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JFSC appoints new Deputy Chairman

The Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC) has announced the appointment of Debbie Prosser as its new Deputy Chairman.

Debbie, a former Jersey advocate and managing director of a local trust company, has been a member of the JFSC Board of Commissioners for seven years and succeeds John Averty who is retiring after completing his ten year term.

JFSC Chairman Lord Eatwell commented: “We are delighted to announce Debbie's appointment as Deputy Chairman. She has been an immensely valuable member of the Commission and I know that she will prove to be an excellent Deputy Chairman. Debbie brings with her a wealth of professional knowledge and expertise and is very well-regarded both inside the Commission and externally in Industry.”

"Debbie Prosser added: “I am looking forward to taking up the role of Deputy Chairman and facing the challenges that will come with the position. It is an exciting time to be involved with the Commission while it embarks on a period of internal change with the objective of becoming a more thinking and agile regulator. I welcome the opportunity to be involved as Deputy Chairman a nd will support the Chairman, as well as John Harris and his team, in implementing these changes , meeting our objectives and assisting with the pressures posed by day-to-day business.”

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For further enquiries, please contact:

Emma Martin
Head of Communications
Jersey Financial Services Commission
Tel: + 44 (0) 1534 822166


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Debbie Prosser has been Chairman of the Jersey Police Complaints Authority for the past three years and was appointed for a further term on 2 February 2016. She is a member of the Youth Court Panel, and a Non-Executive Director of Rathbones Investment Management International Limited and Law Debenture (Channel Islands) Trust Corporation Limited. She holds a number of other private company directorships, including Jersey War Tunnels Limited.

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