Meet The Team
Graham Powell BSc (Hons), FCII
Chairman and Non-Executive Director
Graham has spent his working life in the Guernsey finance industry. Prior to retiring from full time work Graham's main focus was on providing international insurance solutions and managing insurance vehicles from all sectors of industry. Nowadays Graham divide's his time between acting as an independent non-executive director on a number of Guernsey regulated and non-regulated entities for a wide range of businesses, including a unit linked life insurer with £1.5 billion assets under management, and working as an insurance consultant.
He was a director of the largest captive insurance manager in Europe and of its sister fiduciary company from 1989 to 2015, during the course of which he gained a wealth of finance industry knowledge and experience. Whilst there he incorporated a life reinsurer which reinsured bulk annuities and grew its assets under management to a peak of approximately £330 million. It was one of the first entities in Guernsey to complete a longevity swap.
Graham is a Chartered Insurance Practitioner and a Member of the Institute of Directors. He has a BSc (Honours) in Business Administration from the University of Bath.
Darren Wadley LL.B (Hons), FICA, ACSI, CAT
Darren has worked in the Guernsey finance industry since 1997 and is a skilled administrator and regulatory professional with has gained valuable experience across the fiduciary, insurance and investment sectors.
Prior to founding Jeometri Insurance Managers, Darren held a number of senior positions in the industry, including Head of Legal and Compliance for the Guernsey branch of one of Europe's leading insurance managers where he was responsible for the compliance, risk management and company secretarial functions as well as providing advice to the Boards' of many blue chip owned licensed insurance companies.
Before this Darren spent over 10 years administering complex trust and company structures, including international trading and captive insurance companies.
Darren has a law degree from Nottingham Law School, he is a Certified Professional and Fellow of the International Compliance Association, holding the International Diploma in Compliance and the International Diploma in Anti-Money Laundering, and an Associate of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments.
Sam, a resident of Guernsey for the past 10 years, has 40 years of experience in the international financial services markets, encompassing: financial product design (including wholesale; capital and money market products, and retail; mortgages, loans and insurance products), tax-based structuring, acquisitions, corporate finance, pan-European mortgage loan and insurance company management, international investment banking (specialising in asset securitisation structures) and investment fund management.
Sam is Currently Chief Executive Officer of International Investments & Annuities PCC Limited, an international specialist life insurer, as well as also being a director / shareholder of Jeometri Insurance Managers (Guernsey) Limited, Cornet Property Holdings PCC Limited and Inventia Limited, all Guernsey based companies. Sam has also held numerous directorships of regulated financial and unregulated businesses (both in Guernsey, the UK and Europe) and has undertaken lecture tours worldwide for Euromoney and the New York Institute of Finance.