Our Awards

Our awards reflect our leading position across our sectors.

Our team’s wealth of knowledge and exceptional expertise is the driving force behind our success, which has resulted in reaching many incredible milestones.

Our awards builds trust with our clients, and showcases our excellent level of service. We hold an outstanding track record in trusts and fiduciary services which depicts our experience in providing bespoke services in the private wealth sector. Our niche and emerging sectors now make up a significant part of our business, and we are continuously looking for opportunities to showcase to our clients our innovative services.

Affinity Group shortlisted for ‘Trust Company of the Year- Boutique’ in the Citywealth Magic Circle Awards 2023

Having previously been awarded Silver for ‘Trust Company of the Year- Boutique’ in the Citywealth Magic Circle Awards 2021, we are delighted to be shortlisted for this prestigious award in 2023.

Assessed on the company performance, we presented key metrics and cases to demonstrate the growth and the success of the business in the past year, including; client retention rates, relationship management initiatives, overall performance, innovation in our services, department growth and expansion.

We also outlined our corporate social responsibility in our local community, our  internal sustainability credentials and our company’s leadership vision and culture.

We are thrilled to have been shortlisted for this award which we believe is a testament to our company’s growth across our sector portfolio, our performance across jurisdictions and the fantastic company culture we have created at Affinity.

Affinity Group shortlisted for ‘Best Employer – Career Progression’ in the Powerwomen Awards 2023

Judged by a panel of experts on an in-depth submission, Affinity will be assessed on the company’s significant milestones over the past year, the  leadership culture, growth metrics across departments, internal gender network and female initiatives.

We believe this award reflects the culture we have created at Affinity, and the exciting opportunities that we present our team to drive career progression across our departments.

Our Group Commercial Manager, Mark O’Neill achieved Gold for ‘Outstanding Individual of the Year’ in the Citywealth Future Leaders Awards 2022.

In their sixth year, Citywealth hosted the ‘Future Leaders Awards’ in 2022, established to champion young professionals in the wealth sector and highlight the leaders under forty of today and tomorrow. The philosophy of the contest is to support future leaders who excel at work but who also make an important contribution to society.

Based on a in-depth submission, Mark was assessed on his achievements in the past year, the CSR projects he has been involved in, promotions or qualifications attained in last year and a testimonial from direct supervisor.

The submission is after judged by a panel of wealth management professionals in the private wealth management sector, which accounts for 90% and an online public voting which accounts for 10% of the final result.

Mark was assessed on his work within the client services sector, which involved a number of complex client cases across the egaming and fintech sectors.

Alex Gardner, Group COO has been shortlisted in the Citywealth Powerwomen Awards 2023 as ‘Women of the Year – Business Growth’.

Having previously achieved Bronze as ‘Women of the Year – Business Growth’ in the Powerwomen Awards 2022, Alex has been shortlisted in the same category in the Citywealth Powerwomen Awards 2023.

As a female leader in the company, Alex has been fundamental in guiding the team and the company with her strategic vision through Affinity’s unprecedented growth in recent years.

Following an in-depth submission, Alex has been assessed on her performance in the last year, including significant milestones, female initiatives, leadership style, and how she is driving individual career progression.

In addition to being assessed by a panel of experts which accounts for 90% of the result, the shortlist online voting is now open to support her nomination.

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Affinity Group awarded ‘Best Employer – Career Progression’ in the Citywealth Future Leaders Awards.

We are absolutely thrilled to have achieved Gold for ‘Best Employer – Career Progression’ in the Citywealth Future Leaders Awards. Judged by a panel of experts on an in-depth submission, Affinity were assessed by providing evidence of  the progression of individuals in leadership and the development of individuals under 40 within the organisation. This was demonstrated with examples of the progression of individuals in the company, by outlining their career paths, qualifications and extra responsibilities.

We believe this award reflects the significant investment we have placed in our team to allow them to carve our exciting career paths, that involve opportunities to reach their potential.

Andy Morgan, Group CEO, shortlisted for ‘Outstanding Individual of the Year’ in the Citywealth International Financial Centre (IFC) Awards.

Now in their twelfth year, the Citywealth International Financial Centre Awards were established to highlight the excellence of the advisers and managers in the private wealth sector in the major international financial centres.

To be shortlisted for this award, Andy has been assessed by a panel of advisors on his career history, innovative client cases, leadership style and vision, CSR initiatives and business growth statistics. It is now open to online public voting.

A reflection of his dedication to his career in the offshore business environment for over fifteen years, Andy’s growth has mirrored the company’s success, and in 2019 he stepped into a leadership role to accelerate the brand to the next level.

Andy’s vision and determination has led the business to expand into new jurisdictions and diversify into many niche sectors. In addition to steering the company’s unprecedented performance, the award is also a testament to his commitment for his team and the outstanding effort he has made to make Affinity a fantastic place to work.

As his key focus, Andy has created a unique company culture which puts people first. His friendly, democratic approach and understanding nature has formed a collaborative working environment, which is based on trust and encourages honest communication. Andy believes in getting the best out of people and has worked hard to create a strong team bond.

