People

Andrew Howroyd FCMI, FinstAM, MIod - Director -  is a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute, a Fellow of the Institute of Administrative Management and a Member of the Institute of Directors.

With over 30 years' experience in the International Finance Industry including Banks, Insurance, Lawyers and Company and Trust Service providers.   Andrew is Director of Westwinds as well as being the Company Secretary.

Andrew, in addition to dealing with his portfolio of clients and a director and signatory of entities under Westwinds management, is the company Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) as well as being responsible for new business, providing backup and support to other members of staff in relation to client and technical matters.  Andrew also oversees the company's IT Systems and their development. Andrew also holds the Offshore Certificate in Companies and Trusts (a level 5 qualification).

Andrew Kinrade FCMI, MIoD -  Director - Is a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute and a Member of the Institute if Directors. 

Andrew's primary role is that of Client Services Manager, being a Director and Officer of client entities.  Andrew has 30 years' experience in Company and Trust Administration which covers a variety of entity types, jurisdictions and structures having complete the Certificate in International Financial Administration (a level 5 Qualification) early in his career.  Andrew is also responsible for new business with Alex Lee


Alexander Lee FCMI, MIoD - Director-  Is a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute and a Member of the Institute if Directors.

Alex's primary role is that of Client Services Manager having 30 years industry experience across several sectors, managing client entities and structures.  Alex is also responsible for new business with Andrew Kinrade.


Clive Needham
BA (Hons) FCA –  is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants England & Wales with over 22 years of experience in the offshore industry.

Clive, who is Manx, obtained a BA (Hons) in Accountancy from the University of Liverpool and subsequently qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Wilkins Kennedy, a London based firm, in 1993.  The same year he returned home to the Isle of Man and spent the next three years with a local firm of Accountants during which time he obtained his Practising Certificate.  From 1996 to 2015 Clive was Managing Director of an Isle of Man based Trust / Corporate Service Provider.

Clive primarily deals with a portfolio of clients.


Ruth Caine
– Head of Compliance-  with over 22 years of experience in the offshore industry.

Ruth was born and educated on the Isle of Man and holds the Offshore Certificate in Companies and Trusts (a level 5 qualification).  Ruth has spent her entire working career in the offshore industry working for locally based firms of Lawyers and Trust/Corporate Service Providers.

Ruth is primarily focused on our client and entity due diligence and compliance requirements but also gets involved with the client work as required. Ruth is also the Deupty MLRO.