Fergus Anstock

Founder of Group. Consultant, London

+44 20 7287 5688


Languages: English & German

Fergus qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales and in Hong Kong and has over 30 years’ experience assisting private and corporate clients. In Hong Kong he was group legal counsel for the Bank of East Asia, Managing Director of Bank of East Asia Trustees Limited (1985-95) and a Director of Transatlantic Trust Limited working with the Hong Kong Law Reform Commission. Upon his return to London in 1995 he established an international business consultancy firm built around his contacts and experience in Hong Kong. That business was the beginning of the Newhaven Group. 

Daniel Becker

Non Executive Director, Guernsey

+44 20 7287 5688


Languages: English

Daniel qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales in 1998 and practiced as a company and commercial property lawyer until joining the Newhaven Group in 2002. He now deals with Newhaven's private and corporate clients specialising in bespoke corporate and trust solutions. Daniel is admitted to practice as a Solicitor of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court and is able to assist clients in that Territory particularly in relation to the provision of BVI Business Company opinions and liquidation and insolvency proceedings. 

Alan Collins

Executive Director, Hong Kong

+852 2882 2002


Languages: English

Alan is a Solicitor, qualified in Australia, England & Wales and Hong Kong with 30+ years of experience. He joined Bank of East Asia (BEA), Hong Kong's third largest bank, to establish their BVI operation in 1990 and spearheaded the formation of Tricor Ltd, which acquired the Hong Kong corporate and investor services of three of the Big 4 global accounting firms, becoming CEO. In 2003, he joined Ernst & Young as General Counsel managing legal risk in the EY Asia-Pacific Area. Alan joined the Newhaven Group on retiring from Ernst & Young in 2012.

Keren Frett

Corporate Manager (Corporate Services), BVI

+1 284 494 5108


Languages: English

Keren has worked in the financial industry of the BVI for the past 24 years. She has wide knowledge of the services and regulations of the jurisdiction and is known among her clients for her reliable, professional and dedicated service. She holds an Associate Degree in Corporate and Trust Administration, STEP Foundation Certificate in Trust Administration and a Diploma in Management from the Chartered Institute of Management.

Charlotte Jacob

Senior Administrator, Mauritius

+44 20 7287 5688


Languages: English

Charlotte joined Newhaven in September 1998. Prior to joining Newhaven Group, Charlotte was a Legal Executive and worked in Law Firms in the UK since the early 1980s, primarily dealing with residential conveyancing and some commercial conveyancing. Since the early 1990s, Charlotte transferred her skills to the set-up of offshore companies, mainly in the BVI jurisdiction. In 2004, Charlotte moved into the offshore Trust sector of Newhaven Group and specifically with a focus on maintenance and administration of Mauritius Trusts. Charlotte works closely with all Newhaven Group offices in the BVI and Mauritius.

Jonathan Shaw

Executive Director, Mauritius

+44 (0)20 7287 5688


Languages: English

Jonathan is a Barrister-at-Law (England & Wales and Hong Kong), LLM, FCIArb, TEP, called to the Bar (Gray’s Inn) in 1978 and a postgraduate of London University achieving Merit & Distinction in his International Tax Masters. He relocated to Hong Kong in 1986, structuring holding companies for regional licensing, advising on offshore jurisdictions and transactions, international corporate tax planning, tax treaties, international transfer pricing and planning. He now focuses on international tax and trusts and in advising individuals of significant wealth on international tax planning, trust and succession. His specialisation uses bespoke Special Purpose Vehicles in conjunction with Tax Treaties and tax arbitrage between differing jurisdictions.

Janice Skelton

Managing Director, BVI

+1 284 494 5108


Languages: English

Janice has been in the financial services industry in the Virgin Islands for more than 25 years. Before joining Newhaven BVI, she was employed by the largest law firm in the BVI, Harneys, in corporate secretarial practice. Her educational qualifications include a BSc (Hons) in Management Studies from the University of the West Indies, Masters in International Management from the University of Phoenix, Trust Certificate from STEP and Certificate in Compliance and Financial Crime from ICA. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management – United Kingdom and is a member of the International Tax and Planning Authority (ITPA).


Diana Todman

Corporate Manager (Trustees), BVI

+1 284 494 5108


Languages: English

Diana has spent over 17 years in the Financial Services Industry, and is qualified in Trust, Company law  and Administration. She is a member of The Society of Trust and Estate Practioners, the Chartered Management Institute, and the holder of a Diploma in Offshore Finance and Administration with the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, which allows her to provide the highest level of professional expertise. Diana is able to offer a wealth of knowledge and experience that binds both professionalism and personal touch in meeting client needs.

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