Management Team

Rod-Phillips3

Roderick Phillips, CA(SA), ACA
Managing Director

Rod completed his tertiary education at the University of Cape Town and went on to complete his articles of traineeship with Deloitte. He qualified with the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants in 1997. After relocating to the United Kingdom in 1998 he was actively involved in start-up businesses before founding Quotient, an accounting services firm, in 2002. Rod sold Quotient to the Sable group in 2010 and relocated to Mauritius in 2011 to establish a joint venture with Sable in the offshore sector. Summit Trust International then acquired Sable's 50% participation in the Mauritius company in late 2012.

Spoken : English
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Gael-Duchenne3

Gael Duchenne, ICSA, MIoD, MSc
Head of Operations

Gael was raised in Mauritius before relocating to Cape Town to complete his tertiary education and qualify with the South African Institute of Chartered Secretaries in 2002. He then moved to the United Kingdom to complete his Masters in Corporate Governance at London South Bank University and then worked as a Company Secretary for a couple of FTSE100 companies before returning to Mauritius in 2008. Prior to co-founding Sable Offshore with Rod, Gael was heading the Risk and Compliance Division at Investec Bank (Mauritius) Ltd. Gael is an associate member of the Mauritius Institute of Directors.

Spoken : English, French
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Daniel

Daniel Martineau
Director

Daniel worked in management positions for leading trust companies in Canada prior to taking up roles in offshore trust companies in Nassau, Jersey and Geneva, with Coutts International Private Bank. A graduate of the University of Western Ontario in London, Canada, he subsequently earned his Masters of Business Administration at the University of Miami. He is accredited as a member of the Financial Planning Institute of Canada and a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP). Daniel is a founder of the Swiss Association of Trust Companies, a member of the editorial committee for Wealthbriefing, an on-line wealth management news service and is a frequent speaker at industry conferences.

Spoken : English
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Stella

Stella Mitchell-Voisin
Director

Stella began her career with NatWest Bank, as a graduate trainee in 1991. She quickly moved into the Coutts private banking and trust subsidiary in Jersey before moving to Geneva in 1996. She has a wide range of experience of trust and company management including fine art, bloodstock, commercial and residential property, private equity, family offices and private trust companies. Stella is a law graduate of King's College, London (LLB Hons), an associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers (ACIB) and a Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP). Stella is a much sought after speaker at trust conferences and is a regular tutor for the STEP Foundation and diploma courses. She is also on the editorial committee of Trusts & Trustees publication (Italian Version).

Spoken : English, French
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