Roger Matthews TEP, MIoD & IFS – Chairman & Managing Director

Roger is the founder and Managing Director of the Oyster Group of Companies and has worked in the offshore banking, finance and trust industry for over 40 years. Roger previously founded the Obelisk International Trust Group based in the Channel Islands which specialised in corporate, trust and collective investment schemes. He sold Obelisk to the Imara Group in 2007. After studying at New College, Oxford and Aston University where he trained as an accountant.

Roger has held various executive roles with major international banks including the Bank of Bermuda and the Royal Bank of Canada and also one of Jersey’s leading law firms Michael Voisin & Co. He has worked in Bermuda, Hong Kong, Luxembourg, Geneva, Guernsey and Jersey.

Roger also serves as a director of a number of UK and International investment management groups, offshore structures and offshore mutual funds.

Roger works from our Geneva office and regularly travels to meet clients and professional advisers in London, Cyprus, Mauritius, Channel Islands, Southern Africa and Asia Pacific.