Meet the Committee

Each of our committee members bring a unique lens and diverse experience to the initiative.  One thing we do have in common is our interest and passion around gender equality in the workplace.


Project Team


Roxanne Lorimer

Roxanne's expertise is in leadership development, talent management, learning & development, employee engagement and behavioural change management.

Roxanne has spent her career studying and developing talented employees, and continues to see the trend of females not advancing to the most senior positions in organisations. Roxanne is curious to understand the factors behind these trends and is working hard to redress imbalances so that talent pipelines can grow stronger as they become increasingly diverse. 


Louise Reed
Deputy Chairperson

Louise is the founder and manager of Nova Recruitment a Cayman Islands Top Employer company winner, with a company focus on creating environments where people are supported to develop and reach their potential.

Passionate about fairness, equal rights and people reaching their very best, Louise is a keen advocate for equality, diversity and inclusion. She serves as the Deputy Chair of Gender Equality Cayman, Director on the board of Cayman Islands HR Society and member and gold sponsor of 100 Women in Finance NextGen, providing educational and social forums at which women can build lasting, synergistic relationships within the industry.


Emma Graham-Taylor

Emma is an equity advocate, a roadblock remover, problem solver and motivator. She has over 20 years' experience in general management and three years ago had a career change, obtaining her MSc. in HRM and moving into HR management. During the course of her career she has been a vocal supporter of women and has dedicated herself to ensuring that everywhere she works she strives to develop, empower and promote employees with the goal of achieving greater gender diversity.

She is the founding Chairperson of the 100 women who care, Cayman Islands chapter and has written several papers on women's advancement in the field of Law and the power of Social Capital in furthering the careers of women.


Lauren Christie

Lauren is a board member of the CFA Society of the Cayman Islands, and a member of the Cayman Islands Society of Professional Accountants, 100 Women in Hedge Funds and the International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC) as well as the Institute of Chartered Accountants England & Wales (ICAEW).


Janelle Muttoo
Communications Director

Janelle is a civil servant with the Cayman Islands Government, a qualified HR professional, and is currently pursuing a Masters in Social and Public Policy. Being a graduate of a progressive all-girls high school, she began at an early age to consider the impact of gender roles and socialization in her everyday life. Janelle is most passionate about issues of social justice and has undertaken independent study of intersectional feminist theory. She also has a background in television/ broadcast journalism and is a member of the Media Relations Team for 100 Women in Finance.


Cathy Houts
Events Director

Cathy has been very involved with 100 Women in Finance and assisted with launching the NextGen initiative in the Cayman Islands in 2016.  During the course of her career she has seen first-hand how important, yet challenging, gender diversity is for businesses and their employees.  Catherine strives each day to be a positive role model and raise awareness about gender diversity. 

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