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Meet the Isle of Man team

Jim Woodall DipIoD, MIoD, Cert CIB, ALIBF
Banking Director


Jim joined Cayman National from a major UK clearing bank, where he was a Senior Manager in the Isle of Man and Channel Islands Corporate and Commercial banking business. Originally from Bristol, Jim is an experienced local banker who spent a short period in Jersey before settling in the Isle of Man in 2004. He has managed bank branches, business development, credit risk and operations. He was also the Country Head of Risk (Commercial & Corporate Banking) in the Isle of Man and Channel Islands for the UK clearing bank until his appointment with us in January 2020.

Jim is a keen supporter and volunteer for the Isle of Man arm of Junior Achievement, a charity educating school children on financial matters and in the operation of student companies.

Rosaline Melia TEP, CertIoD
Fiduciary Director


Roz joined the Group’s Isle of Man operations in 2006 as Head of Fiduciary Services and was appointed as a Director of Cayman National Trust Company (Isle of Man) Limited in May 2017. She is also Company Secretary for both the Isle of Man operations.

Roz has over 28 years’ experience in the fiduciary sectors in the Cayman Islands and the Isle of Man. She is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (“STEP”) and the Institute of Directors. She is also a Director of the Isle of Man Branch of STEP and involved in STEP Committees as well as being the Isle of Man STEP Student Liaison Officer.

Roz has considerable experience as both a trustee and director on trust and company structures and has developed long standing relationships with professional intermediaries both locally and overseas. She prides herself in her determination to lead by example which is reflected in her team's enthusiasm and commitment to deliver an exceptional service standard for clients.

Colin Peters ALIBF, PDipB&F, ACSI
Banking Manager


Colin has over 20 years of experience in the international finance sector, having worked for investment houses and trust companies before moving into banking in 2005, working for one of the major UK clearing banks in the Isle of Man. In 2011 he was seconded to Guernsey for 3 years as a Senior Relationship Manager within the bank’s Commercial Banking department, before returning to the Isle of Man in 2014. Colin has undertaken various roles within banking including business development, commercial lending, foreign exchange and liquidity management.

Colin is also involved with the Isle of Man Bankers Association and is a member of the London Institute of Banking and Finance serving as a committee member of its Isle of Man Branch. Colin also acts as a trustee on a couple of local charities.

Anita Gould-Davies
Manager - Fund Custody


Anita assumed responsibility for the Bank's portfolio of custody clients on the Isle of Man in September 2020. Her career in financial services has been varied and spans over 35 years in the UK and on the Isle of Man.

In London, Anita held senior positions managing front and back-office operations with various leading Fund managers and a leading provider of outsourcing and technology solutions to the industry. She also has extensive experience in change management, business process re-engineering and relationship management. Anita was a member of the fund industry steering committee in the development of the first on-line closed-ended funds trading platform, ‘Cofunds’, and assisted a client position themselves as the industry’s specialist for the launch of the UK Government’s new Child Trust fund scheme.

She returned to the Isle of Man in 2006, as Head of Business Development and Client Services for a leading UK Building Society before joining us in 2008.

Nigel Gautrey MA, Chartered MCSI, DipIoD, FLIBF
Managing Director


Nigel was born and educated in the UK and moved to the Isle of Man in 1995. He previously held leadership roles at a private bank, trust company and AIM-listed public company and has over 40 years combined experience in the financial services industry.

In 2017, Nigel then joined as Managing Director of its banking and fiduciary businesses in the Isle of Man, and was a director of the group’s Dubai operation until March 2023.

He is a Fellow of the London Institute of Banking and Finance and a former President of its Isle of Man branch. In addition he holds a Masters Degree in E-Commerce, a Diploma in Company Direction from the Institute of Directors, and is a Chartered Member of the Chartered Securities and Investment Institute.

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