Kate Clouston, Director of International Business Development at
Guernsey Finance, has been named in the Citywealth 2015 IFC Power
Women Top 200.
Now in its third year, the list highlights 200 of the most
powerful women in government, private wealth, private client
advisory, education and philanthropy across international financial
centres. In total, 31 women from Guernsey are recognised*.
Miss Clouston, who joined Guernsey Finance in April 2015, is
responsible for leading international business development work in
key markets in South East Asia, North America and Europe and
evaluating and developing new geographical markets. She is also
involved in identifying and implementing development strategies
around emerging financial products and attracting new companies to
She said: "I am pleased to be included on the list
alongside so many other women from Guernsey's financial
services sector as it demonstrates the breadth and depth of
expertise available locally.
"The past year has been a particularly busy one for
Guernsey Finance with a number of exciting developments
internationally including successful delegations to China,
Singapore and Malaysia, North America and Scandinavia. 2016
promises to be even more exciting, beginning with the opening of
our office in Hong Kong as announced in December."
Trade publication Citywealth compiles the list from a number of
sources including its own research and recommendations from leading
figures in the financial services industry. Those included on the
list are described by Citywealth as powerful women from diverse
backgrounds who are trailblazers in their field, helping to promote
business excellence in their home jurisdiction and consolidating
the reputation of the ﬁnancial services industry
Guernsey Finance Chief Executive Dominic Wheatley said:
"This is well-deserved recognition for the excellent work Kate
is doing in key investment markets. Her leadership capabilities and
energy are making a significant difference to our development of
those markets and are helping to provide a strong platform for the
sales activity of Guernsey companies."
Karen Jones, Founder and CEO of Citywealth, said:
"Congratulations to the women who made the list this year. By
highlighting their achievements we aim to remove barriers for their
continued achievement and pave the way for others to follow in
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