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Who, what, where – a comprehensive appointments section keeping you abreast of all the movements within the business community. THE LATEST JOBS NEWS FROM THE ISLE OF MAN BUSINESS COMMUNITY Appointment of new Chief Financial Offi cer Caldric Randall has been appointed as the new Chief Financial Offi cer for the Isle of Man Government. Mr Randall is a Fellow of the Association of the Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA), qualifying in 2000, and has been at the Isle of Man Government since 2008. He started as the Chief Internal Auditor, before progressing onto the role of Financial Controller, a post he held for four years. Treasury Minister Alfred Cannan MHK said: “I am delighted that Caldric has been appointed as Chief Financial Offi cer, following a robust recruitment process. I know that he is committed to ensuring financial sustainability and credibility for the long term future of the Island. “I would like to thank Sheila Lowe for her outstanding contribution to Government and the Treasury.” Caldric Randall said: “I am delighted and proud to have been appointed. I look forward to continuing to build on the firm financial foundations that are in place which have allowed the Island to prosper and grow. There are currently many economic uncertainties in play across the globe which may impact on the Isle of Man. It is vital that we continue to ensure that our fiscal planning and strategies are robust so that we are able to deal with whatever outcomes prevail. The immediate priority for me will be the presentation of the 2019 Budget to Tynwald in February and I look forward to supporting the Minister with its delivery.” Dual delight for law firm Douglas law firm M&P Legal has boosted its legal team by the qualification of a trainee and the addition of a senior consultant. Amelia Quinn was recently admitted to the Manx bar after a two year training period with M&P Legal. She is now an associate advocate in the firm’s litigation department. Meanwhile Advocate Nigel Cordwell, one of the Island’s most experienced personal injury lawyers, is consulting with M&P Legal to help manage its personal injury caseload. Nigel is a Fellow of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers and has 30 years’ medical law experience in England and the Isle of Man. Amelia stated that she was hugely pleased and proud to be admitted to the Manx bar. She follows in a family tradition with her father and two of her brothers already qualified as lawyers and working in the Island. “I am really looking forward to developing a litigation practice and appearing in Courts and Tribunals for the firm’s excellent client base,” commented Amelia. In addition Amelia has just qualified as a Data Protection Practitioner having passed the necessary exam at first sitting. Nigel Cordwell remains in private practice servicing a number of high profile clients while bringing his vast expertise and experience to the M&P Legal team. He stated: “I am impressed with the no nonsense and common sense way M&P Legal goes about its business and I am enjoying being part of its litigation team”. Nigel also brings German language capability to the firm and is admitted in the Republic of Ireland. The firm’s joint managing director John Aycock, head of litigation, added that this dual development marked an important milestone for the firm. promotion for Louise After a series of extremely competitive interviews, has appointed Louisa Thomas to the position of Quality Assurance Executive. Louisa’s promotion comes only ten months after she was initially brought in to the company as a Customer Service Executive. Before embarking on a career in banking, Louisa worked as a photographer and filmmaker. She is also the musical director of the Isle of Man’s Meraki Community Choir. Michelle Johnston, Compliance Manager, said: “Louisa is a welcome addition to the team. She has a solid understanding of the company and is in a good position to hit the ground running. During her time at, Louisa has demonstrated excellent attention to detail and a natural talent for QA.” is a business telecoms provider headquartered in Douglas, Isle of Man. Last September the company, which employs 100 people, was named as the fastest growing tech firm in the UK by The Sunday Times Tech Track 100. | 41