Without our people, TrustQore would not be what it is today.
Meet Our Team
Jaco van Jaarsveld
Managing Director (South Africa) and Head of Business Solutions Africa
The Head of Risk and Compliance
Relationship Manager (Mauritius)
Senior Team Manager
Head of Finance
Hanista Prayag Torul
Business Solutions Manager
Chief Executive Officer
David Koon Kam King
Head of Client Operations (South Africa)
Senior Team Manager
Senior Team Manager
Head of Governance and Company Secretary
Chief Operating Officer
Dr. Ronel Williams
Head of Client Legal and Administration
Head of Client Operations (Switzerland)
Senior Team Manager
Head of Human Capital
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About Nick Packer
Nick is the Chairman of the TrustQore Group.
Nick has over 30 years of industry experience, having previously co-founded and served as Executive Vice President and Joint Chief Operating Officer of Enstar Group Ltd (a NASDAQ-listed company with market capitalization of more than USD 4.5bn) since its formation in 2001. From 2014 to 2016, Nick also served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of StarStone, Enstar’s underwriting subsidiary
Nick has also served as Managing Director of the KaylaRe Group and acts as a non-executive director for several international companies.
About Marco Rapaglia
Marco is the Chief Executive Officer of the TrustQore. Marco has overall responsibility for TrustQore and is also involved in a select number of client relationships.
Marco has been working with the company since 2014 having previously acted as Managing Director of the GMG Group overseeing operations in Switzerland, Mauritius, the British Virgin
Islands and South Africa.
Marco is a former Accenture Partner and Director to the board of Accenture Belgium,
Netherlands and Luxembourg. Marco has also a director and shareholder of several real estate investment and development businesses.
About Kim Setzkorn
Kim is the Chief Operating Officer of the TrustQore Group. Kim has overall responsibility for client operations to include our administration and accounting services and is heavily involved in overseeing our client facing services.
Kim has been working with the company since 2008, having undertaken the role of Legal Director from April 2013 to 2021. Prior to that, Kim acted as a legal adviser to the company having also worked as a lawyer at a South African law firm. Kim is an Attorney of the High Court of South Africa and specialises in fiduciary and corporate matters for high-net-worth clients.
Kim holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Private Law and Psychology Degree from the University of South Africa. Kim is a full member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.
About Jaco van Jaarsveld
Jaco is the Head of Business Solutions for Africa based in the Mauritius office. Jaco oversees both the establishment and the development of new and existing client relationships.
Jaco jointed TrustQore in 2021, having previously been the Managing Director of another Mauritian trust company, and prior to that having worked as a lawyer within two South African law firms.
Jaco is a qualified Attorney, Conveyancer and Notary in the Republic of South Africa. He is a full member of Johannesburg Branch of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners. He holds a LLB Law Degree, a Masters Degree in Tax and a Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Planning.
About David Koon Kam King
David qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG in London (United Kingdom). He has 16 years of experience in internal audit and IT audit. He worked in Africa (Johannesburg, Togo), United Kingdom (London), France (Paris), Madagascar and Seychelles. He acts as the Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee of the Guardrisk Group (cell captive insurance) in Mauritius. He is the Vice President of the Chinese Business Chamber (CBC) and a speaker on cryptocurrency and blockchain in Mauritius. He was appointed a director of TrustQore (Mauritius) Ltd in September 2022.
About Ronel Williams
Ronel is the Head of Client Legal and Administration of the TrustQore Group. She heads up the administration teams responsible for the client administration services and provides technical and legal support to the teams.
Ronel has been with the company since 2019, having joined as a fiduciary specialist. Prior to that, she worked as a fiduciary specialist for a high net worth wealth management company in South Africa. Ronel has extensive experience in the fiduciary field and served as Chairperson of the Fiduciary Institute of Southern Africa for 3 years.
Ronel was admitted as a (non-practising) Advocate of the High Court in South Africa. She is a Fiduciary Practitioner (SA), Master Tax Practitioner (SA) and a full member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners. She holds the degrees BA, LLB, LLM (with distinction) and LLD, a Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Planning and a Postgraduate Diploma in Tax Law.
