The Jersey Financial Services Commission has appointed the former Chair of the Channel Islands Information Security Forum as a Commissioner for the next five years.
Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants Matt Palmer was the unanimous choice of an interview panel made up of the Chairman of Commissioners, Mark Hoban, and Commissioners Ian Wright and Peter Pichler.
The Board of Commissioners considered the Panel’s recommendation and decided that Mr Palmer was a suitable candidate for a Commissioner and recommended he be appointed for a full five-year term.
A report to the States Assembly announcing the intention to appoint Mr Palmer as Commissioner explains that he has "experience across the trust and fund management, retail banking, insurance and fintech sectors", and has "undertaken a range of non-executive roles and held responsibility for governance and oversight of budgets in excess of £1billion."
Mr Palmer is also described as an "experienced Audit Committee Chair", who has specialised in risk management with a focus on operations, technology and cyber security risks.
Comments on this story express the views of the commentator only, not Bailiwick Publishing. We are unable to guarantee the accuracy of any of those comments.
Once your comment has been submitted, it won’t appear immediately. There is no need to submit it more than once. Comments are published at the discretion of Bailiwick Publishing, and will include your username.
There are no comments for this article.