The Isle of Man: The Natural Choice for Private Wealth Series
23/11/20: The Isle of Man: Your Natural Choice for Living and Working

About The Webinar

Join Finance Isle of Man for their free webinar exploring why the Isle of Man is the natural choice for individuals looking to enjoy a great quality of life without sacrificing their career progression. The final webinar of the South Africa Virtual Roadshow will introduce Chris and Dash, young professionals in the legal sector, who relocated from South Africa in 2019, alongside South African Entrepreneur & Pioneer Philip Vermeulen, whose businesses and family life have flourished in the Island, and ask why they decided to make the Isle of Man their home.
Finally, Nick Preskey, Senior Manager at Locate Isle of Man, will be joined by three industry experts who are on-hand to answer your questions and provide practical guidance on the process of relocating.

Panel questions: If you would like to submit a panel question prior to the webinar, please email [email protected] with your question/s.

  • Nick Preskey, Locate Isle of Man

    10:30-10:35 - Why the Isle of Man is the Natural Choice for Living and Working
  • Relocation story, Chris Walton and Dash Pather

  • Relocation story, Philip Vermeulen
    10:40 – 10:50 

  • Speaker Panel

    10:50 - 11:10 – Our guest speakers (Mary, Oliver and Paul) will bring their expertise to the discussion panel - topics will include tax, immigration and relocation processes
  • Questions

    11:10- 11:20 – Audience members will have the opportunity to ask any questions through the chat functionality
  • Nick Preskey, Head of Inward Investment, Locate Isle of Man

    Nick has over 30 years’ experience in International Finance most of which has been spent at a senior management level and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers. In his role as Inward Investment for Locate Isle of Man, he provides valuable information about relocating to the Isle of Man and how this could benefit you, your family and company. Additionally, he collaborates with HNWI, entrepreneurs, businesses, C-Suite Executives and skilled worked to understand the Isle of man, its advantages and how to relocate to the Island.

  • Oliver Helfrich, Director, Long and Humphrey Advocates

    Before joining L&H in 2012, Oliver worked for 5 years as a civil advocate within H.M. Attorney General’s Chambers where, amongst other roles, he acted as principal legal counsel to the Island’s Immigration Service. Oliver is a Director of L&H and, as one of the Island’s longest serving immigration legal practitioners, is a lead member in its Relocation and Immigration Services Department. Oliver and L&H have advised and successfully assisted many businesses and individuals in relation to their employment, investment and business visa requirements and applications.

  • Mary Linehan, Founder, B-LocalIOM

    Marys' decision to set up B was born out of a desire to ensure people who have made the decision to move to the Island have a positive experience and are able to integrate rapidly into the business and social aspects of Island life therefore making the best use of their time. B is a tailored service for you, your business and your family to ensure rapid integration into Island life both in Business and Social areas.

  • Paul Hotchkiss, Managing Director, Hotchkiss Associates Ltd

    Paul is a former Tax Partner in KPMG and was historically involved in a wide variety of industries and companies, including boutique tax service providers, trust companies, manufacturing and shipping. He has gained a significant amount of commercial experience, which he brings to the provision of any advice provided. He is currently appointed as an Isle of Man Income Tax Commissioner. Paul directs a very busy tax practice that deals with tax advice to funds, international businesses and executives, VAT and transfer pricing amongst many other matters.

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