Eric Watson

Eric Watson

Chief Operating Officer
SANNE, IFC 5, St. Helier, Jersey, JE1 1ST

Eric is the Chief Operating Officer at SANNE. Based in it’s Jersey headquarters, Eric oversees SANNE’s group support functions of IT, Change Management (including Transformation and Acquisition Integration), Facilities, Operations, Human Resources, Legal and Co-sec.  

Eric's focus is on both ensuring the continuing efficiency and effectiveness of SANNE’s operating platform across the group as well as building capabilities to support future growth across the business’ core service areas.

Eric joined SANNE from the Royal Bank of Scotland, where he was programme director for Williams & Glyn Financial Crime. Prior to that, Eric was at Standard Life and a member of the Standard Life executive leadership group. Whilst at Standard Life, Eric was in responsible for change management, business transformation and acquisition integration. His core experience includes leading large-scale business acquisition integration and divestments, implementing major business transformation initiatives and designing and implementing complex end-to-end operating models.

  • About us

    SANNE is a leading global provider of alternative fund and corporate administration services.

  • Our services

    SANNE provides clients across the globe with a wide range of complementary business services, focused on two core areas: alternative asset services and corporate and private client services.

  • Our approach

    We understand that each client relationship has a unique set of requirements and expectations; that is why our client service teams are handpicked and tailored to fit the specific and evolving needs of each client.

  • Thought leadership

    At SANNE, we collaborate and share our knowledge and best practice with those we value. These are the things that make the difference.

  • Our people

    We work with talented people. It’s their deep expertise, knowledge and collaborative nature that differentiates us. We see things differently.

  • Global locations

    Our global network is spread across three global regions: The Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific & Mauritius.