Lindsey Dean (Director & President)
Lindsey is a qualified Chartered Accountant and is an Audit Manager at Saffery Champness. She has developed her own client portfolio covering various types of companies, provides accounting support in house and manages the Practical Experience Requirement Scheme for trainees within the firm. After obtaining an honours degree in Accounting and Finance from her hometown in Brighton, she permanently moved to Guernsey in 2003.
Lindsey became a YBG member in 2010.
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Steve Rouxel (Director & Vice-President)
Stephen is a Manager for State Street. Stephen previously worked for Butterfield Fulcrum Group in 2008 and before that a Project Manager for RBS Trustee and Depository and as a Client Relationship Manager for Anson Fund Managers Limited. Stephen joined YBG in 2008, was elected to council in 2009 and became Company Secretary in 2012. Stephen is married with two children and, in his spare time, enjoys acting with the both GADOC and Guernsey Youth Theatre, reading and helping with YBG.
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Matt Stanbury (Director & Treasurer)
Matt is a manager in the actuarial pensions team at BWCI, the largest firm of actuaries and consultants in the Channel Islands who specialise in corporate pension arrangements. He is a qualified actuary having become a Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries in 2012 and advises local and international clients on a range of employee benefits issues.
Unusually for an actuary, Matt is a modern languages graduate having graduated from the University of Bath in 2003.
In his spare time Matt enjoys spending time with his young family.
Déne Reardon (Director & Company Secretary)
Déne is a Chartered Accountant and Audit Director at BDO Limited, one of the largest independent firms of Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers in Guernsey. She has extensive experience in both audit and financial reporting and is responsible for a varied portfolio of clients in property, construction and retail sectors.
Vikki Freeman (Membership Secretary)
Vikki is a designer at Catherine Best. After finishing a degree in Silversmith, Goldsmithing and Jewellery she returned to Guernsey her home island to work alongside her Mum, Catherine, to come up with new innovative jewellery designs. In her spare time she enjoys practising yoga, walking the dog and spending time with friends and family.
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Andrea Harris (Social Secretary)
Andrea is a Senior Manager at KRyS Global, a boutique firm of forensic accountants and insolvency practitioners. Andrea joined KRyS Global’s Cayman Islands office in 2010 and relocated to Guernsey in 2012 to commence the firm’s operations in the Channel Islands. Andrea is a Fellow of INSOL International, Chartered Accountant and Certified Fraud Examiner, and enjoys the challenges of finding creative solutions for clients. Andrea loves to travel and is enjoying the opportunity to explore Europe.
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Wing Lai (Director & Former President)
Wing is a Chartered Surveyor for Watts & Co, a leading firm of commercial property surveyors in the Channel Islands’. Having qualified and gained invaluable experience in the UK, Wing returned to his home island of Guernsey and specialises in commercial agency, property management, rent reviews, lease renewals, lease advisory and valuations. In his spare time, Wing enjoys keeping active by going to the gym and playing a variety of sports including rugby, football and golf.
Gillian Mabbett (Director & Former President)
Gillian is the Channel Islands Business Manager for ITV Channel Television. Splitting her time between Guernsey and Jersey, Gillian’s role is to promote commercial television, programme sponsorship and online advertising opportunities to local businesses.
Gillian joined YBG in 2008 and has enjoyed the opportunity it’s given her to make new business contacts in an informative and friendly environment. In her spare time Gillian enjoys running and cycling, socialising with friends and live music – attending as many concerts as possible each year.
Sarah Allisette (Council Member)
Sarah is an Account Executive at the advertising and design agency The Potting Shed. Educated at Blanchelande College Sarah completed her ‘A’ levels and joined White Stuff where she was rapidly promoted to Deputy Manager. Following an internship at the Potting Shed, where her natural people skills shone through, she was offered a permanent position. Sarah joined YBG in July 2013.
Fay Warrilow (Council Member)
After nearly a decade working as a freelance researcher and writer specialising in global political and social issues, Fay decided to train as a lawyer and is currently halfway through the barristers’ professional training course. She works in Carey Olsen’s litigation department, in areas including civil and commercial litigation and employment. In her spare time, Fay plays ukulele in a local band and very occasionally goes to the gym.
Russell Meakin (Council Member)
Russell runs http://ibz.tv – a website selling Ibiza club tickets and VIP tables. Using his skills as a web and graphic designer he built the website in 2011 and has been growing the business since then. IBZ.TV won the 2014 Bill Green Award which is when Russell joined YBG. He joined council in 2016 and is now responsible for the YBG website.
Josh Payne (Council Member)
Josh is a Chartered Accountant and Audit Supervisor for BDO Limited. He has experience in audit and financial reporting and has a varied portfolio of clients across sectors on the island. Graduating from Cardiff University in 2010, Josh moved to Guernsey in 2014 and joined YBG shortly after. Josh enjoys all forms of sport, socialising with friends and travelling the world.
Nicole Bromley (Council Member)
Nicole is the Client Relations Manager at thebestof Guernsey responsible for ensuring their members are getting the best of their membership, social media management and training, newsletters and coordinating their ‘Guernsey Means Business’ events. Having previously worked at Guernsey Chamber of Commerce as Head of Client Services, Nicole has a good understanding of YBG and hopes to bring her experience with the Chamber to the YBG Council. Nicole is responsible for YBG’s Twitter account and is keen to help develop YBG in the future.