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CISI appoints new branch president

Paul Kneen takes helm in landmark year

Senior figure in the Island's financial services sector Paul Kneen has been appointed president of the Island branch of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI).

He takes over from Richard Bellwood in the role, supporting members with professional development, and building skills and knowledge.

The CISI is also committed to promoting the integrity of the financial services economy in the Island.

Mr Kneen has 30 years experience in the sector, across funds, banking and fiduciary investment administration.

His career included a seven year spell in Bermuda where he sat on the board of a listed bank, before relocating to the Isle of Man as CEO of Abacus Financial Services.

He is currently chief operating officer at Pacific Fund Systems.

Mr Knee said it was a privilege to take on the branch presidency in the Institute's 25th anniversary year.

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