Group Chief Executive Officer
Chartered FCSI, Cmgr FCMI, FIoD
Stuart Platt-Ransom is the group chief executive officer of Oak Group. He has over 25 years of experience in the financial services sector in executive management, operations, sales, marketing and product development and corporate finance across markets in the UK, Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
Most recently Stuart was a consultant to Ravenscroft as one of the advisors to the Financial Services Opportunities Investment Fund, a listed investment company investing principally in financial services businesses.
Previously, Stuart was the chairman and chief executive officer of the Legis Group, a role to which he was appointed in July 2007. He successfully led a management buyout in 2011 where he transformed a low profile business into one of Guernsey’s largest and most highly rated and award-winning independent financial services firms, subsequently selling the trust and corporate division to Butterfield Bank and the fund administration division to the Orangefield Group in 2014. He spent the previous 12 years with State Street Corporation in its South Africa, Luxembourg, Dublin, London and Guernsey offices in various roles.
Stuart has been recognised in the Citywealth Leaders List as being “…without doubt a leader in his field, with a direct, no nonsense approach to business”. He has been listed in the Private Client Practitioner’s 50 Most Influential and has been awarded the Strategic Leader of the Year at the Channel Islands Management and Leadership Awards.
He is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment, a Chartered Manager & Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute and a Fellow of the Institute of Directors. He is a British and South African citizen and a resident of Guernsey.