Brett Paton

Brett Paton


Brett is the Managing Director of IP Management Company (RF) Pty Ltd, an authorised manager of a collective investment scheme in securities in South Africa.

A chemical engineer by training, Brett made the move into financial services in 1999 and has been involved with the funds industry ever since, with more than 18 years’ experience in fund administration. He joined Peregrine Collective Investments (now IP Management Company) in 2007, as Director and COO, and was appointed Managing Director in 2010.

Brett has a BSc in Chemical Engineering from the University of Cape Town (UCT), a B Com in Economics and Business Management from the University of South Africa and an MBA from UCT.

Qualifications: BSC Chem Eng, B Com, MBA

Simon Sharrott


Simon joined the Ravenscroft discretionary investment management team in 2022 as part of the acquisition of MitonOptimal CI. Prior to this Simon was a semi-professional rugby player in the UK. He joined the financial services sector (post-university) and has previously worked for RBC (Guernsey) Ltd, Augentius Fund Administration Ltd and Morgan Stanley Smith Barney PTY Ltd (Sydney Office). Simon is a member of the Ravenscroft Investment Management team and sits on the Investment Management Committee (‘IMC’).

He has a BA hons degree and is a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Securities & Investment and his principal role within Ravenscroft is as an Investment Director, servicing the international client base. Simon has over 15 years of industry experience within the Offshore Finance Sector.

Qualification: Chartered MCSI

Graham Sleep


Dedicated accounting and finance professional with over seventeen years’ experience in the financial services industry, with exposure to Channel Islands, South African, Irish, London and Cayman markets. Graham joined JTC in 2015 following the acquisition of Kleinwort Benson’s fund administration business, and in 2021 joined JTC’s Guernsey office as a client director.

Graham has wide ranging technical expertise having filled varying senior roles in trust and fiduciary, financial reporting and business systems support and analysis. He has experience managing large third party fund administration operational and accounting teams, covering a wide range of asset classes including property, 27 aircraft leasing and renewables. Graham’s portfolio consists of predominantly Guernsey funds, LSE listed UK investment trusts and REITs and SFS listed specialist funds.

Graham qualified as a chartered accountant while working in Dublin for a large London listed banking, insurance and investment management company as a senior accountant in their Group Consolidations and Group Financial Control team.

Qualifications: B.Bus.Sci (Finance and Economics), FCCA

Terry Thomson

Independent Consultant

Terry is  a consultant to IP Fund Managers Guernsey Limited assisting with various Administrative tasks. She has worked in the financial services industry for more than 30 years beginning her career at First National Bank , moving onto Nedgroup Investments (originally Syfrets) and MitonOptimal (where she was  involved with the administration of the MitonOptimal Offshore Funds which are managed by IP Fund Managers Guernsey Limited).