Chief Executive Officer | Board Member
Xavier Isaac is CEO of Accuro, the award winning multi-jurisdictional Trust & Family Office business, and as such he is a principal driver of the Group vision and strategy.
Xavier gained over 20 years of experience in various senior management positions at ABN AMRO Bank and Trust in Luxembourg, Geneva and Jersey prior to joining Investec in 2005. He was instrumental in the launch of Accuro in May 2017 following the successful completion of the management buyout of the Salamanca Trust Group, formally known as Investec Trust.
Originally from Belgium, Xavier graduated magna cum laude in law from the Catholic University of Louvain. He served as the inaugural Vice-President of the Swiss Association of Trust Companies (SATC). He is also a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and is a Presiding Judge for the STEP Private Client Awards 2018/19. Xavier is a regular speaker at conferences organized by STEP, SATC, Academy & Finance and Transcontinental Trust.
Since February 2016, Xavier is the treasurer of the Swiss Philanthropy Foundation.
In the 2019 edition of “Who’s Who Legal Switzerland”, Xavier is listed in top 3 most highly regarded trust and advisory practitioners and is noted by peers and client alike as: “a distinguished expert in the field who demonstrates deep and varied knowledge of the market. He is recognised for the expert advice he delivers to clients on high-stakes and high-value trust and wealth management”.
In 2020 Xavier won CEO Today European Award which celebrates the phenomenal achievements and innovation of the most visionary CEOs across all sectors and industries across Europe, CEO Today Europe awards winners stand alone as the very best in their field.
In 2021 Xavier has been listed on eprivateclient 50 most influential gathering the key players in the UK and offshore private client practitioner sector.
Xavier speaks French, English, Spanish and Dutch.