classes and industries.
“I am delighted to join the team, providing the opportunity for me to use my experience and knowledge to add value for our clients and business partners,” says Riley. “The financial strength and independence of Ocorian (with Inflexion’s backing), the experience of the team and the global footprint provides clients with a fantastic proposition in a competitive market place.”
Alan Booth (pictured), Head of Corporate & Institution (Europe) and Head of UK and Ireland, says: “Kristina and Jamie are joining Ocorian at an exciting inflexion point of our growth. Coupled with the impending merger with Estera, we are continually striving to attract the best and brightest to the team. Having Kristina and Jamie’s wealth of expertise in the funds and corporate arenas undoubtedly adds to our bench strength and I’m very much looking forward to working with them both to position Ocorian as the preeminent provider of corporate, fund and private client administration.”