Responsibilities of a Guernsey Director

Course Summary

Designed for newly appointed directors or those working towards the role. It is also suitable for Compliance Officers to assist in their awareness of Directors’ responsibilities.



This course provides details of the roles and responsibilities of a Guernsey director and equips the participant with knowledge of how to remain fit and proper and exercise independent judgement whilst remaining aware of the required duties and the risks faced.



  • Selection and appointment of a director
  • Legal duties and responsibilities of a director
  • Personal Liabilities
  • The role of corporate governance
  • Board effectiveness
  • Board evaluations
  • A director’s role in Compliance
  • Training requirements for a director
  • Succession planning
  • Non-executive directors and their role on the Board
  • Resignation of a director
  • Recent penalties


Course Benefits

After attending the course, participants will:

  • Have gained the knowledge of how a director should undertake their duties effectively and efficiently
  • Understand director responsibilities
  • Be mindful of the risks associated with being a director
  • Be equipped to comply with statutory & regulatory obligations in relation to the role of a director
  • Be aware of the importance of compliance requirements

Tutor Profile

Lindsay Fox is the founder of Platinum Compliance (Guernsey) Limited.

With almost 30 years in the Guernsey financial services industry, Lindsay has experienced a variety of roles throughout her career, including Asset Management, Fund Administration, New Business, Global Custody, Credit Risk, Banking and Training, as well as involvement in GFSC visits, resulting in a thorough understanding of industry needs from a regulatory perspective.

​Lindsay holds the Institute of Directors (IOD) Diploma in Company Direction, the International Compliance Association (ICA) Diploma in Compliance (Distinction), the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA) Certificate in Offshore Finance and Administration and the Securities and Investments Institute's (SII) Investment Administration Qualification (IAQ).

Course at a Glance

  • Next Start Date: 5 October 2017
  • CPD Points: 3.5
  • Course Cost: £195.00
  • Course Length: 3.5 hours (09:00 - 12:30)
  • Location: Morningside House, Guernsey
  • Tutor: Lindsay Fox

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