Michael Martin: The Head of the Citizenship by Investment Unit of St Kitts and Nevis is prioritizing reform of the CBI Programme with a view to retaining their position as a leader in the investment migration industry.
He is on the drive to formulate such policies which could help to enhance the integrity and competitiveness of the CBI Programme.
In order to increase the demand for the Citizenship by Investment Programme of St Kitts and Nevis among investors, CIU announced the Limited Time Offer to the Sustainable Growth Fund through which investors can contribute a reduced amount of USD 125,000.
Under the offer, investors can make a donation of just US$125 000.00 into the country’s Sustainable Growth Fund (SGF) and become citizens of St Kitts and Nevis in just 60 days. CIU Head Martin stated that the introduction of the Limited Time Offer added a new layer of integrity to the programme as it ensures the investors and requirements of the stakeholders and High-Net-Worth Individuals.
Under the leadership of Michael Martin, CIU has been working to align with market realities while preserving the platinum brand. The main goal of the unit is to find a win-win solution for both investors and the country.
St Kitts and Nevis Citizenship by Investment Programme is the world’s longest-running CBI programme (launched in 1984) and one of the most trusted, being the first of its kind. It offers a plethora of benefits, such as global mobility, a chance to become a global market leader, increased economic opportunities, a chance to diversify wealth and many more.
Along with that, Michael Martin has also been focusing on due diligence and working the enhance the process of background checks. He stated that only reputable individuals are eligible to become citizens of St Kitts and Nevis through its Citizenship by Investment Programme. He plans to maintain a progressive programme that cements St Kitts and Nevis’ place as a leader in the CBI Industry.
Michael Martin added that the long-long-standing Citizenship by Investment (CBI) Programme of St Kitts and Nevis will be underpinned by three fundamental principles such as sustainability, good governance and pragmatism. He added that the programme will undergo a much-needed legislative and administrative evolution aimed at benefiting the citizens of the Federation, as well as regional and international investors of the highest calibre.
Martin asserted that CIU will determine the best way forward to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of the programme. They will also engage independent external professionals to assess their programme holistically as they chart a path towards ensuring that their citizenship by investment programme is sustainable as the platinum brand for which it has become renowned for many more years.