Management Team

Daniel

Daniel Martineau
Executive Chairman
Canadian/Swiss

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, French
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Stella

Stella Mitchell-Voisin
Managing Director
British

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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Stella

Robin Lee-Smith
General Counsel
British

Robin began his career with the international law firm Simmons & Simmons in the City of London prior to joining Coutts International Private Bank and Trust Group where he was general counsel in Guernsey, Hong Kong and Zurich. In 1999 he moved to Geneva to join Summit Trust International. He is a graduate of the University of Oxford where he read Jurisprudence. He is a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales and a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP). Since 2004 he has lived in London where he supervises Summit Trust Company Limited, an English trust corporation.

Spoken : English
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Sandra

Sandra Nanni
Finance Director
Swiss/Portuguese

Sandra is one of the original members of the team that started Summit Trust International in 1999. She started her career with the trust company of Coutts International Private Bank as an accountant in 1996 prior to joining the trust administration team two years later. She has experience of trust and company management including European structures and private trust companies. Sandra also has a wide experience of corporate and client accounting. Sandra is an economics graduate of the University of Geneva with a specialisation in management, accountancy, law and finance. She is also a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).

Spoken : English, French, Portuguese, Italian
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Clare

Clare Usher-Wilson
Director, Family Office Services
British

Clare is a graduate of History and Politics (BA Hons) at Royal Holloway College, University of London. She began her trust career in Guernsey in 1998 and then moved to Liechtenstein, before settling in Geneva in 2004. Clare has a wide range of experience in trust and company management, including private trust companies, charitable trusts and employee benefits trusts, within which a wide range of assets are managed, including fine art and automobile collections, private equity and commercial and residential property. Clare manages an administration team that is focused on larger, more complex structures where a family office or private investment office is involved. In May 2006, Clare was awarded the Society of Trust and Estate Practictioners (STEP) Suisse-Romand prize for excellence in the Foundation Certificate. Clare is on the executive committee for the STEP Suisse-Romande Association.

Spoken : English, French
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Gill

Gill Masters
Compliance & Control Officer
British

Gill began her career with Barclay Trust in Jersey in 1991, gaining experience in general banking and securities before moving into the trust department in 1993. In 2001, Gill took the opportunity to move to Geneva with Barclays, by this time having a wide range of experience in trust and company management including fine art, commercial and residential property. In 2003, Gill assisted an independent trust company to set up a Geneva operation, before moving to join Summit Trust International in August 2005. Gill is an Associate of The Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators (ICSA) and a Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).

Spoken : English
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