Head, Internal Audit
Reporting to the Board of Directors, Deloris Gordon was appointed as Head of Internal Audit of the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority on 3 September 2018.
Ms. Gordon is a Certified Internal Auditor and a Chartered Certified Accountant, with over 25 years’ experience in governance, risk management and control. She also holds an MBA (Finance) Degree from the Manchester Business School in the UK and an Executive Certificate in Global Leadership from Florida International University (FIU).
She possesses wide-ranging experience as an Internal Audit practitioner focusing on organisational governance, risk management and controls. Prior to joining CIMA, she was employed with the Cayman Islands Civil Service for 18 years where she has held senior leadership roles, firstly as Internal Audit Manager then being promoted in 2005 to Director of Internal Audit. Her most recent appointment was Deputy Chief Officer, Public Sector Reform and Governance in the Portfolio of the Civil Service, a position she held since June 2016. She also performed as acting Chief Officer on a number of occasions.
As Director of Internal Audit, Deloris delivered a number of critical audit reports and has successfully led and positioned Internal Audit as a critical partner in the public sector governance framework.
During her time in the Civil Service Deloris has also contributed integrally to a number of public sector reform initiatives including sitting as a member of various public sector Boards and Committees. Most recently, she contributed to the development of the Procurement Law and Regulations and extensively involved in the launch and implementation of the 5-Year Strategic Plan for a World Class Civil Service.
She also worked as a Short Term Expert with the CARTAC Public Finance Management Team delivering Internal Audit training to public sector internal auditors across a number of Caribbean countries including Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, St. Kitts, St. Lucia and St. Vincent.
Ms. Gordon is very passionate about helping organisations to improve management systems and organisational governance, and brings a track record and reputation of delivering results, as well as a wealth of experience in business process analysis and improvement, policy development and implementation, internal control evaluation, strategic planning and implementation, performance management, and risk analysis and management.