Paul Lawrence

Paul joined Belasko in 2019 to lead the transformation of Belasko into the Next Generation of Fiduciary and Fund administration partner.

His career spans over 30 years in Financial Services including banking, private wealth and private capital and covers multiple jurisdictions. He has significant experience leading teams supporting clients investing into illiquid assets, particularly Real Estate, Private Equity and Debt. Paul has held board positions for a number of Management Companies and asset holding vehicles, where he brings his experience and focus on strong governance to add value to client structures.

Adrian Franklin

Adrian joined Belasko in 2020 to Head up Group Operations and drive forward the strategic priorities of the Group.

His experience has been across listed, private equity, partnerships and family owned businesses. He is a business transformation and project specialist with over 25 years experience in senior financial services roles covering change management, business operations, financial control and information technology.

Adrian is focused on working with businesses to implement strategic change and deliver sustainable solutions. He has significant experience in system implementations, acquisitions and mergers, delivering regulatory change, transitional services agreements, business outsourcing and global procedural control changes. He uses his wealth of operational experience to work effectively with senior stakeholders, bring the best out of his peer group and empower the functional teams he directs. Adrian has a Masters in Business Administration from Herriot-Watt University, Edinburgh.

Andy Gray

Andy joined Belasko in 2018. He is the Managing Director of the Jersey office and also is the Group’s Finance Director.

Andy has over 20 years’ experience working in financial services having re-located from the UK to Jersey in 2002, and has held a number of positions at Director and Senior Management level before joining Belasko. Andy sits as a director on a number of Jersey regulated fund boards covering a variety of asset classes including, Private Equity, Real Estate, Debt and Secondaries. He has previously chaired the audit committee of a listed fund. Andy is a qualified accountant, a fellow member of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (FCCA), a fellow member of the Association of Accounting Technicians (FMAAT) and holds a diploma in International Accounting Standard (DipIFR). In his spare time, Andy enjoys fishing and has competed in the World Freshwater Championships a number of times representing the Channel Islands.

Niamh Fountaine

Niamh joined Belasko in March 2021 with responsibility for the Fiduciary team in Jersey.

She has over 18 years’ experience within the real estate and corporate administration sectors, having been previously responsible for a diverse range of property clients and prior to that a portfolio of structured finance vehicles. Niamh’s particular area of speciality lies within the administration, management and control, corporate governance and company secretarial aspects of Jersey companies and Jersey property unit trusts, particularly focusing on real estate assets, financing and security, and has held a number of client Board positions. Outside of work Niamh enjoys walking and baking.

Mark O’Malley

Mark is a director of Belasko Jersey Limited having held senior positions in various fund and fiduciary businesses over the last 25 years.

Mark specialises in the management and administration of regulated and unregulated funds and corporate vehicles investing in real estate, private equity and debt, with assets in the UK, Europe and the USA. Mark frequently sits on the boards of entities under administration which has included listed funds. Mark has been involved with a large number of major UK and European property and private equity transactions, as well as corporate finance and leveraging arrangements. Mark graduated with a degree in law from the University of Southampton and also holds a BSc in Financial Services from UMIST. Away from Belasko, Mark’s main activities involve his family which currently include five daughters and four grandchildren! As a counterbalance, Mark enjoys kayaking around the beautiful coastline of Jersey.