SANNE announce managing director appointment 21 August 2017

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SANNE has appointed a new Managing Director to lead its Asia-Pacific and Mauritius regional business.

As a leading global provider of alternative asset and corporate administration services, SANNE is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Law to the newly created role of Managing Director, Alternative Assets for the Asia-Pacific and Mauritius region with immediate effect.

Based in Hong Kong, Mark’s primary focus will be on expanding SANNE’s alternative asset capabilities across the Asia-Pacific and Mauritian networks and target client markets. This will include delivering initiatives to develop an Asia specific service platform with multi-jurisdictional capabilities to further enhance SANNE’s brand and bespoke specialist solutions to the region’s leading asset managers, banks and financial institutions. Mark’s appointment complements SANNE’s continued investment in the region, as Asia-Pacific and Mauritius remain key strategic international financial centres. Additionally, following Mauritius’ recent ‘compliant’ ranking from the OECD’s Global Forum regarding exchange of information, SANNE Mauritius is well placed to service its global clients and expand its market exposure.

Mark is an experienced business leader, having held senior management roles across the financial services industry. Most recently he led the custody, clearing fund administration and securities lending business for Deutsche Bank’s Asia-Pacific region. During this time, Mark was responsible for 12 jurisdictions in the region. Prior to that, Mark worked in Tokyo and Mauritius within Deutsche Bank’s Corporate Trust business heading up the Institutional Cash Management and Fund Services businesses respectively.

Phil Godley, Senior Managing Director at SANNE, said: ‘We are delighted to welcome Mark to the SANNE leadership team. With over 14 years’ experience in the Asia-Pacific and Mauritius region, we will benefit from Mark’s industry knowledge and considerable experience in the alternative asset space. His appointment will further enhance and strengthen SANNE’s reputation as a leading global provider of global administration services.’

Mark brings great technical insights and has vast industry networks to help drive growth in SANNE’s specialist administration capabilities across the Asia-Pacific and Mauritius alternative asset market.

Mark is a qualified FCA from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and holds an Oriental Studies Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s from Oxford University.