Managing Director, eShore Ltd. (Cayman Islands)
Polly Pickering is an IT security solutions and business continuity specialist as well as an offshore AML enthusiast. She is a founding member of the International Association of Certified Compliance Specialists (IACCS). As the Managing Director of eShore Cayman Ltd., she is familiar with the challenges surrounding disaster recovery, IT governance, security and data sovereignty. She extends her support to various professional associations and service companies in the Caribbean and Channel Islands.
As both a consultant and corporate director for the past 20 years, Polly's responsibilities have centred on risk mitigation through technology. Polly's early career included kaizen engineering and crash system advancement at Mazda/Ford Detroit, after which she switched gears to IT risk and continuity management. She has contributed to various Business Continuity software programs and notably in 2006 supported the co-launch of an offshore node of an email security and compliance archiving SaaS.
Polly practices her IT cross-jurisdiction consulting and risk mitigation services through her eShore partnership with SURE International (formerly foreshore) working jointly for the last decade with their PCI ISO certified Channel Islands datacentres. SURE International is part of the Batelco group, a provider of communications services and operates in 14 jurisdictions across four continents.
Polly holds a BSc from WMU, and certifications in risk management, CAMS, CBRITP, CEC, VSP. She is married and has one son and she enjoys competitive sailing, classic cars, and fundraising for the Cayman Islands heart fund.