Russell was recently awarded the Sustainable Investment Professional Certification, by Concordia University, Canada. He has direct responsibility for building and implementing the investment strategies available to clients of Affinity. A Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment, Russell was formerly Head of Investments for a private bank, where he worked for 11 years, and prior to this was an Assistant Director at SG Hambros. He moved to Jersey in 1991, having completed a Lloyds Bank graduate training programme, and worked for the bank developing their client base in the UK, Europe and southern Africa. Russell is an ocean lover and a firm believer corporate citizenship will prove an effective force in addressing global inequality.