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John Nelson

John Nelson

Managing Director | Guernsey

PO Box 161 Dixcart House Sir William Place St. Peter Port Guernsey GY1 4EZ Channel Islands
+44 (0)1481 738700 linkedin/johnnelsonguernsey/

John Nelson joined the Dixcart Group in 2004. He was appointed a Director of Dixcart Trust Corporation Limited in 2006 and of Dixcart Trustees (Switzerland) SA in 2009. In 2010 John Nelson was appointed Managing Director of the Dixcart office in Guernsey.

John has an in-depth knowledge of Guernsey’s beneficial tax regime managing a range of companies and trusts under both the laws of Guernsey and other jurisdictions and has extensive international experience gained through over 35 years in the offshore industry.

John has been involved in the registration of yachts and superyachts and the formation and administration of the relevant holding structures for over 30 years

His main interests outside of work are his family and sport, particularly open water swimming of which he is an avid participant and promoter.

Career History

Prior to joining Dixcart, John was an Associate Director at Bachmann Trust Company Limited. John was responsible for a team of ten administrators with a portfolio of 700+ clients, dealing in all aspects of offshore trust and company administration.

Professional Memberships & Qualifications
  • Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, having completed the Diploma in International Trust Management in 2002.
  • John has completed the Institute of Directors Chartered Director programme and holds a post-graduate degree in Corporate Governance from Bournemouth University.
  • John also sits on the panel for the STEP Helpline to assist the association’s members in answering any queries they may have pertaining to the administration of trusts under Guernsey law.