We are pleased to announce that Total Solutions was acquired by global administration and corporate services provider Vistra. To view the official announcement, click here. Ranked in the
Function: Managing Partner
"No guts, no glory"
Jurry started his career as an F-16 pilot for the Royal Netherlands Airforce where his personal motto originated from.
Throughout his 18 years’ banking career within ING Bank, Jurry de Vries built up strong first hand expertise in wholesale securities, structured finance and tax leveraged leasing, international commercial banking, retail domestic banking and payments & cash management.
Simultaneously Jurry was active in the Dutch inter-bank community as he was Chairman of the Advisory Board to Interpay (at that time the Dutch Payment Clearing House, Chairman of the Advisory Committee on Payments and Member of the Advisory Committee on Securities for the Dutch Banker’s Association.
In 2008 Jurry became the Managing Partner of Total Solutions Middle East where he used his vast international banking experience and network to build Total Solutions Middle East in the leading Compliance and HR related outsourcing and consultancy firm in the DIFC.
Function: Partner and Director of GRC Services
“Patience is better than Pride”
Nico is currently a Partner & Director GRC Services at Total Solutions with over 14 years of experience in the Belgian, French and GCC financial services industry. He is a DFSA Authorized Individual and has been appointed as Compliance Officer/Money Laundering Reporting Officer for several Authorized Firms within the DIFC. Nico has an in depth knowledge and understanding of international and local regulatory requirements and compliance practices. He also provides most of our open and specialized compliance and AML trainings.
Nico has a vast experience in Risk Management prior to joining TSME, Nico was Head of Compliance and AML at Societe Generale Private Banking and Bank J. Van Breda & Co in Belgium.
Nico holds a Master in a Law degree (KU-Leuven, Belgium), European Master in Labor Studies degree (UCL – UT, Belgium & France) and a law teaching degree. And holds a certificate of Enterprise Risk Management – the key to business success.
Function: Managing Partner
“The best way to predict the future is to create it”
Stewart has over 20 years’ experience in financial services in Europe, Americas, Pakistan and Middle East. He has knowledge across Insurance, Asset Management & Servicing, Client Service plus Business & Product Development
Starting with Prudential, he then focused on Offshore Tax and Trust Structures with Clerical Medical. He then moved to Aegon Asset Management where he managed National Accounts.
He transitioned to asset servicing with State Street Bank where his responsibility was Business Development. Following this he took a similar role at ABN Amro Mellon with additional responsibility to establish the Trust business.
His entrepreneurial flare saw him return to Asset Management as M.D. of a Fund House managing $1.9bn in various structures, then successfully selling to Aberdeen Asset Management.
As Head of Investors & Intermediaries for Middle East, Africa and Pakistan, Standard Chartered, Stewart created and implemented a successful business strategy which increased revenue across the product range.
His experience gives him a unique insight to both buy and sell side transactions which ensures he has a holistic understanding of client requirements.