What is Thorndon?

Thorndon is a specialist consulting firm providing expert, independent and bespoke risk services to firms, directors, and boards in the financial services industry. In addition to the long experience and expertise of our principals, Thorndon also offers the following:

  • Proprietary IP in the assessment and analysis of professional risk
  • Extensive networks across the legal and insurance sectors across the Channel Islands and in the UK
  • Licenced access to the English Bar as a source of additional expertise and advice

Registered Address:

Heritage Hall
Le Marchant Street
St Peter Port
Guernsey
GY1 2JJ

Dominic Wheatley

BSc (Hons) MBA (Warks) FCII Chartered Insurer

Dom provides clients with advice on insurance and local regulatory issues. In addition to over 30 years in and around the insurance industries in London and Guernsey in underwriting and senior servicing roles, he has served on the boards of many regulated entities in Guernsey. Most recently he has spent the last 5 years working with the fund industry as CEO of Guernsey Finance, the island’s promotional agency, prior to which he was the MD of Willis Insurance Management (Guernsey) Limited, a subsidiary of Willis Towers Watson, the global insurance group, where he oversaw the Willis Group professional risk captive insurer.

Contact Dom

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Meet the Team

Jonathan Bates

BA (Econ.), LL.B.(Hons.), LL.M. (Merit)

Jonathan has over 25 years’ experience working on managing process risk for senor decision-makers in listed and non-listed companies including large cap industrials and the financial services sectors. This has included being part of Group Secretariat at a major multi-national UK energy company, BP plc, and subsequently being retained as an external adviser to Board, legal, treasury/risk management, and company secretary functions on directors’ and related liability insurance of their Group and subsidiary boards as well as a range of other clients.

Contact Jonathan

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What is Thorndon?

Thorndon is a specialist consulting firm providing expert, independent and bespoke risk services to firms, directors, and boards in the financial services industry. In addition to the long experience and expertise of our principals, Thorndon also offers the following:

  • Proprietary IP in the assessment and analysis of professional risk
  • Extensive networks across the legal and insurance sectors across the Channel Islands and in the UK
  • Licenced access to the English Bar as a source of additional expertise and advice

Registered Address:

Heritage Hall
St Peter Port
Guernsey
GY1 2JJ

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Meet the Team

Jonathan Bates

BA (Econ.), LL.B.(Hons.), LL.M. (Merit)

Jonathan has over 25 years’ experience working on managing process risk for senor decision-makers in listed and non-listed companies including large cap industrials and the financial services sectors. This has included being part of Group Secretariat at a major multi-national UK energy company, BP plc, and subsequently being retained as an external adviser to Board, legal, treasury/risk management, and company secretary functions on directors’ and related liability insurance of their Group and subsidiary boards as well as a range of other clients.

Contact Jonathan

Email | LinkedIn

Dominic Wheatley

BSc (Hons) MBA (Warks) FCII Chartered Insurer

Dom provides clients with advice on insurance and local regulatory issues. In addition to over 30 years in and around the insurance industries in London and Guernsey in underwriting and senior servicing roles, he has served on the boards of many regulated entities in Guernsey. Most recently he has spent the last 5 years working with the fund industry as CEO of Guernsey Finance, the island’s promotional agency, prior to which he was the MD of Willis Insurance Management (Guernsey) Limited, a subsidiary of Willis Towers Watson, the global insurance group, where he oversaw the Willis Group professional risk captive insurer.

Contact Dom

Email | LinkedIn