Team

Colin Walker
Managing Director
Colin Walker
Managing Director

+ 41 22 317 73 73
colin.walker@nwt.ch

Colin Walker is Managing Director of the Geneva based business and Head of Business Development for the Group. He has been with the Group since 2000. Previously he was Chief Executive of Jardine Matheson Trust Group from 1993 to 2000 and he held senior positions with Bank of America in Jersey and Geneva from 1978 to 1992 including that of Head of Private Banking for Switzerland.

Colin has experience of all areas of trusteeship and wealth management and particularly enjoys advising international clients on how to grow and protect their wealth for future generations. Whilst based in Geneva Colin spends times in both Jersey and London along with visits to the Far East to meet clients and contacts.

Colin is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Graduate of Pacific Coast Banking School Washington University, a member of STEP and an Engineering graduate.
Benjamin Verne
Director
Benjamin Verne
Director

+ 41 22 317 73 73
Benjamin.v@nwtc.ch

Benjamin is a Director in Geneva office in charge of the business development team for Geneva and liaising with the team in Mauritius. He has responsibility for the management and administration of various trusts, offshore companies, foundations and UK structure with particular focus on clients from South America and East Africa.

Benjamin joined New World Trust in January 2005 after working for 4 years at a Trust|Family office (Fidux Trust) in London and 1 year in Gibraltar as administrator and 2 years in Bank BRED in Paris.

Benjamin was educated in Geneva and graduated from 'ESA 3' (Ecole Supérieure des Affaires) business school in Paris and completed his STEP Diploma in 2007.
Judith Chatoo
Director
Judith Chatoo
Director

NWT Conseil SA, 8 rue Muzy - 1207 Geneva
Switzerland
00 41 22 700 29 25
Judith.C@nwtc.ch

Judith is Director and Trust Counsel for NWT. She is a Member of the Law Society of England & Wales, having been admitted as a Solicitor in 1991.

Judith has over 25 years of trust, estates and succession planning experience both in private practice in the UK and offshore in the Cayman Islands and Switzerland. She worked for the Coutts & Co trust business for 16 years before joining NWT in 2015.

In 2012 she was a speaker at the Geneva STEP conference.
Anna Nydegger
Director
Anna Nydegger
Director

+ 41 22 317 73 73
anna.nydegger@nwt.ch

Anna is responsible for overseeing the administration of client structures and providing technical support to the team. She graduated from the University of Geneva with a Masters in Law in 2006 and joined NWT later that year after completing an internship at the United Nations HCR division. She completed her STEP diploma in January 2009 and is an active member, ensuring that she is kept up to date with regulatory changes and compliance requirements.

In addition to managerial duties Anna administers several complex structures for large wealthy families with various cross border issues relating to UK property matters, US foreign grantor trusts, and active trading companies.
Christian Dayer
Director
Christian Dayer
Director

+41 22 317 73 73
christian.dayer@nwt.ch

Chris is an African born Swiss and Polish national, he studied in Ecole Hôtelière Lausanne where he obtained his Bachelor degree in Hospitality Management. He joined NWT in 2008, completed his STEP diploma in 2011 and then obtained the Federal Diploma in Wealth Management from the Swiss Financial Analysts Association in 2013.

In addition to managerial duties Chris focuses on complex structures for wealthy families with large transnational investment assets and portfolios while being active in streamlining processes of integrated businesses.
Frédéric Ragno
Director
Frédéric Ragno
Director

8 rue Muzy - 1207 Geneva
Switzerland
00 41 22 700 29 25
fred.r@nwtc.ch
Rosie Wong
Director
Rosie Wong
Director

Hong Kong
+ 852 3180 9253, Mobile: + 852 9836 8017
rosiew@nwt.ch

Rosie is a professionally qualified solicitor admitted in England and Wales in November 1995 and admitted in Hong Kong in May 1996. Rosie Wong has twenty years of specialisation in the field of trusts and tax gained through working in a law firm, trust companies and private banking.

Rosie was Assistant In House Legal Counsel to Jardine Matheson Trust Company, Hong Kong and was subsequently made Director of the Trust Department. She then moved to Coutts Bank, Hong Kong in 2000 where she was Head of their Trust and Fiduciary Services.

She has worked for NWT as a consultant since 2009 and this role became permanent in 2016 when she became Director of the Hong Kong entity.

Rosie is a member of the Law Societies of England and Wales and of Hong Kong. She previously sat on the Executive Committee for STEP and the Hong Kong Trustees Association and is currently the Chairman of the Marketing and Editorial Committee for STEP Hong Kong. She speaks English and several dialects of Chinese including, Cantonese, Mandarin and Hakka.