Director & senior management profiles

Robert du Plessis recently retired as Managing Director of HSBC Private Bank (Suisse) SA. Previously, he held the post of Head of Private Banking with Barclays in Switzerland and was closely involved in the management of Barclays Offshore Trust companies. Bob has also acted as consultant to a number of independent Trust companies in Switzerland.Throughout his career, he has focused on private clients and the protection of their personal and business interests.

Christopher Harris was raised in Turkey and is fluent in the language. He began his career as a Banker with Warburgs and later worked with the Treasury Departments of several major international companies. For the last 30 years, he has managed his own company administration business looking after a diverse client base requiring asset protection, investment and trading operations.


Kevin Brown lives in South East Asia and runs Palladium Capital Trust Limited, a Nevis Trust company, as well as being a non-executive Director of a  Trust organisation based in Singapore. Much of his career has been spent in Trust management for private banking, in particular managing the Trust operations of Barclays Bank in the Cayman Islands.

Phillip Oxnam provides Consultancy Services to Palladium Trustees and offers particularly innovative solutions to private client issues. Originally a graduate of Wharton Business School, Phillip has been involved in private equity and investment management as well as looking after private client matters and assisting in the support of the Trust company in Nevis.

Susan Giger  moved from Canada to Geneva in 1998 and qualified as a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners in 2002. Her particular areas of expertise are the structuring of private client wealth portfolios and the administration of offshore trusts, companies and foundations in a variety of jurisdictions. Prior to joining the company Susan spent 10 years with a leading global bank working with clients from the South Asian diaspora., Over her career Susan has worked for both private and international trust companies.