Odette SamsonPartner | Assurance & Advisory Services at Deloitte & Touche
Odette has over 20 years' public accounting experience, specializing in the alternative investment management industry. She provides audit and assurance services to a diverse client base by serving both emerging and large asset managers, fund administrators and private banks. Odette’s industry experience also includes approximately two years as the Mutual Fund Account Manager for a reputable fund administrator based in the Cayman Islands.
Odette is the co-founder of 100 Women in Finance (100WF) Cayman, and is currently a member of 100WF’s Global Advisory Council. She is on the Board of the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) Cayman and is a former Council Member of the Cayman Islands Institute of Professional Accountants (CIIPA). Odette Co-Chairs the GAIM Ops Cayman conference, the Cayman Islands’ leading investment management operations, compliance and due diligence event. Odette is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and has authored various industry focused publications.
In addition to her Audit & Assurance role, Odette leads the Marketing, Brand & Communications team, as well as the Corporate Responsibility initiatives for Deloitte Cayman Islands. Odette is fluent in French and Spanish.