The world of the entrepreneur can seem chaotic. It is a life of exceptional challenges, rare opportunities, and remarkable people. Yet success is found at the heart of the maelstrom, and there are those who navigate it willingly and confidently. They revel in mastering it, and their reward is to see and know a different world. We don’t just understand this life; we live it. Our philosophy is simple:
Trust a history of fiduciary services cultivated since our beginnings as a family office. Ours is a reputation for excellence in fiduciary services which has grown with our expanding portfolio of clients across the globe. Whether our clients seek to preserve and transfer private and family wealth or discover the most efficient asset protection or trading structures, our fiduciary services are comprehensive.
Protecting our clients’ legacies and securing their futures is at our heart. Our heritage as a successful family office of many generations means we truly understand the needs of our clients. We guarantee confidence. We forge long-term relationships and provide a comprehensive suite of services in the best jurisdictions. Together, we ensure the continuation of your wealth and the upholding of family values with a clear mandate and consistent communication at every step of our journey.
We choose the best people to make sure your business prospers. Our multi-jurisdictional services are comprehensive, simple, and robust, and we comply with the latest international regulatory standards in everything we do. Our in-depth knowledge of complex international fiscal and regulatory environments, coupled with access to an extensive network of specialist advisors, gives our clients the freedom to focus on their business.
We establish and manage aircraft, yacht, and luxury asset ownership structures in jurisdictions around the world. Working with a global network of professional partners, Boston’s dedicated team implement a comprehensive range of cross border structures which offer confidentiality, VAT efficiency, and liability protection. Services are available for individuals, families, and corporate clients, wherever they are based around the globe. By working together, we’ll go further.
We help individuals and families structure their affairs across the globe and in some cases this involves changes in residency and citizenship. We coordinate the applications for such moves as well as provide all of the ancillary services of a family office, including information on tax planning, property investments, succession and the impact on dependents, and settling in. With Boston, enjoy borderless opportunities.
Respected entrepreneurs and companies trust us to manage and administer their eCommerce operations. Our specialist eCommerce and eGaming team has particular experience in licensable activities as well as in more diverse sectors. We assist our clients in obtaining the appropriate licences and establish the appropriate structures to grow. We work with international regulators to implement reporting frameworks to ensure full compliance in this global marketplace. Together, we work to realise your full potential.
Whatever your goals, our experienced property team is here to support individuals and businesses who wish to enhance their property portfolio. We manage entities that hold luxury residential property, investment property, and managed developments. From offices in the Isle of Man and Malta, our specialist property team identifies, establishes, and manages the right corporate structures to meet our clients’ ambitions. Services are clear and confidential, and compliant throughout.
In a complex global commercial environment, our clients are always busy. We’re here to help you grow. Many transaction are cross border and involve the introduction of capital and management into established and emerging markets. From offices in London and the Isle of Man, and supported by a global network, our team of highly experienced financiers, debt and equity specialists guide our clients by creating global communities. We originate and support corporate transactions across a range of verticals from oil, gas and real estate to technology, sports and leisure.
Our people are our heart. They define our company, culture, and success. We’re certain you will be as proud to have them represent you as we are.
Alex Fray – Group CEO
Alex is Boston’s Chief Executive Officer and is responsible for enabling group strategy, maintaining strong governance, financial stewardship, operations and infrastructure across the group. He has worked for FTSE 100 companies and start-ups, gaining the majority of his experience in an SME environment. Alex is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and holds a BA (Hons.) degree.
Katherine Ellis – Group Director – Business Development
Katherine leads all of Boston Group’s business development and marketing functions. In 2012, she was appointed to drive Boston’s ambitious international growth strategy and brings 17 years experience in the offshore market with particular knowledge of luxury assets. Katherine is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Accountants and is a former Isle of Man President of the Association. She also holds the institute of Directors Diploma in Company Direction.
Alex McNee – Group Director – Fiduciary
Alex is Managing Director for Boston Group’s fiduciary businesses. His appointment as Managing Director was driven by our ambitions to deliver an unrivalled service to a growing fiduciary client base. Alex has a wealth of experience serving international ultra high net worth individuals as well as lending his experience to the Boards of numerous trading companies. Alex holds the STEP diploma in International Trust Management. He is a member of the Institute of Directors and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Managers.
Philip Knop – Group Director – Tax Risk and Compliance
Philip is the director responsible for the group’s tax, risk and compliance activities. As Chair of Boston’s Risk Management Committee, he oversees and manages risk across the business. Philip works with international regulators to ensure clients and structures are tax compliant in a changeable regulatory landscape whilst also providing tax reporting and advisory support to clients, professional intermediaries and staff. Philip joined the Boston Limited board in 2011, and the Group board in 2014.