Crestbridge appoints Lambert as UK operations head

Previously, he worked at Grant Thornton where he was a partner.

Crestbridge has named Martin Lambert as head of UK operations. Previously, he worked at Grant Thornton where he was a partner. In his new role, Lambert will be based in London.


17th January 2022, London: Crestbridge, the global provider of independent, end-to-end professional administration solutions to asset managers, institutional investors, and family offices, has announced the appointment of Martin Lambert as Head of their UK operations.

Martin joins the Crestbridge Senior Leadership Team and will be based in London. With over 30 years’ experience advising clients both in the UK and internationally he has built a strong, global network to support clients looking to establish and expand their business globally. Martin replaces Paul Windsor, as Head of London Office, who has recently announced his retirement after six years as London Managing Director.

Martin joins Crestbridge from Grant Thornton, where as a Partner he led service delivery to his clients across compliance, advisory, governance and transaction support. His clients included numerous FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 companies, large privately held organisations and major in-bound groups across various sectors including real estate, hospitality, technology, and telecommunications.

Prior to that, Martin spent 23 years at EY, where he focused on providing corporate and international tax services to large corporate businesses.

Dean Hodcroft, Chief Executive Officer, Crestbridge, said: “I’m proud to welcome Martin to the Crestbridge senior leadership team as we continue to focus on the quality of both our people and our operations. He is a key hire whose experience working with both listed and private businesses across diverse industry sectors including real estate, hospitality, technology and manufacturing. This breadth of industry knowledge, coupled with his expertise in advising growing businesses of all sizes in establishing a global presence, will significantly add to our team’s knowledge and advance our ability to better serve our clients. We are, of course, sorry to say goodbye to such a key individual as Paul and will greatly miss his advice, expertise, and significant knowledge. He has developed and steered the London office into the successful team it is today, and we wish him, and his family, all the very best in his retirement.”

Commenting on his decision to join Crestbridge, Martin Lambert said: “I’m delighted to be joining Crestbridge, whose client-centric approach and focus on bringing together diverse specialisms and skills for the benefit of all their clients is truly distinctive in the market. Crestbridge’s ambition, together with an unrelenting focus on quality, make it a very exciting business for me to be a part of and I’m looking forward to working to support our clients, the London team, and our wider UK business.”