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Guernsey Chamber of Commerce Council currently comprises 27 people who were all elected from Chamber members.

The present Council is led by President Martyn Dorey, Honorary Treasurer Graham Rabey and Barry Cash who is Director.

Guernsey Chamber of Commerce Council meets on the third Monday of each month (except August and December) to scrutinise legislation proposed in the State’s Billet D’Etat.

They also debate major issues and subjects raised by members. The Executive Management Committee meets on the first Thursday of each month.

Subgroups responsible for specific areas of activity within Chamber meet on a regular and ad hoc basis depending on the current issues requiring Chamber’s attention.

Martyn Dorey

Martyn Dorey

President (2016-2018) – Head of Finance, Legal and Tax Subgroup

Martyn Dorey is an award winning financial actuary with 18 years’ industry experience and is Managing Director of Dorey Financial Modelling (DFM). As Head of Chamber’s Finance, Legal and Tax Subgroup, Martyn has been deeply involved in Chamber getting to grips with Guernsey’s tax and demographic challenges; and is active in promoting growth and innovation in the finance, tax and legal sectors. Martin is Chamber’s Finance, Legal and Tax Subgroup Head.

president@guernseychamber.com

Individual Member

David Ummels

Council Member

More info to come…

Andrew Niles

Council Member

Andrew was born and educated in Guernsey before locating to Hong Kong in 1990 and to Switzerland in 2006, for an interim posting. Andrew moved back to Guernsey with his family at the end of 2015 when he was appointed as a Director of Intertrust Guernsey. He is the head of the Group’s Regulatory Compliance Service, is a member of their Global Sales Drive initiative and has responsibility for Business Development for the Guernsey office. Prior to his relocation, he was based in Hong Kong with Bank of China where he was Executive Director, Head of International Clients.

Oliver Westgarth

Council Member

Oliver Westgarth is Design Director of CCD Chartered Architects, which he joined in 2010. Oliver received his degree in Architecture at Oxford Brookes, he was awarded a Distinction in his Masters at the University of Westminster, where he studied as part of the progressive DS15 unit and he completed his professional exams at the University of Bath. He is ‘hands-on’ and fascinated by the full creative process. He has been both designer and builder on a number of experimental projects and having also worked for real estate giants CBRE and JLL, whilst living in Rome, he is fortunate to have had a rich experience of domestic and commercial work in the EU, UK and locally. Oliver sits on Council of the Guernsey Society of Architects, is an active member of the National Trust and is involved with a number of local charitable projects.

Barry Cash

Director - Acting Head of Transport and Population Subgroups

Barry moved to Guernsey in 2002 after he retired from the Army where he was CEO of a Defence Agency. He has 30 years’ experience in worldwide logistics and invented a hybrid mails service for Forces. He is the Business Director of a UK company and has held various consultancy appointments in UK and Europe advising on strategy and management structures. Barry was appointed Director of the Guernsey Chamber of Commerce in August 2007. Barry is currently Chamber’s Transport Subgroup and Population Subgroup Acting Head.

Individual Member

Graham Rabey

Honorary Treasurer

Graham is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and is Finance Director of the BWCI Group who are members of Chamber. He is a Director of BWCI’s fiduciary companies who act as trustees and administrators for a range of clients from FTSE 100 companies to local companies and individuals.

Jay Aylmer

Jay Aylmer

Council Member – Head of Creative and Digital Industries Subgroup

Jay Aylmer is the Founder and Managing Director of, The Potting Shed Design and Advertising, a brand design agency. He was educated firstly at the CATS College in Cambridge and then in London at the renowned London College of Printing, part of the University of the Arts London. Jay is on the Board of Creative Industries Guernsey and the Chairman of Teenage Cancer Trust Guernsey. Jay is Chamber’s Creative and Digital Industries Subgroup Head.

James Barker

James Barker

Council Member – Head of Land, Planning and Construction Subgroup

James Barker studied architecture at De Montfort University in Leicester and moved to Guernsey and secured a position with a small local firm of Chartered architects. It was here he worked and gained experience in Architecture for over five years until leaving to set up Create Limited in 2004. James enjoys pushing the boundaries of design to get the most out of a client’s brief. James is Chamber’s Land, Planning and Development Subgroup Head.

Individual Member

Kirsty Boazman

Council Member

Kirsty is an Australian who recently came to Guernsey via Hong Kong. She has a background in political and business strategy, international relations, non-profit  leadership, Asian finance communications, and TV news journalism. She is particularly interested in developing international awareness of Guernsey & its business advantages, is learning to fly, and has swapped competitive dragon-boating for offshore rowing – between here and France.

Individual Member

Ian Burdekin

Council Member - Head of Retail Subgroup

Ian Burdekin is the Branch Manager of the two Guernsey Waitrose Stores. He is also a Board Director for Waitrose Guernsey Limited. Ian has enjoyed a varied career with Waitrose working centrally at Bracknell in the Store Development team as well as running several UK stores. He is a Qualified Business Coach. Ian is Chamber’s Retail Subgroup Head.

Lindsey Dean

Council Member

Lindsey Dean studied Accounting and Finance at the University of Brighton before permanently moving to Guernsey in 2003. She qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Saffery Champness and in her current role as Audit Manager, is responsible for her own portfolio of clients as well as providing liquidation and in house accounting services. She also has overall responsibility for the Practical Experience Requirement Scheme for trainees within the firm. Lindsey is a Director of Guernsey’s Young Business Group and was appointed President in March 2016.

