Belasko appoints new Group Head of Marketing

Belasko is pleased to announce the expansion of its leadership team with the appointment of Alice Heald as Group Head of Marketing.

In her new role, Alice will leverage her extensive 10+years of financial services marketing experience to spearhead strategic marketing initiatives across Belasko’s core markets.

“We’re delighted to welcome Alice to our team,” said Ross Youngs, Chief Commercial Officer at Belasko. “We’re setting our sights on ambitious growth goals in the coming years and now, with Alice on board, she can lead the charge in strengthening our marketing strategy, pushing boundaries and elevating the Belasko brand to new heights”.

Prior to her role at Belasko, Alice has worked at companies including SS&C Technologies and Intertrust Group (now CSC), where she’s gained invaluable insights and experience into executing bespoke marketing campaigns tailored to the private capital funds and financial services sectors.

On her appointment, Alice said: “I’m thrilled to be joining the team at such an exciting time of rapid growth, change and evolution for this business. I’m here to challenge the status quo, redefine the way we do things and be bigger and bolder in our approach to really set ourselves apart from the masses. Most of all, I’m excited to be a driving force of growth and innovation that will help take Belasko to the next level. Let’s get started!”

Belasko sponsors BVCA Accelerate conference

Belasko is proud to sponsor the BVCA Accelerate conference, taking place across 21-22 May 2024.

The two-day conference will cover key industry topics, including angel investors, venture and growth equity.

With the opportunity to connect with a wide range of other industry professionals, the conference promises two days of sessions covering the latest thinking on geopolitical economy and politics, cutting-edge technology, diversity, ESG, and more.

If you plan to attend the event and would like to meet our team, get in touch with our Group Commercial Director, Ross Youngs, to set up a meeting.

Contact Ross via email: [email protected].

Find out more about the conference here:

Ross Youngs

Ross joined Belasko in 2021 to lead the Groups commercial growth strategy in Private Capital Fund Administration, Corporate Administration and Fiduciary services.

He has over 20 years’ experience in the Offshore Fund and Fiduciary markets holding leadership roles in Alternative Assets, Sales, Relationship Management and Client Service for a global provider.

Working with managers across the UK, US, Europe and Middle East, Ross has helped clients launch fund and investment structures in the Private and Public markets focusing on Private Capital and Real Assets.  His experience covers multi location, complex fund servicing and has a strong understanding of Fund Administration, Banking, Financing, Custody and Depositary Services.

Ross seeks to create proactive partnerships with clients based upon trust, a long-term strategic commitment and great service.

Ross is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Banking and holds a BSC (Hons) degree in Financial Services.

Greg McKenzie

Greg joined Belasko in 2020 and is responsible for service delivery from Luxembourg.

Greg has accumulated 18+ years’ experience within the financial services industry covering the investment, fiduciary and banking sectors, specializing in alternative asset classes (PE, VC, Real Estate and Credit). Through this period Greg has led and participated in several strategic initiatives which include business development, product establishment, regulatory change, operating model refinement and on boarding complex new business across entrepreneurial and global servicing businesses with particular focus on Channel Island, Luxembourg, Ireland and the UK markets.

Greg has a wealth of directorship experience that cover global banks, fiduciary and administration businesses, in addition to investment management companies and regulated investment vehicles in Guernsey, Luxembourg, Ireland and the UK. Greg is a member of the Institute of Directors and has served industry associations throughout his career.

Andy Bailey

Andy joined Belasko in 2020 to lead the Fiduciary offering across the Group.

Andy has over 20 years’ financial services experience having spent the last 12 years at leading independent trust companies, where he has held senior management, Director and Board level positions. Andy has extensive experience in complex Private Client and Corporate structures for UHNW international families, and has been appointed to various regulated and private entity Boards. These Board appointments have required the management of various regulated financial services obligations, together with the active management of a range of asset classes including residential and commercial property, peer to peer and private leverage arrangements, listed investment strategies, private equity, art and other esoteric asset classes. Andy holds a BSC (Hons) degree in Management with Trust and Estates through the Manchester Business School, as well as the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners Diploma. (TEP).