Schindlers has a global network, with a presence in London, Switzerland, Mauritius, Hong Kong, Seychelles, Netherlands and Ireland.
The directors and senior management across the Group are professionals with a legal and accounting background, providing comfort to clients seeking the highest level of advice, confidentiality and security of assets.
- Alex Goodman
Alex’s legal career commenced in 1976 in South Africa as a clerk of the civil Magistrates Court, after which he became a public prosecutor and attorney at one of South Africa’s leading law firms.
He has received two law degrees from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, one in 1978 and another in 1980, and in the same year he became an Advocate of the High Court (equivalent to a barrister in the U.K.). Later on, in 1991, he became licensed to practice law in the State of New York, and in 1992 was appointed Senior Counsel in South Africa (equivalent to Queens Counsel in the U.K.). For a brief period, prior to immigrating to the United States in 1999, he served as an acting Judge of the High Court of South Africa. In addition to his legal responsibilities, since 1994 Mr. Goodman has been involved in various capacities in the Schindlers Group.
Mr. Goodman’s extensive legal experience encompasses all types of commercial matters including international dispute resolution, income tax, exchange control and intellectual property. Over many years he has represented most of the leading companies in South Africa and several substantial multi-national corporations domiciled outside of South Africa.
- Mandy Feldman
A qualified accountant (University of South Africa), Mandy began her accounting career in 1990 as a clerk at Kessel Feinstein in Pretoria from where she moved into the position of junior manager in 1994.
Since 1994 Ms. Feldman has been a director of companies in the Schindlers Group, Schindlers Reg. Treuunternehmen in Liechtenstein and Schindlers UK Limited in the United Kingdom. Her responsibilities encompass all matters pertaining to the daily administration of entities under management, provision of advice in relation to tax matters and offshore structures, provision of confidential general fiduciary services and supervising the accounting and auditing of the group.
- Jason Barr
After gaining an honours degree in finance and accounting, Jason began his professional career in London in 1999, joining the Schindlers Group in 2000 as an accountant from where he moved into the position of finance manager, and since then has served as director of various companies within the Schindlers Group.
In 2006, Mr. Barr was granted permission by the Mauritian government to act as director of a professional corporate trustee, establish Mauritius entities, and act in a fiduciary capacity and to administer the assets of third parties, and subsequently relocated to Mauritius to become the Managing Director of Schindlers Trust Mauritius Limited. Mr. Barr is also a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.
- Kim Taylor
Kim graduated with a Bachelor of Communications degree in 2005. After a brief stint in Zimbabwe, she moved to London in 2006 where she joined Origin Trust Company, a division of the Schindlers Group. In 2008, Mrs. Taylor became a Senior Client Relationship Manager for Schindlers UK.
Over the years, she has gained experience and knowledge of the Schindlers group and the industry within which the companies operate, and is responsible for management of trusts and offshore companies. In 2012, Mrs Taylor was appointed director of Schindlers Hong Kong.
In 2018, Kim relocated to Zimbabwe and is now focusing on Seychelles / Hong-Kong structures.
- Jeanette Rademan
Jeanette graduated with a BComm Financial Analysis degree from Stellenbosch University, South Africa. Jeanette has started her career in London, holding positions at TT International London and Baker Steel Capital Managers LLP (London) before joining the Schindlers Group in 2009.
Ms. Rademan was appointed Managing Director of Schindlers Netherlands B.V. in June 2015 and has relocated to The Netherlands to establish the office.
- Kerin Gunter
Kerin was admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa in 2010 (equivalent to a solicitor in the U.K.).
Ms. Gunter subsequently left South Africa to continue her legal career in Mauritius, where she gained extensive knowledge in the Mauritius offshore business and financial sector.
Kerin is part of the Schindlers legal team and specialises in international trust and commercial law with a primary focus on offshore structuring, international commercial transactions, corporate restructuring and cross-border trading.
In 2018, Ms. Gunter relocated to Switzerland to set-up Schindlers Trust Switzerland AG of which she serves as Managing Director.
- Zaredhin Jaunbaccus
Zaredhin is the holder of a Maitrise en Droit from the University of Reunion and was called to the bar in 1994. Prior to becoming a barrister, he was the Secretary to a Judge of the Supreme Court of Mauritius and also worked in the Income Tax Department and the Ministry of Agriculture.
His extensive legal experience encompasses all types of civil, commercial as well as criminal matters. He has also appeared before the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in London, the highest court of appeals for decisions of Mauritius courts.
Mr. Jaunbaccus has been a Director of Schindlers Trust Mauritius Limited since 2003 and is also former Chairman of the National Transport Authority of Mauritius.
- Gerrie de Wet
Gerrie de Wet
Gerrie started his accounting career as a trainee accountant at CoetzeeSmit CA(SA), while simultaneously completing his Bachelor of Accounting Science at UNISA.
After completing his training contract he joined commerce where he eventually gained more than 10 years experience in senior Finance Management positions.
Gerrie joined Schindlers in 2016 as Group Accountant responsible for all internal accounting and statutory reporting matters for The Group.
In March 2017, Gerrie was appointed Director of Schindlers Financial Services and manages the Irish office where all client accounting and related reporting are performed.© 2022 Schindlers Group
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- Mandy Feldman