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Future-Leaders-Shortlisted

We are delighted to announce we have been shortlisted for Best Employer – Career Progression, in the Citywealth Future Leaders Awards 2022

As a young, growing company, we believe this award truly reflects the support we provide our team to become leaders in their field, and the opportunities available across our sectors for individuals to carve out exciting career paths which expands their knowledge to reach their potential.

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Mark O’Neill shortlisted for ‘Outstanding Individual of the Year’ in the Citywealth Future Leaders Awards

A testament to his hard work, Mark has been assessed on number of complex client cases across the egaming and fintech sectors.

Marks personal progression has mirrored the company’s growth since joining as an Administrator in 2013. With experience across accounting, yachting, egaming and fintech, Mark has achieved a broad range of accredited qualifications to support his exceptional expertise.

Previously the Manager of the egaming team, Mark was fundamental in developing the egaming sector at Affinity from its early stages to the successful position we are in today. Leading a team which tripled in size, Mark guided the egaming team in providing an excellent service to our growing client portfolio, which has earned us our prestigious reputation in the sector.

As Group Commercial Analyst, Mark is developing the Group’s jurisdictions, which includes the Isle of Man, Malta and the Cayman Islands, in driving new business and analysing our sectors to identify new opportunities for growth.

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Best Corporate Service Provider 2022 – Isle of Man, SME News UK Enterprise Awards.

For the 6th year, SME News is delighted to present the UK Enterprise Awards which proudly encompasses a multitude of exciting and vibrant businesses and industries across the UK. The UK Enterprise Awards are judged purely on merit.

Based on research and supporting information, a panel of experts analysed our industry excellence, overall performance, customer experience and innovation in our field.

In the last year, our unprecedented growth has resulted from our successful influx of new business across our sectors, our exploration in emerging sectors and our expansion to a new jurisdiction, the Cayman Islands.

As the foundation of our successful performance, our journey to reaching milestones has been achieved by our incredible team and the exceptional expertise they provide our clients everyday. From this, we have built our reputation and created a loyal client base that trust and recommend our personal service.

A boutique company with a global offering, we hold a determined vision to grow our business organically and believe we are doing just that, by encompassing vast opportunities for our clients and providing them solutions across jurisdictions and sectors.

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Innovation Excellence Awards

Business Consultants of the Year – Corporate Livewire, Innovation & Excellence Awards 2022,

The Corporate LiveWire Innovation & Excellence Awards 2022 celebrates the success and achievements of firms and individuals that have taken an innovative approach to demonstrate exceptional business performance.

With more categories and an even greater international spectrum, these awards honour those who standout as consistently showing best practice in every aspect of their work.

Another humble achievement, which is a testament to the outstanding expertise our team hold, Affinity Group achieved Business Consultants of the Year in the Corporate Livewire Innovation & Excellence Awards 2022.

“The judging panel was particularly impressed by the knowledge
each of its specialist teams possesses, enabling them to guide their
clients through a range of industries. Since it was founded, Affinity
Group has developed an expert knowledge of core regulations
across the luxury asset sector, aviation, property, esports, financial
technology, yachting, citizenship, and more. Its services are
available to individuals and companies, and the team can achieve
an array of tasks from regulatory and administrative, to personalised
services such as wealth and estate planning. These are designed
to ease the strain on clients, supporting them in achieving a range
of individual and business-related goals which has led to Affinity
Group establishing a loyal client base that trusts its advice.”

Alexandra Gardner, BRONZE for Business Women of the Year Business Growth (Boutique) Powerwomen Awards 2022

The Citywealth Powerwomen awards celebrate women in the wealth sector and highlight the female leaders of today and tomorrow. Alex achieving bronze in her category is a testament to her strategic vision she has applied to surge growth into Affinity’s brand and service offering.

Under Alex’s leadership, Affinity has experienced consistent organic growth and her exceptional knowledge has led to a diversification in adopting niche, emerging sectors, and targeting new jurisdictions.

IFC Awards 2022 Trust Company of the Year

The International Financial Centre awards have been running for eleven years and showcase the excellence of leading industry experts and advisors within the private wealth sector in all the major financial centres. Judged by a panel of experts, winners are assessed by demonstrating excellence in achievement, innovation, expertise and service.

We are so proud to have won Trust Company of the Year – Isle of Man, and believe it truly reflects our leading position as a Trust and Corporate Service Provider.

Read more about our award in our blog post here

Magic Circle Awards

We are honoured to have achieved yet another impressive award in the Corporate and Trust sector, even with unprecedented challenges, the team performed exceptionally well and their continuous hard work is a testament

“A tough year for the world proved to be a catalyst for wealth management as the necessity to sort out personal affairs came into focus. Congratulations to our 2021 Magic Circle Awards winners who stepped up for clients and embraced all challenges a digital world delivered.“  Karen Jones, Editor, Citywealth

World Commerce Review Award

World Commerce Review Awards

“We are delighted to have won this award that depicts our solid roots in traditional TCSP sector. Our expertise has enabled us to grow, by expanding into new sectors to provide our clients with a diverse offering. As a result, many clients taken on as early as 2004 remain with us today and have continued to trust us with their ventures.” – Andy Morgan, Group CEO

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