The Juno management team comprises senior, experienced and appropriately qualified staff. We all pride ourselves on our client focus and in a working partnership with you we aim to be professional, efficient and above all helpful for whatever and whenever you need us.
Malcolm Ruffell – CEO
Malcolm is the CEO of Juno group of companies and has almost 40 years’ experience in Financial Services, having worked in both funds and Insurance. Prior to joining Juno he was Founder and CEO of Vista Fund Services Limited. He is a qualified accountant and worked for Commercial Union between 1981 and 1999, before joining an internet start-up insurance broker in 2000. Subsequently he ran his own consultancy where clients included RSA, L&G and Saga. He has worked in Gibraltar since 2004 and is authorised by the GFSC as an EIF Director.
Heather Adamson – Director
Heather is a qualified accountant (ACCA) with responsibility for fund accounting services in Juno along with regulatory reporting. Heather grew up in Gibraltar and returned to work here following graduation with BSc in International Business and Management from Aston University. She has over 10 years’ experience in the financial services sector in Gibraltar. Heather initially worked in a large company management and fiduciary services business before joining Juno Fund Services Limited in January 2015. She is experienced in the establishment of Gibraltar companies, corporate restructuring, establishment of fund structures (in both Gibraltar and other jurisdictions) and their subsequent administration. Heather is currently the Secretary of Gibraltar Funds and Investments Association (GFIA).
Tyrene Edwards – Director
Tyrene is responsible for leading Juno’s Fiduciary business. She holds an LLB in Law and Sociology, a Professional Certificate in Legal Practice and has completed a professional course of competence in Gibraltar Law. Tyrene has 10 years’ experience in the financial services sector, joining Juno Fund Services Limited in 2010. She served as Compliance Officer of the Juno Services businesses for several years. Tyrene is experienced in the establishment and termination of fund structures; corporate structuring, drafting of constitutional documents and agreements, liquidation and strike off processes and associated legal and regulatory corporate considerations.
Carol Ruffell – Director
Carol is a compliance and business professional with a career spanning over 30 years in the funds industry. From her early career with Aviva from 1987, she ultimately headed up the funds compliance function of the combined Norwich Union and CU/General Accident retail fund / PEP and ISA administration and played a key role in the compliance integration projects of both mergers. She was then approached to join Cofunds, the fund supermarket platform as Head of Compliance prior to their launch in early 2001. Reporting directly to the CEO, she had sole responsibility for the establishment and operation of the firm’s compliance arrangements, holding the FSA control functions for Compliance and MLRO. A move to Gibraltar in 2004 saw her as the Managing Director of a successful owner managed fund administration business, Vista Fund Services Limited, which she ran until early 2018, when the company business was acquired by the Juno Group. Her expertise lies in the establishment and alignment of regulatory policy and controls with practical operational procedures. This involves a detailed and pragmatic understanding of governance, senior management accountability and systems and controls. She is fully familiar with all aspects of the conduct of business regulatory compliance arrangements for the funds industry. She is a graduate in Law from Warwick university.
Victoria Perez – Compliance Officer and MLRO
Victoria is the Compliance Office and MLRO for Juno. She graduated from Heriot-Watt University with a degree in Biochemistry. Following relationship management roles in Corporate and Institutional Banking with both RBS and AIB she joined the Project Finance Team of Dexia where she was responsible for the management and administration of the UK portfolio of mainly PFI / PPP projects. After 5 years with Dexia, Victoria relocated to Gibraltar where she was a Manager in the Offshore Corporate Team of Barclays Bank until joining Quest Insurance Management in 2005. She moved on to Vista Fund Services in 2007 where she undertook a number of operational roles before becoming Compliance Manager. She joined Juno in 2018 following the acquisition of Vista Fund Services Limited. Victoria is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers Scotland.
We are committed to building and maintaining long-term relationships with our clients. We understand what it is like when you are starting up a new fund or investment venture and we will work with you over time to help you to grow and succeed. We seek to understand each client’s specific needs and then proactively recommend tailor made solutions. Our experienced senior management team offers a bespoke hands-on service to guide you through the set up and establishment of your venture and will continue to support you during the ongoing administration activities. We pride ourselves on delivering high service standards and we enjoy a reputation for professional excellence amongst counterparties and clients both locally and internationally. We believe that compliance and good governance are essential to all businesses, whatever their size. At Juno we ensure all of our internal control systems are fully documented, reviewed and updated regularly. All directors and employees adopt the highest standard of professional and ethical conduct. Our Governance Guide and our supporting internal control manuals are a demonstration of Juno’s commitment to effective business conduct and compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.