Sean heads to the Gulf

Jersey Finance has appointed Sean Costello as Head of Business Development for the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and India. In his new role, Sean will head up Jersey Finance’s new offices in both Abu Dhabi and Mumbai, which are due to be officially opened in March 2011. He will be responsible for representing Jersey’s finance industry in both regions and building on the links Jersey Finance has established with industry leaders, business introducers, public officials and regulators in the GCC and India.

Sean spent his early career as a history teacher and British Army officer, before moving into public relations, taking on a senior management role with Deloitte UK, where he was responsible for PR and communications in the firm’s Central region. He then moved to become Head of Marketing and Business Development for PwC in their Northern region until 2008. Born in Bedford, Sean holds a Masters Degree from the University of London and postgraduate teaching qualification from Durham University. Sean lists a range of activities among his interests, including golf, hill-walking, camping, military history and photography.