Zedra, a provider of independent trust, fiduciary, corporate and fund services, has appointed Paul Nayar, Joe Donohoe, and Mark Cleary to its Channel Islands team.

Nayar has been named as finance director and Cleary as head of relationship management and funds, Guernsey. Both will hold pan-island roles across Jersey and Guernsey.

Nayar will be responsible for the firm’s financial procedures, policies, controls and reporting systems, working alongside the firm’s managing directors and the CFO. He has an experience of 22 years in the international finance industry, and previously held senior roles at several leading financial organisations.

Cleary will be tasked with managing the relationship management of bespoke fund services and acting on various fund boards. He has an experience of 25 years in funds and asset management sectors, mainly in Jersey, Luxembourg and Guernsey.

Donohoe has been appointed as client director, with responsibility for a global portfolio of high net worth families as well as developing new relationships.

ZEDRA Jersey managing director Ashley Cox said: “Our new senior management hires reflect the continued expansion of the Jersey and Guernsey businesses in relation to both our team and our client portfolio. Mark, Joe and Paul will further strengthen the breadth and depth of experience amongst our team.

“They will be influential in delivering the strategic vision of the company in their respective sectors and their vast experience working in pivotal roles in the international finance arena will be paramount to our development as we move forward with our strategy for continued growth and excellent customer service.”