Martin St Hilaire. Team AJC
Managing Partner

Martin St Hilaire, Managing Partner of the firm is a qualified Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) member of the Institute of Canadian Chartered Accountants. Holding a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Laval University, Quebec, Canada. Martin has extensive experience in Accounting, Audit and Financial Management. He has previously worked for “big four” accounting firms in Canada (Arthur Andersen/Deloitte) and New Caledonia (KPMG). Martin has been a Vanuatu Resident since 2003 and he is currently the Chairman of the Vanuatu Financial Centre Association (www.fca.vu).

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Damien Mullins. AJC Vanuatu
Senior Audit and Accounting Manager

Damien Mullins graduated from the University of Canberra with a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) and is a qualified Chartered Accountant and member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ). Damien has worked in public practice and commercial roles for over 15 years, holding CFO and senior management positions at various companies in Australia and Vanuatu.

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Olivier Weber. Team AJC
Manager, Corporate Services

Olivier Weber has a degree in Law (University of Aix-en-Provence) and Political Science (University of Lyon). Olivier joins AJC with more than twenty years of experience in corporate and commercial law at Belnet & associés, a historic Marseille law firm (now a member of the Fidal group).

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Director, Manager Corporate Services and Head Manager of Compliance

Marine Dondelinger-Mathis is Director, Head Manager of the Offshore Corporate services department of AJC and Head Manager of compliance. She is a law graduate from the Universities of Nancy and Lyon (France) and has Master’s degrees in Corporate Law and Banking and Financial Law. Before joining AJC, Marine worked in one of the top-tier law firms in Luxembourg and in the banking area of Luxembourg. Her practice focused on the regulated investment funds areas and on corporate law. In Vanuatu, Marine takes care of both the offshore and onshore corporate services of AJC.

Candice Benard. Team AJC
Manager Offshore, Corporate Services and Compliance Officer

Candice Benard got her Brevet des techniciens supérieurs (BTS) in business and marketing in New Caledonia. She worked in the insurance industry for 4 years in New Caledonia and 6 years at Westpac and BSP as a Senior Relationship Manager with a portfolio of 300 clients. Candice also has experience managing small businesses in Port Vila.

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Margaux Carel. Team AJC
Corporate Services Manager

Margaux Carel has a dual Master’s degree in Law from the University of Lyon, France and in Business/Finance from emlyon business school, France. Before joining AJC, Margaux gained experience in corporate law, having worked for Arthaud & Associés, an accounting firm in France and Arendt & Medernach, the leading independent business law firm in Luxembourg.

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Annick Bonnier Roy. Team AJC
Audit and Accounting Manager

Annick Bonnier Roy graduated from HEC Montréal with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (Accounting) and is a qualified Chartered Professional Accountant and member of Chartered Professional Accountants in Canada. Before joining AJC, Annick worked in one of the top employers accounting firms in Montreal. In Vanuatu, Annick takes care of the audit and accounting services of AJC.

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Chloe Rolland. Team AJC
Accountant

Chloe Rolland joined our team as an accountant in August 2019. After graduating from Lycée Français of Port-Vila (Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio). Chloe decided to pursue her studies in New Caledonia. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Management from Lycée du Grand Nouméa. Chloe is trilingual (French, Bislama and English).

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Accountant

Olga Khoroshko has a master’s degree in law from St. Petersburg State University, a master’s degree in the economy of industrial engineering from Inzhecon, as well as other certifications in management accounting and financial management and in bookkeeping. She joins AJC with forty years of experience in financing, management accounting, external and internal audit, risk management and taxation.

Kisito Kalnpel. Team AJC
Corporate Services

Kisito Kalnpel joined AJC in 2018, he is a member of the corporate services team. Kisito is trilingual, he speaks fluently French, Bislama and English.

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Vanessa Karikalo. Team AJC Vanuatu
Accountant

Vanessa Korikalo started at the firm in April 2019 as an accountant. She completed a Higher Vocational Certificate in Business Studies at Vanuatu Institute of Technology in 2008. Vanessa has worked in various accounting roles in the public and private sector. In addition, Vanessa is fluent in English, Bislama and French.

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Accountant

Leyla Niowenmal started at the firm in March 2015 after graduating from Gisborne Girls’ High School (New Zealand) with a certification of NCEA Level 3. Originally from Malekula island, Leyla is fluent in French, English and Bislama which is an advantage in her relationships with our client base. She is currently completing a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting at a New Zealand university. With a strong work ethic and desire to constantly learn and improve, Leyla provides a professional, friendly service which is recognized by our clients.

Nathalie Lawac. Team AJC
Secretary - Onshore Administrative Services

Nathalie Lawac joined the advisory department of AJC in November 2008. She liaises on a regular basis with the Vanuatu Financial Services Commission (VFSC) and with the different departments of the Government of Vanuatu.

She looks after the following services: Local company formations; Local company renewals; Filing of annual returns; Applications to obtain foreign investment approval certificate (FIAC) from the Vanuatu Investment Promotion Authority (VIPA); Restructuring of companies (change of shareholding / change of directorship); Registration of business names; Renewal of business names.

