Tracy Garrad has been the chief executive officer of HSBC in the Channel Islands for a little under two years. In that time, she’s overseen the ring-fencing of the Channel Islands’ business, a post-financial crisis legal requirement, and as the first woman in the role has spearheaded a culture of diversity and openness. Gwyn Garfield-Bennett went to talk to her about her achievements, her thoughts on our finance industry and her legacy.
There are lots of changes in top roles across the Channel Islands - we speak to Tracy Garrad, head of HSBC CI, about her thoughts on our finance industries. We've also got some great continuity in some of our businesses, including Specsavers. We've an interview with Doug and Dame Mary Perkins about their commitment to Guernsey.
There is a look at the air links problem for Guernsey businesses, the hospitality recruitment crisis in Jersey and we've our usual mix of legal, financial and digital news with advice for entrepreneurs. Finally we introduce the Guernsey and Jersey Chambers of Commerce who are going to be joining us in Business Brief in 2019, so you can look forward to reading their news and updates too. Read the December issue here.
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