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Gavin Hayman,
Head of Private Equity - Guernsey

Leading our Private Equity team in Guernsey, Gavin oversees several relationship teams serving a portfolio of private equity clients. A member of our leadership team on the island, he also has responsibility for the oversight and management of our Guernsey operations.

Gavin is a member of the Group Operations Committee and is heavily involved in developing and maintaining our operating model. In this capacity, he works to ensure that our internal processes and systems meet our governance standards and enhance the client experience as a whole.

Background and experience

Gavin originally joined us in 2017 as a Director in our Guernsey-based Private Equity team, and was promoted to the role of Head of Private Equity in Guernsey in 2020.

Previously, Gavin spend eight years as Chief Financial Officer at Ipes. As a member of the Ipes board, he played an active role in developing the company’s finance strategy, leading the financial modelling for all of their regulatory Group applications, product launches and budgets.

Prior to Ipes, Gavin worked as Technical Director for Porton Capital. During his five-year tenure there, he focused primarily on portfolio companies, and spent significant periods of time based in both Hong Kong and Dubai, where he set up and managed a new office.

Gavin’s first professional role was as an Associate with PwC in London; a job he was offered shortly after graduating from university.


  • Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (chartered accountant).
  • Honour’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Bath.

Outside of the office

Outside of work Gavin enjoys golf, boating and spending time with his family.

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