Following her role as Acting Head of Banking Supervision Division, Mrs. Gloria Glidden has now been confirmed as Head of the Banking Supervision Division as of 1 January 2017.
In her official capacity, she will continue to provide supervision of both international and commercial banks and trusts, the development bank, as well as money services businesses, building societies and cooperative societies in the Cayman Islands.
Mrs. Glidden joined the Authority on 1 October 2012 as Deputy Head of the Investments and Securities Division, overseeing the licensing, regulation and supervision of mutual funds, mutual fund administrators and entities conducting securities and investment business under the Securities Investment Business Law and the Mutual Funds Law. On 31 March 2014, she transitioned to the Banking Supervision Division where she previously served as Deputy Head, where she has been actively engaged in a range of domestic and international initiatives as well as managing the day-to-day operations of the Division.
On behalf of the Authority, she has also actively participated in international forums including other regulatory and industry seminars, both locally and abroad.
In addition to her regulatory skills, Mrs. Glidden is a Certified Public Accountant with 18 years post-qualification experience in Finance and Accounting spanning various fields such as auditing, utilities, telecommunications, financial services and hedge fund administration. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Accounting from the University of Miami, and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Illinois CPA Society and the Cayman Islands Institute of Professional Accountants.
The Authority is pleased to confirm Mrs. Glidden to the post as the new Head of the Banking Supervision Division, and is confident that she will lead the division successfully.