The dedicated and expert team at Acorn offers significant experience in both consumer and corporate finance. Having worked together for many years, at various banks and financial institutions in Jersey, the team’s combined commitment and drive is central to Acorn’s continued success. Many have been with Acorn since it launched in 2003 and are well known, friendly faces in the Jersey business community.
The Acorn team offers continuity of service and the promise that you will deal with one person throughout your experience with the company.
Joining Acorn with a respected track record in the industry spanning 16 years, Richard has been with the company since its inception in November 2003. He relishes the diversity of clients and structures, which ensures no day is ever the same. Richard has great faith in Acorn’s future and hails its independence, ability to think outside the box and reaction time as its biggest strengths. With a calm approach to business and a respected book of corporate contacts, Richard is often called upon for sound advice and business lending solutions.
Out of the office Richard is kept on his toes by his three teenage children, but unwinds on the golf course trying to improve his four handicap! Mandatory for an Acorn man, his greatest indulgence is good food and wine, enjoyed with family or friends.
Nicky has been a key member of the Acorn Management team since its birth in 2003 and was appointed to the Board of Acorn in January 2015. As Group Finance Director Nicky is responsible for all financial aspects of the business. She has 30 years of experience working in the finance industry having worked in all areas of the consumer and asset finance arena both locally and in the uk.
Gary is married with a grown up family (and three hyperactive dogs) and is a doting Grandad to two beautiful grandchildren.
Mel Truscott Michel
Mel originally joined Acorn in February 2009 having previously spent over 10 years in the finance industry interspersed with travelling. After a brief hiatus from lending, Mel returned to ‘the fold’ in March 2020 and continues to support the Directors in her role as Executive Assistant.
Her spare time is spent with her husband, enjoying the outdoors, kayaking, paddle boarding and walking their dog (bear)!
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Liz has worked in the finance industry for over twenty years joining the company in 2005 having previously worked for a global finance institution. A key member of the management team Liz has significant experience in consumer lending, and continues to enjoy day to day contact with Acorn’s varied client base.
She is kept busy dog walking her husky, going to the gym and likes nothing better than sipping cocktails in the Caribbean!
Carmelita, or Carm as she is known by her friends and colleagues, joined Acorn in Spring 2007. She brought with her seven years of experience working within an office environment and has proved to be a tremendous asset to the ever-growing Administration team.
Carm is fluent in Portuguese which proves a vital link to Acorn’s many Portuguese clients. In her spare time Carm is kept busy looking after her teenage daughter and a mischievous boxer.