Audit Partner, Deloitte Cayman Islands
Odette Samson is a partner with Deloitte and has been serving audit clients in the Cayman Islands and internationally for over 15 years. She specializes in the alternative asset management industry and serves a diverse set of hedge funds, fund-of-funds, fund administrators and family offices. Odette began her career with Deloitte in New Brunswick, Canada and moved to the Cayman Islands in 2000. She spent two years as a Mutual Fund Account Manager with CIBC Bank & Trust (Cayman Islands) in their fund administration group. Odette advises hedge funds and emerging fund managers on regulatory updates and accounting changes under both US GAAP and IFRS.
Odette is a Chartered Accountant and obtained her Bachelor of Commerce degree at Mount Allison University, Canada. Odette is fluent in French and Spanish. She is a member of the Cayman Islands Society of Professional Accountants and the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Odette is the founding Co-Chair of 100 Women in Hedge Funds in the Cayman Islands.