what exactly is a chief of staff?

A family office is a structure or organisation that manages a family's wealth and interests. However, each definition and structure is different.

what exactly is a chief of staff?

Although historically connected with wealth management, it is not uncommon to encounter a private office today that outsources all financial components while also managing a variety of other lifestyle and service activities. a chief of staff will often play an integral senior role within the family office and wider family estate.


a chief of staff can hold specific skills such as;


  • Wealth Planning and Management
  • Family Leadership
  • Planning for International Taxation
  • Property Management 
  • Family Legacy planning
  • Planning & Succession Planning
  • Asset and Risk Management
  • Accounting and financial management
  • Personnel Management 
  • Staffing of domestic households management
  • Legal guidance and services in-house
  • Management of Vendors
  • Household Systems, Entertainment, Security, and Communications
  • Food & Beverage management
  • Operations Management
  • Relocating and travel management
  • Philanthropy 
  • Entertainment & Concierge
  • Engineering and maintenance services
  • Architecture and Art
  • Inventory Management
  • Vehicle Services


why recruit a family office director?


To fulfil the demands of High Net Worth Families and Individuals, different management structures and customised services are required. By hiring a Chief of Staff, you will be recruiting a qualified leader to your team who can bring solutions to the diverse challenges your daily operations may face. In this way, you will ensure that your family office and personal business will run successfully in today's volatile world.


selecting the right family office director


Chace People understands that each project must be tailored to the specific requirements of each of our clients. We deal with a variety of senior candidates who specialise in offering Management and Leadership services to help bring order to sometimes chaotic situations. The principal, in the end, determines how such of their services will best benefit them. 


We have a team of expert consultants to make this process as easy and efficient as possible. Contact us today to discuss your individual needs! 

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