Cindy H. Scotland—Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

Cindy Scotland was appointed managing director of the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority in June 2000. As the singular regulatory body of financial services in the Cayman Islands, the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority plays a crucial role in the economic success and stability of financial services in the Cayman Islands.

In this role, she oversees policy implementation to ensure sound management of the Cayman Islands’ currency and effective supervision of regulated entities operating in and from the Cayman Islands. She is also responsible for developing and maintaining strong working relationships between the Authority, the Cayman Islands government and other major international regulatory bodies.

Representing the jurisdiction on various regulatory and cooperation matters, Scotland is deputy chairman of the Group of International Financial Centre Supervisors and co-chair of the Financial Stability Board’s Regional Consultative Group for the Americas. In addition, she routinely interacts with various international regulatory bodies based in the Caribbean, United Kingdom, U.S. and Europe. Scotland also serves on numerous local boards and committees.

Scotland holds a Bachelor of Arts in economics from Macalester College and a certificate with distinction and diploma with merit, both in offshore business management, from the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. She is also a notary public of the Cayman Islands and is a contributing author to numerous industry publications. 

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