The Jersey Good Business Council
The Council is a group of highly experienced and respected and members of the Jersey business community.
The Council’s responsibilities include;
- Decide on applications for Charter Mark status.
- Suggest amendments.
- Propose future Board members.
- Serve without remuneration.
Our Council Members
Eliot is Managing Director and Founder of change management consultancy, BDO Greenlight. He was the winner of the 2012 Jersey Institute of Directors Director of the Year for a Medium Sized Business and the 2012 UK National Young Director of the Year. Eliot is President of Jersey’s Chamber of Commerce, Past Chair of the Chamber Digital Committee, Past Deputy Chair of Jersey Business and an active member of Jersey’s Institute of Directors.
Luke is an Entrepreneur as well as Founder and Managing Director of Purpose. Luke has held the position of Honorary Treasurer with Jersey Chamber of Commerce as well as Financial Director in local and global business.
Gailina is a non-executive director, entrepreneur and retired company executive with more than 20 years’ experience in corporate governance, commercialising personalised medicine and bioinformatic technologies, establishing strategic alliances in North America and Asia, and managing public-private partnerships. Gailina is Director of Jersey Policy Forum, sits on the Jersey Appointments Commission, the Board of Digital Jersey and J P Morgan Global.
Kevin has gained wide experience of business in Jersey with a career spanning over 40 years, Kevin has held high profile positions across a number of industries, including Managing Director of Jersey Dairy, and as Chief Executive of Jersey Post. He has also held honorary roles with a number of Jersey charities and is a past president of the Jersey Chamber of Commerce and Founder of Leadership Jersey. He is currently Interim Chief Exec of the JSPCA. He holds the ACCA and CIMA accounting qualifications and is also a Chartered Director.
Cherith is Global Head of marketing at Hawksford, prior to this Cherith worked in brand-building marketing positions within banking, finance and higher education. Cherith was shortlisted as Marketing/BD Director of the year in Citywealth Brand Management and Reputation Awards 2018
Carla is a Partner and Head of Mourant Jersey Employment practice. She specialises in all aspects of contentious and non-contentious employment law. She also advises businesses relocating or starting up in Jersey and is part of a team of specialists advising businesses on data protection matters. A regular speaker on employment matters, she also contributes articles to publications and provides training to clients on employment law.
Richard has spent 20 years as an HR professional in a career spanning multiple sectors and jurisdictions. He joined Ocorian as Global HR Director in January 2017 having spent 6 years as the Group HR Director for Jersey Telecom, and previously working at Ogier, Standard Bank, Zurich UK and Barclays Bank. Richard is also the author of Loving Leadership, published in 2016, it outlines 8 Key leadership behaviours.
Jeralie has a background in the travel industry and marketing, but soon caught the recruitment bug and has been loving it ever since, working in recruitment in New Zealand, Australia and the UK before making the move to Jersey in 1990 working at Rowlands for a number of years, before eventually buying the business in October 2012. She is a Fellow of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation.
Alexia is a the Head of Operations at Jersey Business. She has extensive private sector experience having worked in the professional services industry in the UK and South Africa, including having established and run her own successful event management business. Alexia also has over 15 years’ experience of developing, managing and delivering business support programmes through business advisory positions in UK Trade and Investment and Scottish Enterprise. She is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and holds a law degree.
Louise joined Collas Crill as their HR director in 2013, with international experience in banking and finance services. Her specific interests lie in strategic and change management programmes.
Louise was previously HR Director at Standard Bank Jersey and Head of HR Operations with the The States of Jersey. She is also a member of the Employment and Discrimination Tribunal