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Jersey International Business School

Chris Usher
Chris Usher has over 15 years’ experience in financial services, working both in the UK and offshore, for major financial institutions such as Barclays Wealth and Santander. Chris now specialises in delivering training in investment management, taxation and regulatory issues. Formerly an International Investment Manager he advised both individuals and corporate entities on complex investment scenarios.
Chris has also provided support and advice to financial services companies in response to the Retail Distribution Review (RDR) regulations introduced by the FSA and the RFA by the Jersey Financial Services Commission.

Emma Boustouler
Before joining the Business School, Emma Boustouler had over ten years experience of working with Employee Benefit Trusts and share plans, most recently at HBOS where she was a Training Consultant with responsibility for the design and delivery of technical training for new and existing employees. Prior to this she worked in a number of roles at Mourant Employee Compensation Solutions including that of a Senior Account Manager. Emma is a qualified Chartered Secretary.

David Loader
David Loader has been involved in the financial markets for over 27 years, with particular focus on the operations, administration and settlement of securities and derivatives.
He has considerable senior management experience and was Director of SG Warburg Securities Ltd, Operations Director of Warburg Futures and Options Ltd, and Director Exchange Traded Derivatives at SBC. David is an experienced trainer specialising in topics such as Operational Risk, Clearing & Settlement, Custody, Fund Administration, Derivatives Operations, Corporate Actions and Securities Lending.

Jo French
Jo French is the Director of Education at Jersey International Business School. She has worked in offshore financial services since 1988 and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. Jo previously ran the ICSA Programme at BPP Professional Education where her students won many of the international prizes. Jo has also taught on CIMA and ACCA.
In addition she is a senior lecturer for the International Compliance Association delivering on their full range of AML and compliance qualifications. As well as exam training and involvement on JIBS’s extensive public programme, Jo specialises in developing bespoke, technical in-house CPD programmes covering a range of AML, compliance and governance issues. Clients include the British Bankers’ Association, the Association of Corporate Service Providers, the Guernsey Training Agency and the Isle of Man Law Society.
A committed educationalist, Jo obtained a First Class Law Degree in 2005 (LLB), facilitated through the Open University. She also recently achieved a Diploma in post graduate studies as part of the University of London LLM programme specialising in financial crime and regulation. She is passionate about the delivery of accessible and innovative training courses.

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