PRESS RELEASE 17 January
Jersey Financial Services Commission seeks to appoint
The Jersey Financial Services Commission is seeking to replace
a Commissioner who will be retiring having completed three
The new Commissioner will be locally based and have experience
of the type of financial services supervised by the Commission
if possible, either current or recent experience of trust
company business in the Island.
Commissioners are appointed by the States of Jersey from
persons nominated by the Minister for Economic Development.
The search for a new Commissioner will follow an open and
transparent process, which will include public advertising
of the vacancy. The application and appointments procedures
to be followed will be in accordance with those recommended
by the Jersey Appointments Commission.
The closing date for applications is 16 February 2007.
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For further information, please contact:
Colin Powell CBE
Jersey Financial Services Commission
Tel: + 44 (0) 1534 822084
Fax: + 44 (0) 1534 822001
Notes to Editors
1. This vacancy has arisen as a result
of Commissioner Richard Pirouet completing three terms. Richard
Pirouet has been on the Board since the Commission was first
established in 1998. Limiting the term of office of a Commissioner
to three terms is in accordance with good governance practice
and also advocated by the Jersey Appointments Commission.
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