Behind the scenes
Welcome to the ESRG Group. We draw upon our individual strengths to create a comprehensive and wide-reaching company skill base.
Under one group umbrella, the ESRG companies specialise in a vast range of financial services. Our four key individuals hold credentials and work experience from the UK and worldwide, from private clients to multinational corporations, from the straightforward to the niche specialist. We take pride in our expertise and our professionalism, whilst maintaining a very human approach to our client service.
Executive Chairman ESRG Group
David has over 24 years (20 years post qualification) experience working as a UK tax adviser. David was admitted to the Chartered Institute of Taxation having qualified as a CTA in 1993. David trained and qualified at two medium sized firms before joining Deloitte in 1998 as a senior manager in the Private Client Department where he spent a signifiant part of his career to date, moving from Deloitte to Praxis, a Guernsey Fiduciary.
In December 2013, David, with fellow Directors, created The ESRG Group which is in the process of launching a number of funds and the company will provide the regulatory and support service to these funds.
David has extensive experience advising high net worth UK clients, owner managers and Entrepreneurs on all matters relating to tax efficient but legitimate structuring including the use of funds, PCCs, Specialist Insurance bonds and offshore trusts/companies.
David is married and has 6 children. For fun, he coaches a local colt rugby team and is passionate about watching most sports, spending any spare moment wrestling the remote controls away from little hands and Dora the Explorer to switch to channel 401.
Leading Executives / Experts
Managing Director, ESRG Media
Patrick Bird is Managing Director at ESRG Media, with over 20 years media experience under his belt. Patrick’s field of expertise lies in the delivery of global strategies for major media clients, both B2B and B2C, working with broadcasters and production companies.
Patrick is a recognised interactive media pioneer with a proven record of success on TV, web and mobile platforms. He has worked with major broadcasters from MTV, BBC, SKY TV, STAR TV Asia, and Channel 4. In addition, he led a division for Endemol International, the world’s largest independent broadcasting company, successfully launching TV shows and brands in the UK, USA, Russia, Ukraine, Spain, Portugal, Germany, South Korea, Thailand, Australia and Brazil.
Amongst his credits are the creation of successful broadcast strategies for major brands such as Red Bull and Smirnoff, both online and through television.