Welcome From the Bank's Founding Chairman, Sir Tony Baldry



On behalf of our worldwide colleagues, we welcome you to Nevis International Bank & Trust, the “Customer First Global Bank” (NIB&T).

NIB&T is a leading regulated financial institution, fully licensed to offer solutions in banking, capital markets, trust and escrow services, the St. Kitts and Nevis economic citizenship, and asset management. NIB&T currently has a rapidly expanding base of international base of clientele, serving both corporate and private banking customers. 

Our global asset management services provide sophisticated global portfolio and wealth management solutions, offering access to top rated public and proprietary financial products and investment opportunities. NIB&T is also proud to offer the Volshares Large Cap ETF (NYSE: VSL), market leading New York Stock Exchange listed exchange traded fund that, since its inception, has out-performed the U.S. S&P 500 Index. VSL is exclusively managed by NIB&T’s independent SEC registered asset management affiliate in the U.S. 

NIB&T serves some of the world’s most accomplished individuals and entities, offering efficient multi-currency global payments through SWIFT. Our clientele consists of large institutions, ultra-high-net-worth individuals, global family offices, as well as trusts, who demand capable and incisive banking services. We operate  at “Wall Street” speed, focusing on efficient execution of our services, as well as ensuring transparency and accountability with customers. Headquartered in the internationally recognized and neutral British Commonwealth country of Nevis, NIB&T honours customer privacy and complies with the strongest applicable data privacy regulations while serving  customers around the globe.

NIB&T is subject to rigorous regulatory oversight and maintains a pristine record of worldwide compliance. The Bank adheres to best practices compliance standards. Through a formal alliance with Kroll, the world leader in risk management, NIB&T has implemented Kroll’s renowned due diligence abilities to augment the Bank’s already highly robust AML/KYC/CFT operating procedures. The Bank’s financial statements and compliance programs are audited and certified annually by our independent auditor, Grant Thornton, a top accounting firm. 

 The Bank Is Founded on Its Core Values

Safety of Customer Deposits. As a matter of bank policy, NIB&T’s customer deposits remain in cash or are placed in carefully selected sovereign bonds, which together with NIB&T’s strong capital foundation ensure the safety of our customer deposits. 

A No Customer Credit-Risk Policy. Unlike most banks, NIB&T’s customer deposits are not exposed to credit risk from lending activities since NIB&T’s policy prohibits the extension of virtually all credit risk to any individual or business customer.  

Customer Privacy is Paramount. NIB&T respects customer privacy. The Bank utilizes secure government-grade facilities and protocols to power its 24/7 e-banking systems, enforcing strict protections for client privacy while delivering a seamless service experience.

St. Kitts and Nevis Citizenship by Investment Referral and Escrow Services. NIB&T offers a broad range of services to our clients, including its capabilities as a government-licensed International Marketing Agent and “Escrow Agent” bank for the St. Kitts and Nevis Citizenship by Investment Program (CBI), the world’s oldest CBI program. As the country’s only government-approved “Escrow Agent” bank, NIB&T serves local real estate developers and real estate agent in connection with real estate closings performed in connection with the CBI program. When approved by the independent government reviews, NIB&T’s customers and their family members can enjoy a second citizenship while keeping their current citizenship, benefiting from visa-free travel to nearly 160 countries, including the U.K. and the entire EU. 

Your Prosperity, Our Commitment

You are welcome to visit NIB&T’s global headquarters in Nevis, St. Kitts and Nevis. First discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1493, Nevis is the birthplace of America’s Founding Father Alexander Hamilton in 1755 and the home of Admiral Horatio Nelson in 1785. Today, the beautiful English-speaking Nevis sits at the crossroads of the U.S., Europe, Africa, and South and Central America, with easy access to Asian markets.  

NIB&T is most honoured to be your bank. We pride ourselves on attentively listening to our customers. At NIB&T, our mission statement is quite simple: Your Prosperity, Our Commitment. You can count on this bank to serve you well when you need us the most. 

Yours faithfully, 


The Rt. Hon. Sir Tony Baldry
Chairman of the Board

FOUNDING CHAIRMAN SIR TONY: The Right Honorable Sir Tony Baldry is the UK government’s former Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, who oversaw the West Indies, South Asia, Africa and North America in his career. He was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 2012, appointed to the HM Privy Council in 2014, and became a Lay Canon of Oxford’s Christ Church Cathedral in 2015. During his accomplished career, Sir Tony Baldry led multiple official UK trade missions across the globe and became an Honorary member of the 48 Group for his work with China. His ministerial posts included Minister of State, Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State Department of Energy, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State Department of the Environment, and Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs. Sir Tony Baldry was also a Personal Aide to the legendary former UK Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. Following his retirement from Parliament in 2015, UK Prime Minister David Cameron commended Sir Tony Baldry as “the finest example of an MP.” Sir Tony Baldry holds a Master of Arts in International Development and a Bachelor of Arts in Law from the University of Sussex. He was a visiting Parliamentary Fellow at St. Antony’s College of the University of Oxford and continues to be a guest member of the University of Oxford. Currently, Sir Tony Baldry is the leader of “One Essex Court,” a leading set of barristers’ chambers, specializing in commercial disputes in London.