Peter Doyle - Chairman

Peter Doyle


Peter was previously responsible for the Family Investment Office which includes the Rural Estates, the financial affairs of the Grosvenor Estate and Grosvenor Trusts and the Private Office of the Grosvenor Family. He is still involved with the organisation.

Peter was a partner in KPMG from 1986 until 2002 where he held a number of senior roles, including Head of London office and UK Head of Financial Services; he served on the UK board for three years. Since then, and before joining the Grosvenor Estate, he acted as Interim Finance Director at the Export Credit Guarantee Department and also at Benfield Group, the reinsurance broker. He also served as a board member of Peabody for seven years.

Laura Russell-Young

Managing Director (Chartered MSCI)

Laura is the Managing Director of Yealand Administration and has been with the Company since early 2014. She has worked in the financial industry for the last 20 years primarily in client services and operations for investment management companies and private clients.

Laura was previously Head of Operations for Sand Aire Ltd, a multi-family office and was responsible for the operation of their ACD. At this time, she was Yealand’s first client, was the initial point of contact as well as involved in the set-up of the business and was heavily involved in setting the initial high bar when it came to the service level requirements of a private client. Prior to that, she was Head of Client Services at Berry Asset Management, a boutique investment management company where she worked for 12 years and looked after UHNW clients and families primarily in the UK.

Email Laura


Michelle Gordon - Transfer Agency Manager

Michelle Gordon

Head of Transfer Agency

Michelle is responsible for both the Transfer Agency team and the Business Services team. Michelle joined Yealand in 2008 and is a member of the Management Board. Prior to joining Yealand Michelle worked for Capita Financial, City Financial and First Group.


Samuel Jackson - Compliance Director

Samuel Jackson

Head of Compliance and Risk

Samuel joined Yealand Administration Limited at the beginning of March 2018 as Head of Compliance and Risk. Samuel has over 15 years financial services experience, specialising in compliance oversight of AFMs / ACDs including all outsourced and offshored functions such as Transfer Agency, Pricing and Fund Accounting. He joined the industry in 2002 at Churchill Insurance and has since gained a wealth of experience and knowledge through a variety of Risk and Compliance roles at RBS Insurance, NatWest Trustee and Depositary Services and Old Mutual Global Investors. His role prior to joining Yealand Administration Limited was Head of Compliance Monitoring and Deputy MLRO at Old Mutual Global Investors.


Dominic Masterson - Head of Funds

Dominic Masterson

Head of Funds (Chartered MSCI)

Dominic is Head of Funds for Yealand Administration and joined the Company in April 2018. He is responsible for the Administration and Valuations for all of the Funds, together with Fund Accounting, NAV production, statutory and client reporting. He is also a member of the Management Board.

Dominic has over 30 years’ experience in the asset management sector specialising in Charity Funds and was previously Head of Operations at CCLA Investment Management.

Roger Scholes

Roger Scholes

Finance Manager

Roger joined Yealand in 2015 and is responsible for the Finance function which includes the accounting for Yealand, as well as their clients. Roger has over 15 years experience of working in the financial services sector, including pension administration, treasury back office and insurance. Previously he has worked at Royal & Sun Alliance, Alexander Forbes and Thomas Cook financial service division. He has been a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) since 2002.


Peter Wallace

Peter Wallace

Internal Audit & Controls Manager

Peter joined Yealand in 2008, when the business was first established and is responsible for Internal Audit and Controls.

This function provides independent assurance to the board on the adequacy and effectiveness of Yealand’s risk management, internal controls and governance processes. As well as executing and supporting corporate projects across the business.

Peter has over 20 years experience working in Investment Fund Operational areas in the financial services sector previously with Pearl Assurance and Royal & SunAlliance, including Unit Trusts, OEICs and Life and Pension products.

Paul Marriott - Fund Accounting Manager

Paul Marriott

Fund Accounting

Sarah Myland

Sarah Myland

Pricing and Reconciliations