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Matthew Bishop

Matthew oversees the management of Active Capital and its subsidiary companies, featuring a diverse portfolio of businesses operating in wholesale, retail, entertainment and hospitality. He has a wealth of business management experience across multiple jurisdictions. Matthew spent several years in the UK working primarily in the telecoms industry before moving to the Cayman Islands in 2003 and joining the Dart group in 2006. Born and raised in New Zealand, Matthew is a graduate of the University of Otago.

When you have good people in a team you can achieve great things. A good manager just helps guide them in the right direction.


  • Executive Vice President, Active Investments Division (2019 - present)
  • Active Capital Ltd. | General Manager (2016 - present)
  • Island Companies Ltd. | Chief Executive Officer (2014 - present)
  • Cayman Distributor's Group | Chief Executive Officer (2007 - present)
  • Dart Management Ltd. | Manager Business Development (2006)


  • Matthew is married to Kim and they are proud parents of three children.
  • Director of the Cayman Islands Tourism Association, a position he has held since 2016
  • Matthew is actively involved in a number of local sports groups including the Cayman Islands Rugby Union (CRFU) and Camana Bay Aquatic Club (CBAC)