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Marie Brenda Pipite. Team AJC
Personal Assistant - Offshore and legal services

Marie Brenda Pipite is part of the corporate department of AJC. She mainly takes care of the offshore structures and international companies. She liaises on a regular basis with the Vanuatu Financial Services Commission and Vanuatu Financial Intelligence Unit in order to make the structures incorporated by AJC fully compliant with Vanuatu regulation. Marie Brenda Pipite is fluent in French, English and Bislama.

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Diana Salwai. Team AJC
Receptionist

Diana Salwai joined AJC in June 2009 as a receptionist. She participates in bookkeeping, account reconciliations and completes company payrolls. Diana is trilingual in English, French and Bislama.

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Marie Paule Nabon. Team AJC
Executive Secretary

Marie Paule Nabon is Executive secretary since October 2006 for AJC, Marie-Paule is a CPA graduate, having obtained certification in 1986 from the National Institute of Technology of Vanuatu. She is trilingual in French, English and Bislama.

At AJC, Marie Paule takes care of the following services :
Follow up with lands records; Immigration services (Business visa, special category visa, extended visitor visa, permanent residency visa, etc); Work permits; Business Licence applications; Liquor licenses.

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Marie Eve Chabot. Team AJC
Director

Marie Eve Chabot is a qualified Chartered Professional Accountant (CA-CPA) member of the Institute of Canadian Chartered Accountants. Marie Eve started her career in BIG five Accounting firms (Arthur Andersen and Deloitte). She has cumulated nearly 20 years experiences in Finance and Accounting roles in the Bank, technology and service industries. She joined AJC in 2019 to experience a new challenge after working 12 years supporting the development of BRED Bank in Vanuatu, one of the leading banks in the country.

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Marlene Gardel. Team AJC
Accountant

Marlène Gardel graduated with a diploma in economics and management from the University of New Caledonia. She joined AJC’s accounting department in February 2019. Marlène is fluent in French, Bislama and English.

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External Communication Coordinator

Pierre-Luc Chabot has a master’s degree in Sciences of Communication from Université de Montreal where he taught for 5 years after finishing his studies. In Canada, he managed a small communication company specialising in Web communication and online advertising. He moved to Vanuatu in 2017. He is fluent in French and English.

Isaline Taga. AJC Vanuatu
Accountant

Isaline Taga joined AJC in 2018, she is part of the accounting team. She is fluent in English and Bislama.

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Gina Mulonturala. Team AJC
Accountant

Gina Mulonturala started at the firm in January 2016. She graduated from the University of New Caledonia (UNC) with a Bachelors Degree in Economics and Management. Gina has distinguished herself with her capacity to maintain strong relationships with our clients. She handles monthly declarations (VAT, VNPF) will respect your deadlines. Gina is a Xero Certified consultant, and is fluent in French, English and Bislama, allowing her to communicate easily with all our clients.

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Simone Taga. AJC team
Secretary - Onshore Administrative Services

Simone Taga joined AJC in February 2013. At AJC, Simone looks after the following services:

– Applications to open bank accounts;
– Management of insurances for clients;
– Incorporation of Charitable Associations;
– Incorporation of Foundations;
– Payroll management for clients.

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Accountant

Sara Harry joined our team as an accountant in January 2017. After graduating from Lycée Français of Port-Vila (Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio), Sara decided to pursue her tertiary studies in Fiji to improve her English. She earned a Bachelors Degree in Economics and Social Administration with distinction from the University of Toulouse Capitole 1. Sara is trilingual (French, Bislama and English) and eager to assist every client with their accounting needs.

Catherine Amusen. Team AJC
Secretary - Offshore and legal services

Catherine Amusen is part of the corporate department of AJC. She obtained a Degree of bachelor of Laws in 2014 from the University of South Pacific and is now focusing on the offshore and legal files of AJC. Catherine is fluent in French, English and Bislama.

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Lydie Manwo. Team AJC
Secretary

Originally from Malekula Island, Lydie Manwo obtained a Management and Finance certificate from the Vanuatu Chamber of Commerce, after graduating from Lycee Antoine de Bougainville,

Lydie started at the firm in June 2017. Lydie is part of the offshore corporate services team. She is trilingual in French, English and Bislamar.

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Stephanie Mankon. Team AJC
Accountant

Stéphanie Mankon started at the firm in December 2017 as an accountant. She completed two years in accounting and management in New Caledonia in 2013. Stephanie is originally from the island of Ambrym and is fluent in French, English and Bislama.

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Accountant

Lucie Virega started at AJC in March 2018 as an accountant. She is originally from Pentecost Island and is fluent in English, French and Bislama.

Accountant

Clayberman Molgos graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Management from the New Caledonian Chamber of Commerce. He gained two and a half years of experience at MGVAN Expertise Comptable (Accounting firm in New Caledonia). He is Fluent in both French and Bislama.