About Simita Jibna
Simita is the Head Compliance & MLRO of the TrustQore Group. Simita oversees the Compliance department in Mauritius and support the Compliance operations for Switzerland and British Virgin Islands offices.
Simita joined the TrustQore Group on 19 November 2020 as the Head Compliance & MLRO, having previously been the MLRO of an international bank in Mauritius for eight years.
Simita is a Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialist and completed the STEP Certificate in Anti Money Laundering (distinction). Simita has completed the Professional Levels of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA) and holds a Diploma in Accounting from the London Chamber of Commerce & Industry (LCCI).
About Natalie Cridlan
About Flora Machado
Flora Machado is the Head of Client Operations in the Swiss Office. She has over 15 years of experience in the fiduciary sector. She joined TrustQore in 2019. She is responsible for all client facing services in Geneva to include the provision of Swiss trustee services to foreign law trusts and the regulatory/AML aspects associated with those services. Flora has a wide range of experience in trust business. She is specialized in the management and administration of complex multi-national structures for high-net-worth families mainly from Europe and Israel but also South Africa within a wide range of managed real assets, including shipping yachts, private equity and commercial and residential property.
She is a full member of the Society for Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and holds a degree in Political Science from the University of Geneva.
Flora is fluent in French, English, Portuguese and Spanish.
About Veerha Bhogun
Veerha is a Relationship Manager in the Mauritius office. She joined TrustQore in 2014 and is a qualified Chartered and Certified Accountant (FCA and FCCA) having obtained her qualifications in the UK. She gained international experience in the financial services, audit and business development sectors, working for Grant Thornton in London, KPMG in Sydney, GE Real Estate and the Star Casino in Sydney.
Veerha currently manages a portfolio of globally diversified clients in various industries and is active in the Business Solutions division building relationships with new clients and assisting them with both the management and structure of their entities.
About Shameer Rampersand
Shameer is currently a Senior Manager & Team Leader (Client Services) based in our Mauritius office. He is responsible for the management and oversight of a team of 8 trust accountants and administrators who undertake administration and accounting services for a portfolio of HNW and UHNW clients. He is also the primary contact for several key client relationships. Shameer joined the company in 2007. Prior to joining TrustQore, Shameer worked for another management company in Mauritius and for the Mauritian Customs and Excise Department. Shameer holds a degree in BA (Hons) Economics from the University of New Delhi.
About Nazleen Edoo
Nazleen is a Senior Manager and Team Leader in the Mauritius office of the TrustQore Group. Nazleen oversees the operations including administration and accounting services as well as maintains the client relationship for a group of clients.
Nazleen joined TrustQore in November 2011 having previously worked as Assistant Manager, Company Secretary and Director in other Management Companies. Nazleen has more than 20 years’ experience in the Global Business Sector and sits on the Board of client companies.
Nazleen holds a Bachelor (Hons) in Economics from the University of Mauritius and is a fellow member of the Chartered Governance Institute (previously known as The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators) and a full member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.
About Kevin Burtony
Kevin is a Senior Manager in the Mauritius office. Kevin oversees a portfolio of UHNW clients based in Russia, Kenya, Dubai and has clients involved in the fintech, blockchain development, virtual assets and crypto currencies/NFTs.
Kevin joined TrustQore in 2014 after working for four years at DTOS Ltd (part of the IBL Group) at a senior position.
Kevin has a bachelor degree in Management from the University of Mauritius and is an ACG member of the Charted Governance Institute and currently undergoing a full TEP qualification with the United Kingdom Branch of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP). He also holds a diploma in Fintech Laws and Policy from the Duke University and also completing his diploma in Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain Technologies with STEP.
About Sindy Appa
Sindy has a robust experience in the financial services industry, having been actively involved in the set-up and administration of a multitude of structures, including companies, trusts and funds in a career spanning more than 15 years. She is highly specialised in administration as well as secretarial matters.
