Edel Andersen joined Genesis Trust & Corporate Services Ltd. in June 2011 as a Senior Manager and in 2014 became a Principal of Genesis Fund Services Ltd. Edel was promoted to Director in 2016 and is co-head of the fiduciary services department. She is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in Ireland (F.C.C.A), a member of the Cayman Islands Society of Professional Accountants, a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners and holds a Certificate in Mutual Fund Services from the Institute of Bankers in Ireland. She is a Registered Director with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority. She is also a member of the Philanthropy Committee of the Cayman Islands location of 100 Women in Finance. Edel has over 20 years experience in the Financial Services Industry.
In November 1997, Edel moved from Mellon Fund Administration, Ireland, to join PricewaterhouseCoopers (formerly Coopers & Lybrand), Grand Cayman, as a client accountant in their Corporate Services Department, until she was promoted to manager in June 1999. In October 2001 Edel joined Close Brothers (Cayman) Limited, a subsidiary of Close Brothers Group, plc. as a manager.
Edel specialises in the provision of independent directorship services to a diverse portfolio of institutional clients, whose structures include alternative investment funds, private equity funds, unit trusts, fund of funds, investment manager entities and special purpose vehicles, whose investment strategies range from equity and equity related securities, fixed income, commodities, derivatives, financing vehicles, aircraft leasing, Sharia compliant, structures to private equity; with exposure to various markets including Japan, Asia, Emerging Markets, Brazil, and North America. She has considerable experience with corporate governance, compliance and regulatory requirements.