Trust services provider Estera has received the STEP Platinum Partner Accreditation, the highest of three accreditation levels awarded under the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners’ Employer Partnership Programme.
Estera said in a press release that receiving the STEP Platinum Partner Accreditation demonstrates that the company champions professional development from the top and offers a clearly defined development pathway as well as best-in-class support for career progression.
“We are extremely proud to receive this distinguished accreditation,” said Richard Gordon, director at Estera in Cayman. “Estera remains resolutely focused on creating a professional environment based on mutual trust, partnership and respect. We are continually seeking ways to effectively engage, sponsor and develop our staff through each stage of their career.”
Trent Weber, senior manager, Employer Partnerships at STEP said “We are delighted to welcome Estera as our latest Platinum Employer Partner. Achieving this accreditation is testament to the strength of the policies, practices and structures that Estera has in place to support its entire service offering and shows that the organisation offers best practice in professional development, benchmarked against industry quality standards.”
He added, “Estera has been accredited across all its 11 offices globally, having submitted a comprehensive application to substantiate its robust learning and development provision.”
STEP members help families plan for their futures, from drafting a will to advising on issues concerning international families, protection of the vulnerable, family businesses and philanthropic giving. Full STEP members, known as TEPs, are internationally recognised as experts in their field, with proven qualifications and experience.
Estera provides trust management and administration services including foundations, managed trust companies, personal pensions, private trust companies, trust formation and administration and has over 550 professionals in 11 jurisdictions.