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Ian Downing

With more than 17 years of experience in finance and executive management, Ian is responsible for developing a robust framework for the group’s financial and resource management that promotes accountability and facilitates alignment with professional services and group objectives.  He leads DE’s strategic planning and budgeting process and identifies opportunities for improved efficiencies to enhance performance.  Ian sits on the on the Board of various Dart entities and is an active member in a number of internal committees. Originally from Canada, Ian moved to the Cayman Islands in 2002. He is a Certified Public Accountant, Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner, CFA® charterholder, and holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Windsor.

Success is as much about how you achieve the result as it is the result itself.


  • Dart Enterprises Ltd. | Chief Financial Officer (2017-Present)
  • Dart Enterprises Ltd. | Vice President Finance (2013-2017)
  • Dart Management Services Ltd. | Vice President Investments (2008–2013)
  • Dart Realty (Cayman) Ltd. | Vice President Finance (2006–2008)
  • Dart Management Ltd. | Manager Business Development (2005–2006)
  • Deloitte | Audit Senior and Manager Economic and Business Consulting (2002–2005)


  • Ian lends his time and expertise to support education in the Cayman Islands.
  • He has been a member of the Board of Governors for Cayman Prep and High School since 2014
  • Ian is a dedicated father of two young, active children but still finds time to cycle, one of his favourite past times.