Mr. Gerald Halischuk joined the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority as Head of the recently established Securities Supervision Division on 11 February 2019.
In this capacity, Mr. Halischuk is responsible for the management of the division including the development of various standards, policies and practices for the inspection and supervision of regulated securities investment business entities.
Mr. Halischuk has over 30 years of Canadian and international regulatory experience. From 2006 to 2012, Mr. Halischuk worked with the Cayman Islands Stock Exchange where he filled various roles including Acting Chief Executive Officer, Head of Markets and Compliance and Head of Business Development. In addition to his recent position in Anguilla, he has held senior management positions at a number of Canadian securities and market regulators including the Ontario Securities Commission, where he held senior management positions in the Enforcement Division; Market Regulation Services Inc., the market regulator predecessor to the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada, where he was Vice-President, Market Regulation, Western Region; the British Columbia Securities Commission, where he served as Director of the Capital Markets Regulation Division, Deputy Director of the Compliance Division and Manager of Investigations; and the Saskatchewan Securities Commission.
Mr. Halischuk holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science (Honours) (Magna Cum Laude) from Loyola College of Concordia University in Montreal and a combined Legum Baccalaureus (LL.B)/Master of Business Administration from York University in Toronto. He is also a Canadian lawyer and has been called to the Bar in the Canadian provinces of Ontario and British Columbia.