Tessa serves as an elder in the South Sound United Church, a member of Hospice Care, National Trust and the Caring for Life Foundation. She has served in the past on the Boards of the National Drug Council, Marine Conservation Board, Inner Wheel Club and Cayman Preparatory School. She was educated at Cayman Preparatory School, Bishops High School (Jamaica) and Reading University in the United Kingdom. She is the first of six children of Lady Rita and the late Sir Vassel Johnson. She is the mother of three children and grandmother of four.
is employed as vice president of the Investment Operations team at Dart
Enterprises Ltd. Chris’ father, the late Nick Duggan, served as Chamber
of Commerce president from 1985-1987 and Chris now becomes the first
son of a past president to follow in his father’s footsteps and serve as
January 28, 2013
Chris has over 12 years experience in the Cayman Islands’ Financial
Services Industry and has always been very actively involved in the
Cayman Islands community
Advocacy can be defined as a process by an individual or a large
group of people that normally aims to influence public policy and
resource allocation decisions within political, economic and social
systems and institutions.
Small businesses comprise more than half of the total Chamber of Commerce membership and they provide essential jobs that keep the local workforce employed and introduce many new and innovative products and services to the marketplace each year.
January 23, 2012
David Kirkaldy graduated from Loyola University of New Orleans in 1992 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature and Public Relations. He started Massive Equipment Rental and Sales Ltd. with his wife, Christina, in 1998.
"I’ve always regarded the Chamber as a forthright advocate, supporter and
promoter of free enterprise in the Cayman Islands. Over the years the
leadership has addressed many issues that have been important to me as a
This is the fifth and final installment in a series of interviews
highlighting the people involved in the Future of Cayman Economic
Development initiative. Interview with Jonathan Piercy and Johann Moxam,
co-chairs, Diversify the Economy driver group.
is the fourth installment in a series of interviews highlighting the
people involved in the Future of Cayman Economic Development
This quarter we review the
driver Enhance Quality of Life and interview co-chairs, Jennifer Ahearn and
April 20, 2011
Tristan Hydes is the son of well known Caymanian, Captain Shelby Hydes.
Raised up and still living in the district of West Bay, Tristan has been
employed for the past two years as (acting) Deputy Chief Officer with
the Ministry of District Administration, Works, Lands & Agriculture.
April 20, 2011
A Chartered Accountant with experience in auditing, consulting and in
business for over 20 years. He has worked in the UK, Canada and the
Bahamas before coming to the Cayman Islands in 1990.
This quarter we review the driver Build a Smarter Infrastructure and interview co-chairs, Tristan Hydes, Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of District Administration, Works, Lands & Agriculture and Colin Reid, Chief Operations Officer & Chief Financial Officer, Bodden Holdings Ltd.
Ms Bell joined the Water Authority in March 2005 as chief human resources manager. She began her career in the field of social work with the then Social Services Department and later the Education Department.
Q: What are the objectives of the association? The objectives of the CCA are: To assist the growth of the construction industry
CITA is a private sector member based association committed to providing the vital united representation of tourism related groups that is necessary to compete within the region and worldwide.
The Chamber’s Memorandum of Association lists 17 objectives. Most
members and residents would be familiar with the Chamber’s sustained
efforts to promote, support and protect member businesses and the
community by way of advocacy efforts, business development and
October 15, 2010
The Cayman Finance mission statement is: “To promote the development of
the Cayman Islands Financial Services Industry through cooperation and
engagement with domestic and international political leaders,
regulators, organisations and media; to promote the integrity and...
Key developments in markets such as Europe and North America are
expected to surround ‘cloud’ computing, as telecommunications providers
leverage their huge network investments and Internet powerhouses such as
Google seek to maximize returns from server infrastructure around the
With four telecommunication providers serving the residential and
business community, the Cayman Islands leads the Caribbean region in
choice of providers. This level of competition drives down costs for ...
The Cayman Islands is ranked as one of the best markets in the region in
terms of being a leader in telecommunications services. Across the
Caribbean, there are few countries that can compare in terms of
infrastructure, products and services, the sophistication of the
customer base, the level of competition and the regulatory regime.
The Cayman Islands has very advanced telecommunications systems. The
liberalisation of the market has resulted in the development of three
mobile networks with extensive coverage.