Schindlers has a global presence, with operations in London, Liechtenstein, Mauritius, Hong Kong, Seychelles, Netherlands and Ireland.
The directors and senior management across the Group are legal and accounting professionals, providing comfort to clients seeking the highest level of advice, confidentiality and security of assets.
- Christian Reichart
Dr. Reichart is the Managing Director of Schindlers Reg. Treuunternehmen (Schindlers Trust). He completed studies in law at the University of Innsbruck in Austria in 1978, beginning his career holding various management positions in a number of Austrian banks, before moving to Liechtenstein in 2003 to take on the post of Managing Director and Senior Trust Officer in a large trust company.
In 2008, Dr. Reichart received his trust license from the Liechtenstein Financial Market Authority, and is licensed by the Liechtenstein Financial Market Authority to act as a professional corporate trustee, to establish Liechtenstein entities, to act in a fiduciary capacity, to administer the assets of third parties and provide advice in respect of fiscal and economic matters.
- Alex Goodman
Alex’s legal career commenced in 1976 in South Africa as a clerk of the civil Magistrates Court, after which he became a public prosecutor and attorney at one of South Africa’s leading law firms.
He has received two law degrees from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, one in 1978 and another in 1980, and in the same year he became an Advocate of the High Court (equivalent to a barrister in the U.K.). Later on, in 1991, he became licensed to practice law in the State of New York, and in 1992 was appointed Senior Counsel in South Africa (equivalent to Queens Counsel in the U.K.). For a brief period, prior to immigrating to the United States in 1999, he served as an acting Judge of the High Court of South Africa. In addition to his legal responsibilities, since 1994 Mr. Goodman has been involved in various capacities in the Schindlers Group.
Mr. Goodman’s extensive legal experience encompasses all types of commercial matters including international dispute resolution, income tax, exchange control and intellectual property. Over many years he has represented most of the leading companies in South Africa and several substantial multi-national corporations domiciled outside of South Africa.
- Mandy Feldman
A qualified accountant (University of South Africa), Mandy began her accounting career in 1990 as a clerk at Kessel Feinstein in Pretoria from where she moved into the position of junior manager in 1994.
Since 1994 Ms. Feldman has been a director of companies in the Schindlers Group, Schindlers Reg. Treuunternehmen in Liechtenstein and Schindlers UK Limited in the United Kingdom. Her responsibilities encompass all matters pertaining to the daily administration of entities under management, provision of advice in relation to tax matters and offshore structures, provision of confidential general fiduciary services and supervising the accounting and auditing of the group.
- Hilton Schindler
In 1991, Hilton was appointed an attorney of the High Court of South Africa, (equivalent to a solicitor in the U.K.) and from 1991 until 2002, he held the position of senior partner in a mid-size law firm in Johannesburg. During this time (May 1997 to April 2002) he also held a position as a Commissioner of the Small Claims Court in South Africa.
His legal experience encompasses the provision of legal advice, consultation with clients and advocates (barristers), preparation of documents, and appearing as counsel and attending with counsel in court. Many of Mr. Schindler’s cases have been reported in the South African Law Reports and some are leading cases in particular areas of South African law.
Since 2002 Mr. Schindler has been a director of companies in the Schindlers Group. His specialities include international taxation, establishment of international trust and company structures, exchange control matters for both South African and foreign clients and South African matters.
- Jason Barr
After gaining an honours degree in finance and accounting, Jason began his professional career in London in 1999, joining the Schindlers Group in 2000 as an accountant from where he moved into the position of finance manager, and since then has served as director of various companies within the Schindlers Group.
In 2006, Mr. Barr was granted permission by the Mauritian government to act as director of a professional corporate trustee, establish Mauritius entities, and act in a fiduciary capacity and to administer the assets of third parties, and subsequently relocated to Mauritius to become the Managing Director of Schindlers Trust Mauritius Limited. Mr. Barr is also a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.
- Zaredhin Jaunbaccus
Zaredhin is the holder of a Maitrise en Droit from the University of Reunion and was called to the bar in 1994. Prior to becoming a barrister, he was the Secretary to a Judge of the Supreme Court of Mauritius and also worked in the Income Tax Department and the Ministry of Agriculture.
His extensive legal experience encompasses all types of civil, commercial as well as criminal matters. He has also appeared before the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in London, the highest court of appeals for decisions of Mauritius courts.
Mr. Jaunbaccus has been a Director of Schindlers Trust Mauritius Limited since 2003 and is also former Chairman of the National Transport Authority of Mauritius.
- Kim Taylor
Kim graduated with a Bachelor of Communications degree in 2005. After a brief stint in Zimbabwe, she moved to London in 2006 where she joined Origin Trust Company, a division of the Schindlers Group. In 2008, Mrs. Taylor became a Senior Client Relationship Manager for Schindlers UK.
Over the years, she has gained experience and knowledge of the Schindlers group and the industry within which the companies operate, and is responsible for management of trusts and offshore companies. In 2012, Mrs. Taylor was appointed Director of the newest member of the Schindlers group, Schindlers Hong Kong Limited, and is currently establishing this office and expanding the Schindlers presence into Asia.
- Sanjana Kissoondharry
Sanjana is the Company Secretary and Compliance Officer of Schindlers Trust Mauritius Limited, and provides input in areas of corporate governance, compliance, and corporate management & administration.
Having obtained an LLB (Hons) from the University of Hull, UK, she went on to qualify as a Chartered Secretary with the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA). She is now an Associate with the ICSA and a Trust and Estate Practitioner with the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).
Sanjana has several years of experience in trust & corporate administration, governance and compliance, as well as acting as director on the board of licensed investment managers. She is also an associate member of the Mauritius Institute of Directors, and a certified Ethics Officer with the Ethics Institute of South Africa.
- Jeanette Rademan
Jeanette graduated with a BComm Financial Analysis degree from Stellenbosch University, South Africa. Jeanette has started her career in London, holding positions at TT International London and Baker Steel Capital Managers LLP (London) before joining the Schindlers Group in 2009.
In addition to managing various Dutch B.V.s, Jeanette is currently in charge of administration of a group of investment funds with in excess of €1billion in assets.
Ms. Rademan was appointed Managing Director of Schindlers Netherlands B.V. in June 2015 and has relocated to The Netherlands to establish the office.
- Kerin Gunter
Kerin was admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa in 2010 (equivalent to a solicitor in the U.K.).
Ms. Gunter subsequently left South Africa to continue her legal career in Mauritius, where she gained extensive knowledge in the Mauritius offshore business and financial sector.
Kerin is part of the Schindlers legal team and specialises in international trust and commercial law with a primary focus on offshore structuring, international commercial transactions, corporate restructuring and cross-border trading. Ms. Gunter is now based in Schindlers’ London office.© 2014 Schindlers Group
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- Alex Goodman