GRAND CAYMAN (Wednesday, 6 April 2016) Mr. Eric Wilson was recently appointed to the post of Deputy Head of the Fiduciary Services Division at the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) effective 1 April 2016.
With oversight from the Head of the division, he will manage the day-to-day operations of the unit, both on an on-site and off-site basis.
Eric said, “I am very thankful for the opportunity to serve at a higher level within CIMA, and look forward to further contributing to the fulfilment of its objectives.”
Prior to joining the Authority, Mr. Wilson was employed with CIBC Bank and Trust Company (Cayman) Limited (CIBC) from 1999 through 2009. During this time, he served as a Junior Fund Accountant, Fund Accountant, Senior Fund Accountant and Account Manager in the bank’s Fund Services Department.
He also served as the Senior Manager of Fund Services and Money Laundering Reporting Officer at JP Fund Administration (Cayman) Ltd., where he was actively involved with the Fund Accounting and Investor Services teams.
In October 2013, Mr. Wilson began his employment with the Authority as Chief Analyst in the Investments and Securities Division. There, he managed a team of Analysts in the licensing, regulation and supervision of mutual funds, mutual fund administrators as well as entities conducting securities investment business. Following a two-year stint, he transferred to the Fiduciary Services Division in October 2015.
His most recent post was Chief Analyst, where he was responsible for the oversight of the on-site inspection team, as well as the enhancement of divisional policies and procedures.
Mr. Wilson earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in 2004, with a concentration in Finance, a Master of Science in Finance degree in 2005, and a Graduate Certificate in Investments in 2005 – all from Florida International University. He also earned the designation of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), and is a member of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS).
The Authority is extremely pleased to have another young Caymanian move up the ranks and become a part of its management team. Mr. Wilson has been a strong asset to the Authority and remains confident that he will continue to do so under his new role.