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Tina Corteen is an Associate Director at First Names Group in the Isle of Man.

Tina keeps her finger on the pulse of FATCA (Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act) compliance. Being an expert takes a special dedication to learning, as evolving regulations can have an immediate impact on the business. Fortunately, Tina loves a challenge and has the ability to make even the most complex interpretation of the rules accessible. Since joining the Group in 2014, she has worked tirelessly to ensure compliance implementation becomes a seamless part of the culture.

Onwards and upwards!

Having spent 26 years in the funds industry, Tina has plenty of experience to draw on. She has worked in almost every role, gaining invaluable operational know-how. In addition to her practical knowledge, Tina has an Offshore Diploma from the Chartered Institute of Secretaries and Administrators. She is also a member of the Securities and Investment Institute and the Institute of Directors.

Tina willingly embraces change – seeing it as an opportunity to explore new horizons. She is a firm believer in maintaining a balanced perspective both in life and at work. She greatly admires Lisa Blackley, who she describes as a cornerstone of the Group with heaps of upbeat energy. Tina also enjoys working with Karen Duffy, who is extremely knowledgeable and good fun.


After a hectic week in the office, Tina loves retreating to the summerhouse in her garden – but not for long. Living on a smallholding with a veritable zoo of animals (including two alpacas) that need food and water takes plenty of effort. When not at home on the farm, Tina can be found walking her dogs or fishing off the coast. Her future travel plans are globally ambitious – with the northern lights up top and a New Zealand road trip down under.