Telephone: +44 1624 689600
Stewart joined Abacus in January 1993 when it was part of Coopers & Lybrand Isle of Man and became an Abacus Director and Coopers & Lybrand partner in 1995 and was later a PricewaterhouseCoopers partner until 2000.
A shareholder of the group, Stewart trained with and previously worked for a big four accounting practice.
Stewart has over 40 years’ taxation experience, with particular emphasis on the taxation of individuals, offshore trusts and companies. Active in business development and existing client care, Stewart regularly travels to the UK and further afield promoting Abacus’ services and managing client relationships.
Stewart is a Scottish Chartered Accountant, a member of STEP and of the Institute of Directors.
A true Scotsman, Stewart’s heritage is evident in his passion for golf. Whether at home or away Stewart can often be found on the golf course swinging a club or Fore!
Telephone: +44 1624 689610
Mobile: +44 7624 483460
Emer joined Abacus November 1990, when it was part of Coopers & Lybrand, where she concentrated initially on the statutory administration of Isle of Man companies before moving into the trust department.
With over 20 years in the trust business, Emer has broad experience ranging from the administration of trusts and special purpose companies for wealthy individuals, employee share trusts and remuneration planning to yacht administration and Isle of Man partnerships.
Emer is a Chartered Secretary and was admitted as a member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators in 1991 and became a Fellow of the Institute in 2013.
Emer is a regular jet-setter, when not away on business her love for travel takes her home to Ireland or holidaying around the globe with her family.
Telephone: +44 1624 689634
Elaine is responsible for the management of a small team dealing with the administration of trusts and the management of companies and deals with the more complex engagements personally.
Elaine has over ten years’ experience in the provision of Trust and Corporate services. She is an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, and a Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP). Elaine holds a degree in American Studies with International Study from the University of Nottingham.
Elaine enjoys spending time with her family, walking the dog and running when she can.
Telephone: +44 1624 689625
Ian has over 20 years’ experience working within the financial services industry on the Isle of Man, most of which has been spent in the trust and corporate services sector.
He is responsible for the management of a small team of trust and company administrators, whilst also dealing with some more complex structures personally.
Ian is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) having become qualified in 2006.
In his spare time, Ian enjoys listening to music, reading and spending time with his family. He tries to keep active and in the warmer months can often be seen out walking with his daughter around the many Manx coastal paths and enjoying the beautiful scenery which the Island has to offer.
Telephone: +44 1624 689628
Kate manages a portfolio of clients, many of whom have trust and company structures involved in property and investments.
Kate holds the STEP Diploma in International Trust Management.
She is someone who is always busy with her hands. If not knitting or needle felting, green fingered Kate can be found at her allotment, tending to her home-grown fruit and vegetables.
Telephone: +44 1624 689653
David administers a varied portfolio of client structures including trusts and companies and is responsible for the day-to-day administration of assets ranging from yachts, income producing real estate, chattels and investment portfolios.
David graduated from university with a degree in Business and Management and has since gone on to complete the STEP Diploma in International Trust Management.
David loves anything with two wheels – if he isn’t riding with friends among the island’s plantations on his mountain bike he likes to live life in the fast lane by riding around on his motorbike.
Alison is responsible for the day to day management of a portfolio of client structures, including employee trusts, investment holding companies and family trusts.
Alison also assists with staff training on the company’s bespoke client administration system.
When not aiming an arrow she is aiming a lens. This budding photographer is also an experienced archer and is the Team Manager for the Isle of Man’s ‘Island Games’ Archery team.
Telephone: +356 2065 0530
Charline is responsible for the administration of a portfolio of companies for high net worth individuals.
Charline has over 4 years’ experience in the financial services industry in Malta, having started as an Assistant Trust Officer and has since worked with three financial companies including Abacus.
Charline joined the financial industry after graduating from the University of Malta with a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Banking and Finance and a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) in Management. She has also completed a Master of Science in Management from the University of Chester.
Charline’s greatest passions are travelling and experiencing different cultures. In her spare time, Charline will be enjoying the sun and the island life of Malta.
Hannah provides administrative support to the trust and company teams. She performs a number of administrative duties for client entities, including bookkeeping, reconciling company and trust accounts, producing correspondence as well as providing statutory support.
Another of Abacus’ athletes, Hannah has a keen interest in running and walking, combining the two in both race walking and cross country.
Telephone: +44 1624 689632
Killian provides assistance to the trust and company teams. He assists with preparation of letters, filing of statutory forms, bookkeeping and carrying out administration tasks.
Killian graduated from Sheffield Hallam University with a degree in BSc Psychology (Hons).
Killian’s main hobby is playing golf and he is a member at Peel Golf Club. He also plays football, mostly 5-a-side and takes part in most other sports from time to time.
Telephone: +44 1624 689636
Thomas provides support to the trust and company teams specialising in all aspects of statutory and company secretarial work.
He provides assistance with statutory matters including incorporations, share allotments and transfers, change of officers, AGM’s, EGM’s and liquidations.
Thomas has completed a BA (Hons) Sports Studies through University of Central Lancashire and recently graduated with Master of Arts from the University of Chester in MA Business Entrepreneurship.
Thomas is a big football fan and regular gym-goer, keen golfer and traveller; he enjoys the summer season playing golf or travelling to hot countries.
Telephone: +44 1624 689637
Samantha joined Abacus in October 2017 as a Junior Trust and Company Administrator and provides support to the trust and company teams by carrying out a range of statutory, administrative and company related functions. She is also studying towards her ICSA Chartered Secretaries Qualifying Scheme qualification.
Samantha graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 2017 with a degree in Law (LLB Hons). During her studies she interned in Shanghai at K&L Gates, a global law firm, and at Morton Fraser in Edinburgh.
Having grown up in Tokyo, Amsterdam, Nice and the UK, Samantha has always had a love for travel and enjoys doing that, and keeping fit, in her spare time.