Appointment: Appointed to the Board in December 2022.
Experience: Mr Roche qualified as an Irish Chartered Accountant in 1988 and moved immediately to Guernsey to join the PwC predecessor firm, Coopers & Lybrand. He seconded to the investment management practices at PwC Ireland (1996-1998) and PwC UK (2003-2008) returning on a full time basis to Guernsey in 2009. Promoted to partner in 2006, he is now recently retired with a strong background in auditing as well as IPO and capital markets transactions for investment companies on the various London markets. He has focussed delivering audit services to alternative investment managers, specialising in private equity, secondaries, private debt, infrastructure and real estate in the listed and private sectors. Mr Roche has been the firm’s Risk Management Partner (2008-2015), Partner Responsible for Independence/Ethics & Business Conduct (2008-2015 & 2018-2022), as well as the Guernsey Office Managing Partner (2013-2020). He was also President of the Guernsey Society of Chartered and Certified Accountants (2013-2015). Mr Roche is a Guernsey resident.
Committee Membership: Audit Committee Member; Nomination and Remuneration Committee Member; Management Engagement Committee Member.