Rupert Dorey

Rupert Dorey

Council Member – Head of Infrastructure Subgroup – Past President (2012-2014)

Rupert Dorey has over 30 years’ financial markets experience holding senior positions at CSFB, where he specialised in credit related products. He established CSFB’s high yield debt distribution business in Europe and serving as head of UK Credit and Rates Sales. Since 2005 he has been acting in a NED capacity for a number of funds, for both listed and unlisted vehicles. Rupert is Chamber’s Infrastructure Subgroup Head.

Individual Member

Rachel Richardson

Council Member

More info to come…

Tim Robins

Council Member

Tim is a Commercial Pilot with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines which he joined in 1990, progressing to Training and Check Captain in 2002. Prior to this Tim worked in corporate aviation (with periods based in the USA, Berlin and Middle East). Tim is a volunteer pilot for Channel Islands Air Search, a member of the Dutch Airline Pilots Association, and an associate member of the British Airline Pilots Association.

David Falla

David Falla

Council Member

David Falla is a Chartered Architect, Principal of Architects Falla Associates International Ltd and is a Vice President of the International Union of Architects based in Paris. He has previously chaired the Chamber Retail Subgroup and is a member of the Land and Planning Subgroup.

Individual Member

Mark Gill

Council Member – Past President (2003-2005)

Mark Gill, born and educated in England, qualified with Deloittes, London in 1978 as a Chartered accountant and Chartered tax adviser in 1980. Mark moved to Guernsey in 1986 to work for a local firm then started his own practice in 1987, the local branch of Moores Rowland. Mark’s practice merged with Chandlers and Mercator in 1998, he retired as director of Mercator in 2010 and ceased as a shareholder in 2014.

Stephen Rouxel

Council Member

Stephen Rouxel currently works for HSBC Alternative Investment Group as Head of Operational Oversight overseeing operational changes and outsourced processes. He has previously worked for State Street, Butterfield Fulcrum and Royal Bank of Scotland. Stephen is the Vice President of the Young Business Group, Chamber Council Member and a member of the GIFA Technical Committee.

Carl Symes

Carl Symes

Council Member

A Council member for over 10 years originally joining while Chairman of the Guernsey Hotel and Tourism Association. He is a member of the Land and Planning subgroup and was Head of the Transport subgroup until standing down last year. Carl is also Chairman and Business Advisor of Startup Guernsey helping people to start and develop their businesses in the Bailiwick. He is also a Director of the Guernsey Photography Festival.

Trish Grover

Council Member

Trish has worked in the marketing and PR field for over 20 years. Having worked in the finance sector, tourism and commercial industries both on and off island, Trish’s experience spans a broad spectrum of business types. Now a co-director of Collaborate Communications, her current work includes editor of Contact magazine, article writing, media relations and marketing strategy.

Luke Wheadon

Luke Wheadon

Council Member – Head of Hospitality and Tourism Subgroup

Luke Wheadon is the managing director of the Bella Group, which comprises Hojo, the Bella Spa and the award-winning Bella Luce Hotel. He is passionate about the hospitality and tourism industries in Guernsey and is excited about the fantastic opportunities that they have here moving forward. Luke is Chamber’s Hospitality and Tourism Subgroup Head.

Individual Member

Tim Guilbert

Council Member
Simon Howitt

Simon Howitt

Council Member – Past President (2001-2003)

Simon Howitt was called to the English Bar in 1987 and the Guernsey Bar in 1988 and is a consultant at Babbé specialising in finance. He is a Commissioner of Guernsey Financial Services Commission, Deputy Bâtonnier of Guernsey Bar Council and member of States of Guernsey’s Legislation Select Committee responsible for approving draft legislation passed locally prior to submission for approval.

Julian Winser

Council Member – Past President (2010-2012)

Julian’s career began in the Royal Green Jackets and as a helicopter pilot in the Army Air Corps. Before arriving in Guernsey, he worked in London for Baring Asset Management and then for Schroders as a private banker. He was appointed as Chief Executive of Schroders in the Channel Islands in 2005. Julian has completed the Marathon des Sables, the Himalayan 100-mile Race and the Jungle Marathon.

Marc Lainé

Council Member

Marc Lainé owned ATLAS Telecom from 1994 to 2002 before selling to Jersey Telecom in 2002. He now heads up Guernsey’s C5 Alliance and sits on the group board. A former local politician, Marc has over 25 years’ IT experience and has previously acted as Chamber’s ICT Subgroup Head, responsible for advising Chamber Council on the issues and opportunities facing the island within this industry.

Rob Le Page

Rob Le Page

Council Member

Rob Le Page celebrates over 39 years in practice and runs a busy architectural and chartered surveying practice. In addition, extensive experience has been gained as an active Aero Club Committee Member, organising social and corporate activities; a private pilot; and working on many airport related issues. Rob has over 30 years’ experience on Chamber Council, specialising in air and sea transport matters, as well as architectural, planning and building matters.

Tony Rowbotham

Tony Rowbotham

Past President (2014-2016)

Tony Rowbotham is a Chartered Surveyor and Managing Director of Savills Guernsey. Tony is an Ex-President of the Chamber of Commerce and previously chaired both Chamber’s Retail subgroup and the Guernsey Retail Strategy group, a States of Guernsey initiative.

president@guernseychamber.com
Individual Member

Stephen Ozanne

Council Member
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