The Team

Sudheer

Sudheer K Sharma, FCA

Sudheer has been a qualified Chartered Accountant for over 35 years and has worked for the largest accountancy practices of Coopers & Lybrand and Price Waterhouse. This led to postings in London and the Netherlands.

Sudheer specialised in Interim Manager assignments and Fraud Investigations whilst at Price Waterhouse, servicing clients in the UK, Europe, USA and Canada.

Since 1991, Sudheer has acquired broad commercial experience and expertise in a range of Industries and he has specialised in advising the Travel Industry. In that period Sudheer has owned and managed and consulted with Tour Operators, Travel Agents, Bed Banks and an Airline amongst other businesses.

Sudheer initially started his Trustee business specialising in the Travel Sector in 2001 in a Joint Venture where he set up a long standing Travel Trustee business. He is an expert in the field of Trusts involving the protection of Consumer funds and having worked on numerous Trusts has managed the disposition of over £8bn in funds. In that period he has branched out into other business sectors and his business currently acts for over 500 Trusts for these Travel and other Specialist fund protection structures in areas such as gift cards and vouchers, cryptocurrency funds and others.

Jane

Jane Jiang, CA

Jane who has a degree in Aeronautical Engineering, is a qualified Chartered Accountant in New Zealand and in England & Wales. She holds a Master Degree in Financial Reporting and a Diploma of IFRSs. She is technically an exceptionally strong accountant and has been involved in a number of key audits for a $1bn USD turnover business where she was the lead accountant on a number of projects across 31 international entities. She has broad experience working in diversified industries, specialising in Financial and Management Reporting, and has expertise in IFRS reporting and FRS 101 & 102 UK GAAP Conversion.

Jane has accumulated vast experience as a Trustee since 2006 managing over 500 Trusts at any one time. Jane has worked with PTT since its inception and has been instrumental in shaping the business and its systems. Jane also manages Finance function for a number of businesses in travel industry. Jane’s contribution is such that PTT has been able to look after Trusts in a number of business sectors.

Kessa

Kessa Vythilingum

Kessa has 6 years of business consulting and Internal Audit experience. She was part of the Risk Advisory Services at PwC Mauritius, with a focus on Internal Audit and Process Improvement. She has worked extensively on Internal Audit assignments for multinationals in Mauritius and Africa and has been exposed to sectors as diverse as hospitality and leisure, financial institutions and investment companies, amongst others.

Kessa is a BSc graduate in Mathematics and is pursuing her ACCA qualifications.

Kessa is a very skilled Trustee well able to manage the interests of all stakeholders – Kessa is well suited to the Trust business. Kessa has helped develope a unique system- based tool iCheck for checking and validating claims from Trust accounts. The introduction of iCheck means it is possible to test claims in great detail and select samples in a time efficient manner. This works for Non Travel Trusts as well.

Yanil

Yanli Zhang

Yanli is a graduate of Xi’an University in China with a degree in Financial Accountancy.

She has worked with a number of companies in various capacities and amongst her roles has worked as part of a Financial Accounts team for a large business for over 10 years where in addition to the normal accountancy functions, she also had to prepare for annual audits.

In addition, Yanli has worked for businesses where she has been responsible for meeting the specific needs of individual clients – her last role before joining PTT was at Marks & Spencer.

These experiences in Finance and Customer Service mean that Yanli is well suited to the role of Trustee Executive as she is capable of carrying out the role effectively whilst maintaining good relations with all Stakeholders.

Yanli has embarked on obtaining AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) qualifications and will shortly achieve her AAT Diploma.

Celine

Celine Charlton

Celine has over 20 years' experience in the travel industry in the UK and Europe.

Amongst her roles working for one of the UK’s biggest tour operators she was responsible for managing supplier rates negotiations and was consistently involved in delivering high profile projects dealing directly with complex client group needs.

Celine studied International trade and tourism in France and has recently passed the AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) Advanced qualification.

Celine’s combined experience in the travel industry and accounting knowledge lend themselves ideally to the Trust business.

Swapna

Swapna Nukala

Swapna has over three years of accounting experience and is a Trustee Executive at PTT Swapna is an enthusiastic and motivated member of PTT team and apart from her Trustee role has started to add to the enhancement of Artificial Intelligence Technology at PTT. 

Prior to joining PTT Swapna worked as an Account Executive at one of  UK’s leading construction firms and was responsible for maintaining supplier relationships along with accounts reconciliations & payments. 

Swapna is a graduate from JNTU university in India with a degree in B.Tech (IT field) and is pursuing her AAT qualification.