Katherine Ellis, Director at Boston Group who is responsible for international business development for Boston’s Isle of Man and Malta offices, has been named on the Private Client Practitioner’s Top 35 under 35 awards for 2013. Published on the 9th September the list recognises the best young practitioners working in the private client arena, including lawyers, accountants and trustees.

From the large number of applicants submitted to recognise the rising stars of the industry, it’s a significant achievement to mark Katherine’s career success to date. Over the coming twelve months the top 35 women and 35 men will have the opportunity to meet and network at a number of events.

Katherine started her career with Ernst & Young Isle of Man where she trained and qualified as a Chartered Certified Accountant. Not one to rest on her laurels Katherine continues to hone her skills and is currently studying for the Institute of Directors (IoD) Certificate & Diploma in Company Direction.

Katherine has a proven track record of developing both new business and relationships with existing clients and intermediaries. Using this track record to good advantage from scratch she set up a business development team at Boston and implemented procedures to significantly increase the take on of new business, with outstanding results to date.

Commenting on the award, CEO Greg Ellison said “I am delighted that Katherine has been recognised for her outstanding career achievements. Katherine is a brilliant talent with a tremendous work ethic and has made a huge contribution to Boston. What’s more, with her energy and expertise Katherine acts as a role model to others in the business. She thoroughly deserves this award and I look forward to working with her for many years to come.”

Katherine is married with two children under 3 years old but manages to balance work and family life, excelling at both. She has a talent for managing her time so that she has plenty of fun, happy playtime with her family but still consistently performs highly at work and manages her commitments.

This is a highly regarded award and is testimony to her outstanding commitment and capability.