Intertrust has announced the appointment of Niall Husbands as head of private wealth in Jersey. Mr Husbands is an internationally experienced wealth management practitioner, having worked for HSBC as head of wealth management, Europe in Paris and as head of wealth management, MENA in Dubai before returning to Jersey and joining what is now Intertrust in 2012.

In his new position, he will be focused on expanding Intertrust’s client base among the world’s wealthiest families and high net worth individuals. His role is in addition to his existing responsibilities as a member of Intertrust’s board in Jersey and director of treasury and investment services.

Mr Husbands will help to build on the team’s strengths and expand Intertrust’s existing global private wealth capability with a particular focus in the Middle East, working closely with the teams in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

Simon Mackenzie, managing director of Intertrust in Jersey, said: “I’m pleased to welcome Niall to his new role. He will ensure that we continue to provide a high–quality, professional service to our clients. His experience and leadership skills will help us grow and develop our private wealth team and offering, reinforcing our position as a leader in the sector in Jersey and internationally.”

Mr Husbands is also treasurer of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments Jersey branch, vice president of the Channel Island Treasurers Association and a judge on the Private Asset Manager Awards.