John joined the Stonehage Fleming Group from the Maitland Group, where he started in 1991 and held various roles throughout his career; his most recent role being Chairman of Maitland’s Luxembourg regulated businesses. Prior to this John was the Head of the Trust and Corporate Services Division for the Maitland Group with executive management responsibility over 8 Maitland offices in Europe, the Caribbean and South Africa. He was also responsible for developing the fund administration business in the Division, which led to the acquisition of Finsource in South Africa in 2005. Subsequent to that he spent some years on the Maitland Group board.
He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and a Bachelor of Law degree from the University of Stellenbosch, and is professionally qualified as an advocate/solicitor in South Africa, United Kingdom and the Caribbean. In 2019, the Luxembourg Government awarded John with the Order of Merit of the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg (Officer) for services to the Luxembourg financial sector.
Director - Head of Risk & Compliance - Family Office and Corporate Services, South Africa