Ben Cooke is a Chartered Accountant with more than 30 years’ experience in the financial services sector having commenced his career in Kleinwort Benson’s Private Client Trust Department in 1982.
Apart from a broad career in Private Client firms where Ben worked for both the Offshore Trust Companies of Deloitte and Ernst & Young, Ben has a particular expertise in the area of compensation and benefit planning for private and publicly owned businesses.
Ben gained much of his technical expertise whilst working for both Deloitte and Ernst & Young’s National Tax groups both in the UK and US, where Ben also covered structuring matters for Ultra High Net Worth clients utilising both onshore and offshore Trust and Corporate structures. Ben is a graduate of Leeds University, a Member of the Trust and Estates Planning Institute and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Ben is a keen sportsman and takes part in various long distance cycling and other sporting events in Europe.