Andrew Whelan

CEO & Co-Founder

Andrew Whelan

Andrew has over 25 years investment experience and is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment.

Prior to founding Sancus in 2013, Andrew was a founding partner of Ermitage Group following its MBO in 2006 from Liberty Life, backed by Caledonia Investments. He left Ermitage following its successful sale to Nexar Capital Group in July 2011 and after a period of gardening leave joined International Asset Monitor as Managing Director to create a new Jersey Branch.

Andrew joined Liberty Ermitage in 2001 and was a Group Executive Director and Managing Director of Ermitage Global Wealth Management Jersey Limited. He was also CIO of Ermitage’s Wealth Management business and products and during his 10 year tenure won multiple investment awards.

Prior to Liberty Ermitage Andrew worked for Kleinwort Benson, part of the Dresdner Private Banking Group (between 1994 – 2001) where he was a member of the Group’s senior investment committee.

He started his career with Morgan Grenfell in 1987.

Andrew has been recognised in the Citywealth Leaders List since 2007 and in 2019 was recognised in Jersey’s Top 20 Professionals.  He is also included in “The P2P Power 50 – The most influential people in the UK’s peer-to-peer lending sector” (Peer2Peer Finance News, 2018).