Odette Samson
Partner, Audit at Deloitte Cayman Islands

Profile

Odette has over 18 years of experience in public accounting, specializing in the alternative asset management and banking industries. She provides audit and financial statement preparation services to international clients,

including hedge funds, fund of funds, fund administrators, banks and family offices. Odette advises hedge funds and emerging managers on fund structuring, and regulatory and accounting updates.

Odette began her career with Deloitte in Saint John, Canada before moving to the Cayman Islands in 2000. She also worked in industry for approximately 2 years as a Mutual Fund Account Manager for a reputable Fund Administrator based in the Cayman Islands.

Odette is a Chartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Accountant and obtained her Bachelor of Commerce degree at Mount Allison University in Canada. She is licensed by the Cayman Islands Institute of Professional Accountants (CIIPA) and the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada. Odette is a frequent speaker at conferences and has written numerous articles for industry publications. Odette is an executive member on CIIPA’s Council and founding co-Chair of 100 Women in Hedge Funds Cayman Islands.