Investment Managers

Andrew Whittaker

Investment Manager

Andrew Whittaker joined the Administrator in 2011 as Managing Director for the Guernsey office. As Managing Director, he is responsible for the overall management and development of the Guernsey operation. He sits on several investment manager boards specialising in Debt, Renewables and Buyout. Prior to joining the Administrator, he was Managing Director at Capita (formally Sinclair Henderson) where he led teams specialising in Private Equity, Real Estate, Investment Companies, Offshore Hedge Funds, Taxation and DTP. Mr. Whittaker is a Chartered Management Accountant and a Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment and the Association of Investment Companies’ (AIC) Technical Committee. He is Chair of the Guernsey Investment Fund Association (GIFA) and of the British Venture Capital Association (BVCA) Channel Islands Working Group.

Sarah Broughton

Managing Director, Starwood Capital Group

Sarah Broughton is a Managing Director who coordinates Starwood Capital Group’s internal financial functions in Europe, including tax, reporting and accounting, and oversees the Firm’s U.K. human resources. She also spearheads the operations and investor reporting for Starwood European Real Estate Finance (LSE: SWEF) and its related co-investment partner. Since joining Starwood Capital in 2007, Ms. Broughton has played a key role in the asset management of a diverse portfolio of assets throughout Europe—including spending two years in Paris as a member of Groupe du Louvre’s management team. She previously spent five years as a Financial Reporting Manager for Whitbread Plc. Ms. Broughton began her career at Andersen and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2001. Ms. Broughton earned a first-class honors degree in economics from Brunel University. She is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales, as well as the Securities Institute.

Sandra Platts

Non-Executive Director

Sandra is a Guernsey based independent director with over 30 years experience working in the offshore financial services industry. Sandra worked in international private banking and has experience with complex corporate structures as well as working with private clients. She has experience in banking as well as project and change management. She holds a Masters in Business Administration and a Diploma in Management from the Open University and the IoD Certificate in Company Direction. Sandra is a qualified business coach. She is a member of the IoD and sits on the non executive director committee of the Guernsey Investment Fund Association. Her specialisms include banking, real estate, leadership and business change, corporate governance and risk and regulatory matters.