Chuck Thompson, an information technology specialist with over 30 years’ experience, was appointed to the position of Head of Information Systems at the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA), effective 3 August 2009.
Mr. Thompson is responsible for the implementation of CIMA’s information systems strategic and governance plan. As a senior manager, his duties include providing guidance, collaboration and effective solutions for all business functions and providing on-going support services for all IT projects. Mr. Thompson has oversight of the Information Systems team of 10 staff members.
Prior to joining CIMA, Mr. Thompson spent 14 years at Fortis Bank (Cayman) Limited as the Head of Information Technology and Facilities for the Western Hemisphere. A key role in that position was the management of Fortis’ information systems, which encompassed banking, trusts, and fund administration.
Before his tenure at Fortis, he spent 16 years at International Risk Management (Cayman) Ltd., where he had the privilege of working for the “father of the captive insurance concept”, the late Fred Reiss. His first position at Fortis was that of programmer. He later progressed to business analyst, eventually ending his tenure as the Manager of Information Technology.
Besides his extensive experience, Mr. Thompson holds is a Microsoft Certified Professional and holds certificates in Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Planning.