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Joey Garcia

Joey has built up a strong Funds and Financial Services practice advising on a variety of structures and solutions to an international client base which includes, funds, investment managers and banks as well as family offices and larger private clients. He has also advised on project finance transactions, venture capital structuring as well as a variety of private client matters.

Joey has been involved with the Gibraltar Finance Centre as a moderator and speaker on the Gibraltar Seminar Programs and has contributed to a number of Hedge Fund publications including the Reuters European Reference series on Hedge Funds. He was elected as a member of the Executive Committee of the Gibraltar Funds & Investments Association (GFIA) for the year 2012/2013 and also chairs the GFIA Technical Committee which deals with industry legislative and regulatory issues. He is ranked by Chambers and Partners and IFLR and acknowledged as being ‘a highly acclaimed funds expert.’

In 2012 Joey was selected by his peers to act as a representative on the Financial Services Commission (the Gibraltar Regulator) inaugural ‘Funds Panel’ for the period 2012-2014 and as well as the Regulator’s AIFMD working group. Joey was also the author of the Corporate Governance Code for Gibraltar Collective Investment Schemes which was introduced by GFIA in 2013 and worked on a secondment within the Financial Services Commission during the latter part of 2013 in relation to AIFMD related technical issues.

Joey was extensively involved in the set up and ongoing operation of the Kusuma Trust (Gibraltar), a large charitable organisation, as a Trustee, and was one of the founders of the Gibraltar Philanthropy Forum. He is licensed by the Financial Services Commission to act as an Experienced Investor Fund Director and Company Manager.