Sindy has been working with the company since 2014. Prior to that, Sindy held various positions at well-known financial services organisations, where she was managing a diverse portfolio of clients, including leading corporations, large family businesses and high net worth individuals.
Sindy holds a BA (Hons) Degree in Law & Management from the University of Mauritius and is an Associate Member of The Chartered Governance Institute, formerly known as The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA).
About Vickram Deerpaul
Vickram is a Team Manager based in the Mauritius office and leads a team of 7 including administrators and accountants, looking after a portfolio of HNW and UHNW clients along with investment holding companies and other structures.
He has worked in the Mauritius financial services industry since 2009, developing significant experience in administration and company secretarial matters. Prior to joining TrustQore in 2019, Vickram worked for another management company in Mauritius, an international service provider of corporate fund administration services.
Vickram holds a BSc. (Hons) in Accounting with Information System from the University of Mauritius and ACCA Diploma in Accounting and Business.
About Yudish Lutchmoodoo
Yudish is the Head of Finance of the TrustQore Group. He is responsible for managing the financial actions of the Group and provide strategic leadership for the finance function.
Yudish has more than 15 years of experience in the industry. He has been working with the Company since 2016 and has been involved in setting up Fund structures and dealing with Structured Insurance products for the US market.
Prior to joining TrustQore, Yudish spent more than 5 years at Deutsche Bank as an Associate in the client accounting team, and more than 5 years as audit manager in an audit firm.
Yudish is a Fellow with the Association of Chartered Accountants and holds a diploma in International Financial Reporting Standards. He is also a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.
About Manuela Permal
Manuela is the Head of Governance and the Company Secretary of the TrustQore Group and has the overall responsibility of working collaboratively with the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Directors and other stakeholders on all constitutional, procedural and governance matters for the Company. In her role Manuela is tasked with leading the development, implementation and continual review of the effectiveness of corporate policies and governance processes which ensure that TrustQore is compliant with all relevant statutory regulations, legislation and industry best practice. Manuela has been working for the company since 2018.
Prior to joining TrustQore, Manuela spent 10 years at a top 4 audit firm in Mauritius and thereafter acted as Company Secretary for a major bank in Mauritius. Manuela has also worked for listed companies in Mauritius. Manuela is a Fellow Member of the Chartered Governance Institute of UK and Ireland.
About Manaicha Veeruppen
Manaicha is the Head of Human Capital of the TrustQore Group. She has the key responsibility of the full cycle of Human Capital of the Group and to work positively with all levels of the company to unleash the organization’s energy.
Manaicha has been working with the company since 2019. She has 15 years’ experience in Human Capital and has a demonstrated history of working across multiple industries with cross-cultural & international exposure (Mauritius, Madagascar, France, US).
Manaicha holds a Bachelor Commerce in Human Resources Management and Management from Curtin University of Technology, Australia and she is an engaged member of Lions Clubs International.
About Hanista Prayag Torul
Hanista is the Business Solutions Manager and the appointed Data Protection Officer (“DPO”) of the Mauritius Office. Hanista joined TrustQore in 2018 and started as the Legal Manager and with time took over the role of Compliance Officer as well as Money Laundering Reporting Officer. In 2020, Hanista took the role of DPO and maintained her role as the Legal Manager.
Hanista is the go-to person when it comes to data protection related matters as well as the go-to person for all legal queries relating to labour laws, drafting of different contracts and reviewing of same. Hanista is ladened with her writing and extensive research skills which adds on to her versatile demeanour that brought her take a new role as Business Solutions Manager while still hustling her roles of DPO and Legal Manager.
Hanista has over 14 years of experience in the legal field ranging from different sectors from IT, Pharmaceutical and other companies providing back-office services for offshore funds. Hanista holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree from the University of Wolverhampton, UK. She is also a certified Negotiator in negotiation for conflict and dispute resolution from United Nations Institute for Training and Research as well as a certified Contract Management Practitioner from International Association for Contract and Commercial Management. She is an active member of the Rotary Club of Beau-Bassin Rose-Hill and of the Rotary International.