Carol Pepper is CEO of Pepper International, a family office located in New York City that she founded in 2001. She has over 25 years of experience in the wealth management industry. In 2015, Carol was named one of the 50 Most Influential Women in Private Wealth by Private Asset Management. In 2014, 2012 and 2011 Pepper International was nominated for Private Asset Management awards. In 2009, Barron’s named Pepper International one of the top family offices in the U.S. Carol was named a Rising Star in Wealth Management by Institutional Investor News in 2007.
Carol lectures extensively around the world on issues of interest to the family office industry. Her current and past speaking engagement agendas are posted on the Pepper International website.
Carol is an accomplished author. In 2012, Carol and co-author Camilla Webster published The Seven Pearls of Financial Wisdom: A Woman’s Guide to Enjoying Wealth and Power; the website is www.thesevenpearls.com. In 2009, Carol published her first novel, a wealth management thriller, called Beyond Blood; the website is www.beyondblood.com.
Prior to forming Pepper International in 2001, Carol had extensive experience as a private banker at JP Morgan Private Bank, Citibank Private Bank and Credit Suisse Private Bank. She also managed over $1 billion of private client assets as a Senior Relationship Manager and Portfolio Manager at Rockefeller & Co., the multi-family office founded by the Rockefeller family. Carol also worked on the creation of a web-based virtual family office as a Principal at Morgan Stanley.
Carol graduated cum laude from Bryn Mawr College in 1984 with a BA in Philosophy and a Minor in Russian language. She obtained an MBA in Entrepreneurial Studies from Columbia University in 1989.
Carol is an active volunteer with non-profit organizations, including the Global White Lion Protection Trust and Bryn Mawr College.
Pepper International is pleased to have formed a strategic alliance with IPG Family Office.
Andrew Law is the founder and CEO of the IPG Group of companies, an independent provider of Family Office services with offices in Nassau and Zurich. Andrew has 28 years’ experience specializing in assisting clients and their advisors on a range of estate and inheritance planning matters. This includes the setting up and managing of Private Trust Companies and the provision of protector services.
Andrew is based in The Bahamas and has also lived and worked in Guernsey and Switzerland.
He sits on a number of Bahamian Government / Private Sector committees which have been instrumental in the development of new financial services legislation in The Bahamas, including the acts for Foundations, Private Trust Companies and the Bahamas Executive Entities.
He is the Non-Executive Chairman of The Winterbotham Trust Company Ltd. He is a former director of the Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB); past Chairman of the Association of International Banks and Trust Companies in The Bahamas (AIBT) and the Chairman of The Nassau Conference (2005-2009).
Before founding IPG, Andrew worked for Credit Suisse Group for 20 years.