Community Involvement

Harbour and its management team are active in several recognised associations operating in the local and international financial services sector, with either representation on the executive committees or memberships. These include the Cayman Chapter of the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), Cayman Finance, the Cayman Islands Directors Association (CIDA), the Cayman Islands Fund Administrators Association (CIFAA), the Cayman Islands Society of Professional Accountants (CISPA), the Cayman Branch of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), CFA Society Cayman Islands and 100 Women in Hedge Funds. Harbour is also a supporter of local charitable organisations, including the National Council of Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) and Hedge Funds Care (HFC).

Hedge Funds Care is an international charity, supported largely by the hedge fund industry, whose sole mission is preventing and treating child abuse. In the Cayman Islands, HFC supports essential care and support along with public awareness campaigns for key providers of child services, including, amongst others the following: The Cayman Islands Crisis Centre, the Nadine Andreas Foster Home (NCVO), the Ministry of Education, the Department of Children and Family Services, the CAYS Foundation and the Human Rights Commission.

The NCVO is an independent, non-profit, charitable organisation that engages in projects to meet the ever-increasing social needs of the Cayman Island community.

100 Women in Hedge Funds (100 WHF) is a global organization that supports three key pillars: education, professional leverage and philanthropy.  The Cayman chapter has approximately 300 members. The organization offers its more than 13,000 members globally the opportunity to attend educational sessions in its 17 international cities, participate in mentoring programs that encourage senior members to share their experience and guidance with their junior peers, and support fundraising initiatives that benefit women and families. Through these programs, 100 WHF has helped its members advance their careers and play an important role in this evolving industry, all while raising nearly $30 million for charities.