Meet the Guernsey team

Our focus is on building long term director-led relationships with clients and their advisors from around the globe.

Our knowledge, skills, experience and dedication to excellence provide clients with the comfort that they are partnering with a global leader in quality and service.

Cengiz Somay – Channel Islands Market Leader

Cengiz Jersey MDCengiz is the Managing Director of TMF Group in the Channel Islands. He is responsible for the region’s strategy and its execution, as well as the management and leadership of this business.

He has enjoyed a very successful career in financial services and has held senior roles in EMEA and Asia for several leading international companies, including Mourant-Ozannes, State Street and Standard Bank.

Most recently Cengiz was Group CEO of First Names, successfully servicing a global client base that included multinationals, institutional investors, fund managers, entrepreneurs, families and ultra-high-net-worth individuals.

Michaela Harrison – Director, Head of Trusts & Corporate, Channel Islands

Michaela Harrison-Gray

Michaela Harrison-Gray is Head of Trusts & Corporate and a member of the Channel Islands’ leadership team.

She has extensive experience in managing a wide variety of structures including corporate structures, unit trusts, limited partnerships, alternative investment funds and employee benefit schemes. 

With over 20 years’ experience in the industry, she currently specialises in the establishment, operation and implementation of structures designed to facilitate investment into real estate by high-net-worth, private, corporate and institutional investors.

Michaela is a member of both the Institute of Chartered Secretaries (ICSA) and the Society of Trust Estate Practitioners (STEP).

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