Danielle Ayling

As Group Legal Counsel, Danielle Ayling is responsible for the establishment of an in-house capability to oversee the Group’s global corporate infrastructure. This includes managing external service providers and ensuring the highest standards of corporate governance are applied to all entities within the Group. Danielle was admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales in 2004.

Prior to joining Stelling Investments, Danielle Ayling initially worked for a number of years in private practice, after which she spent twelve years working as an in-house lawyer. She was Group Head of Legal and Group Company Secretary for a multi-jurisdiction financial services business based in the Channel Islands for over a decade. 

Danielle Ayling is experienced in providing a wide range of support services to investment companies and trusts, including the delivery of fund administration, share registration and custodian services, as well as associated company secretarial, corporate governance and compliance solutions. Having worked within a regulated environment, she previously held a number of controlled functions approved by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Guernsey Financial Services Commission.

Danielle is married with two children and enjoys equestrian pursuits as well as pilates and tennis.