Here at Paradigm Governance Partners, we are delighted to announce that we have expanded our team in the Cayman Islands with the addition of an experienced Cayman-based independent director.

Neil Gray will be available to serve as a professional independent director on the boards of both open ended and closed ended funds in addition to Investment Special Purposes Vehicles and Corporate Structures.

Gray has acted as a director to Cayman Islands companies for more than 15 years and has over 30 years’ experience in the financial services industry, 26 years spent offshore. He sits on a broad range of open and closed ended funds with strategies including equity, credit, quantitative, fund of funds, special situations, private equity and real estate. He has extensive experience and knowledge of hedge fund governance, operations, fund administration and regulatory risk management.  He also acts as a director on a number of Corporate Structures.

Prior to Paradigm, Gray spent 26 years at Intertrust Cayman, in particular he has acted as a professional independent director for the past 10 years including the past two years at Intertrust Cayman’s ironstone Global Solutions (Cayman).

Geoff Ruddick, partner, said:

“We are delighted to have Neil join Paradigm.  He is an established figure in the governance space and a recognized thought leader. Neil will add further depth to our team of highly experienced and diverse governance professionals.”

Neil Gray added:

“I am delighted to be joining such a well-recognized and forward-thinking independent fund governance firm where I feel that I will complement their existing deep bench of talented fiduciary professionals. Paradigm’s core governance values and having a passion for governance mirror my own values closely. Now more than ever it is critical for entities to appoint seasoned, knowledgeable proactive directors who can help clients navigate through the ever more complex regulatory environment. The provision of high-quality governance services is in the DNA of Paradigm, and I am delighted to be joining the Paradigm family.”