Niall Brooks


Tel: +356 21226608

Fax: +356 21239713

Niall has over 19 years experience in the investment fund’s industry, predominantly in the Cayman Islands, the British Virgin Islands and more recently in Malta. He is also the Managing Director and founder of Castlegate Investment Services Limited (“Castlegate”), a company domiciled and physically located in the British Virgin Islands (“BVI”) and licensed by the BVI Financial Services Commission to provide fund administration and independent directorships services.

Prior to forming Castlegate in 2004, Niall was the former head of Bank of Butterfield International (Cayman) Ltd.’s (“Butterfield’s”) Mutual Fund Department and a former executive member of the Cayman Islands Funds Administration Association. He joined Butterfield’s in August 1994 and held the position of Department Head from January 1998 to March 2002. Mr. Brooks has a wealth of experience and knowledge of the offshore investment services industry, having been involved for many years in the structuring, launch, supervision, administration and compliance of offshore funds, as well as the provision of directorship services to funds and investment vehicles domiciled in the Cayman Islands, BVI and Malta.

Niall is a qualified chartered accountant by profession and prior to joining Butterfield served with Coopers & Lybrand in the Cayman Islands for two years and Nottingham, England for four years. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales, was elected in 2008 to the executive committee of the BVI Investment Funds Association (“BIFA”) and from 2009 has represented the BIFA on the BVI Financial Services Institute Advisory Council. In 2008 Niall co-authored a Diploma in Hedge Fund Administration, a course that he regularly is asked to lecture and undertake workshops on. He holds a Bachelor of Science Honours Degree from Loughborough University, England. Niall is a British Citizen.