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Key Staff


Steven Ormond-Smith, FCCA

Founder & CEO

Steven is a qualified Chartered Certified Accountant, with over 20 years financial management and control experience. He founded OrmCo in 2012, initially setting up and growing the Accounting Outsourcing division, and since 2016 his focus has been working with blockchain start-ups and providing ICO set-up and advisory service. Steven also holds several non-executive directorships which include CFO & Director of Quanta.im a licensed blockchain lottery business. Away from work, Steven enjoys travelling, but is perhaps best known as a bit of a petrol head and regularly competes in stage rallies, and is of course a blockchain enthusiast and investor.



Lee Astin, FCCA


Lee is a qualified Chartered Certified Accountant with over 14 years experience in roles such as Group Financial Controller, Head of Group Accounting and Head of Business Controlling at a listed, Gaming company. He has spent the majority of his career on the Isle of Man as well over two years in Malta. He is responsible for overseeing Group operations, systems, HR, day-to-day internal and client accounting functions, maintaining client service delivery and providing support to our dedicated ICO team. Lee is married with three children and, besides spending time with his family, he has an interest horse racing, football and Blockchain enthusiast.

Nathan Holden, FICA, Chartered MCSI

Head of Risk and Compliance

Nathan is a Fellow of the International Compliance Association and a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment with over 15 years’ experience in Compliance and Regulatory roles having previously worked for Trust & Corporate and Funds companies as well as four years with the Isle of Man’s Financial Services Regulator.  Nathan is responsible for OrmCo Group’s risk and compliance arrangements and acts as MLRO for several of OrmCo’s clients.  Nathan also has a keen interest in blockchain technology and virtual currencies and assists with the OrmCo Group’s work in these areas.  Outside of work Nathan is a competitive target pistol shooter, representing the Isle of Man, and is a member of British Shooting’s Talent Programme.

Robert Mallia, ACCA

Client Accounts Manager

Robert is a qualified Chartered Certified Accountant with a number of years of experience working with Malta and Isle of Man Companies in roles such as Clients Accounts Manager and Financial Controller.  Robert is from Malta and has recently relocated to the Isle of Man to work for OrmCo.  Robert looks after the accounting and tax for a range of clients from small local trading businesses to larger multi-national companies. In his spare time, Robert enjoys travelling as well as watching and playing football. 

Mick Rafferty

Fintech Manager

Mick is a qualified investment adviser, with over 20 years financial services experience in the Isle of Man.  Mick is a key member of Ormco’s Fintech Division, overseeing our ICO and Bitcoin Escrow services. Outside of work, Mick enjoys foreign travel and keeping fit.

Ealish Baxter, CAT

Client Accounts Manager

Ealish is a qualified Certified Accounting Technician and part qualified Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. Ealish looks after a portfolio of accounting clients, ensuring all of their Accounting and Tax deadlines are met. In her spare time Ealish enjoys playing & coaching netball, competing in sidecar trials, and has recently taken an interest in investing in crypto currency.

Oscar Ormond-Smith

Head of Security