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Johann Moxam: Cayman deserves better as he declares for George Town North

Feb 26, 2021

“George Town North deserves leadership which can be trusted to do the right  thing, to represent the views of the majority of the constituency and not merely represent the interests of friends, families and financiers of election campaigns,”

Johann Moxam

(CMR) Local businessman Johann Moxam announced today that he intends to stand as an independent candidate in the upcoming April election for the constituency of George Town North.

Moxam is a familiar face as one member of the CPR Cayman group that successfully challenged the government on the port issue in 2019.

Sharing that Cayman is at crossroads he states the time for excuses and awarding incompetence is over. Moxam explained that in his view the status quo and the current administration work primarily for a select few “political elite” whilst most Caymanians are disenfranchised.

He blames inconsistent, expense and unsustainable decisions that demonstrate a “lost connection with the majority” as key factors for why this government is failing its people. This has lead to “growing frustration and despair amongst working-class families and young Caymanians.

Johann is a Partner of Lainston International Management, Ltd.

An international financial services professional with 18 years’ experience with private equity funds and private wealth management portfolios, he spent more than 15 years of his career at Merril Lynch Bank and Trust (Cayman) Ltd. where he served as the Managing Director, MLRO and Corporate Secretary for its Cayman Islands Class A Bank and Trust Company and its subsidiaries.

He received his LLB and LLM in the United Kingdom and worked for several years the City of London before returning to Cayman.

He is a past President of the Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Board of Directors for the Cayman Islands Stock Exchange and served as a member of the Cayman Islands Immigration Department’s Board responsible for Business Staffing Plans. He volunteers with the Lions Club of Grand Cayman and a number of community service projects.