Group Strategy Committee

John Wood

Managing Director

Email: john.wood@fcmtrust.com

John joined FCM in June 2017 moving from his role as managing director of Minerva Trust & Corporate Services Limited’s Jersey office. He has had 15 years in the Jersey finance industry following on from eight years finance work in London.


John qualified as a chartered accountant in NZ in 1990 whilst a manager with Spicer & Oppenheim. He then moved to London in 1993 and established himself in the finance industry through eight years at AIB Govett (formerly John Govett & Co) as a a fund manager. John soon worked through the ranks to be a main board director and head of finance until his move to Jersey in 2001.

Since moving to Jersey he has held various roles in the finance industry ranging from projects, practice management, finance director, head of client services, global head of operations and managing director which gives him a broad range of experience and expertise and he places a strong emphasis on teamwork.

Outside of his role as managing director John also works alongside Nigel Hall in developing the strategic direction of FCM whilst retaining the core family values that started it all.

Outside of family and business any spare time is devoted to squash and golf.

Galina Todd

Head of Group Strategy

Email: galina.todd@fcmtrust.com

Galina joined FCM in 2019, having previously worked as Managing Director of SGG Jersey for the last 5 years. Being based in Jersey for over last 10 years, Galina has a breadth of experience within global fiduciary, corporate and funds sectors.


Galina graduated from Warwick University in 2000 with a Master in Laws degree, which was followed by her UK experience in a number of positions including strategy, market analysis, operations, people management, business development as well as client communications.

Having moved to Jersey in 2008, Galina has consecutively worked for three significant global providers, developing her appreciation of advantages that key financial centers can offer to clients in various sectors.

Being practically-minded and client-orientated, Galina works on developing new Group solutions and has some day-to-day involvement on key client matters.

Being Russian-born, she has excelled working to demands of developing markets as well as UK and Europe.

In her spare time Galina enjoys travelling, her favourite holiday destination is Japan.