Our Team
John Martin St. Valery
John has nearly 20 years experience working in the region, having established the now award-winning and regionally recognised professional service firm Links Group.

Links Group partners with, protects and enables foreign companies to operate in the UAE and Qatar while safeguarding their status as business owners. In May 2017, John was elected Chairman & CEO of the British Business Group (BBG), Dubai & Northern Emirates. The BBG is the region’s foremost B2B forum, run by members on behalf of the members.

Jack Martin St. Valery
Managing Director
Jack runs the business on a day-to-day basis and is building an experienced team through external and internal consultants.

His expertise lies within the hospitality sector, attending Swiss Hotel Management School (SHMS) for three years. Thereafter Jack spent time between Geneva and London, working in Sales and Business Development with premium brands such as MCI Group, Virgin Group and latterly Commercial Manager at Altitude London. Constantly working to a Swiss standard of service which is embedded within the JacksonMSV brand.

Alec Mason
Non-Executive Director
Alec can point to 25 years experience in financial services where he has worked with the most significant global institutions in the payments and transaction banking space.

His resumé includes holding senior management positions at such names as JPMorgan, Citi, Barclays, Ernst & Young, Mastercard and American Express. Based in London and with an enviable background in Business Development and Relationship Management with multi-national corporates, Alec brings tangible value and oversight to the JacksonMSV business.

Jerry Parks
Non-Executive Director
Jerry is a partner at international law firm Taylor Wessing. He practised with a major London law firm before moving to Dubai in 1997.

He now heads the real estate department of Taylor Wessing Middle East based in Dubai, UAE. Alongside property work, his areas of expertise include company structures, corporate governance and risk management. Jerry acts for a broad range of clients including multinationals, UAE based corporations, high net worth investors and high profile individuals.

Joe Ives
Director - Business Advisory
Before joining JacksonMSV Joe worked as Operations Supervisor and Consultant at Links Group. Joe’s expertise lies in UAE market entry, and he has played an integral part in many new company formations and high-profile company acquisitions. Over the past three years, Joe has built key relationships within Dubai Government and Government agencies to enable him to source key information and accurately advise business owners on the most efficient structure for their UAE business. Before moving to Dubai, Joe spent seven years as a police officer in the UK.
JacksonMSV is a British owned and managed business, established in Dubai in 2016.

From our offices in The Fairmont Dubai, we provide an exclusive service for a distinctive ecosystem of professionals, to empower them to operate self-sufficiently on-shore in Dubai, and to thrive in their respective fields with autonomy.

As part of this ecosystem, our independent professionals have access to:
  • VAT compliance and invoicing
  • Residency solution if required
  • Market intelligence, access and introductions
  • Premium office space and meeting facilities at The Fairmont Dubai
  • Administrative, secretarial services and support structure
  • Exclusive event opportunities and automatic British Business Group membership

As a company made in Dubai, which combines British heritage with Swiss standards of service, and many years of UAE experience, JacksonMSV is also a proud pearl sponsor of the British Business Group Dubai & Northern Emirates, and work closely with government departments and leading professional service firms.


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We are a British owned and managed business, working closely with government departments and leading professional service firms. We provide an exclusive service for a distinctive ecosystem of professionals, to empower them to operate self-sufficiently on-shore in Dubai.

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Contact us

  • +971 4 344 3977
  • Fairmont Dubai, Office 2504, Sheikh Zayed Road, P.O.Box 124723, United Arab Emirates
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