Gene Thompson is a ninth-generation Caymanian of a family of entrepreneurs, and is a Director of Thompson Development Ltd, one of the first and premier development companies in the Cayman Islands. His family are considered pioneers in property development and many other business ventures.
Thompson Development has varied business interests including Commercial Development, Tourism, Retail, Real Estate, and Resort Development. Although the Thompson family has diverse business interests, their stellar reputation in business began in development over 50 years ago. Gene has been involved and/or led various types of development projects, including commercial centers, residential projects, and resort developments. Gene was a founding Director and Project Director for Health City Cayman Islands and led the project from inception, to completion and operations for the first 3 years. Gene is also a cofounder and Director of TechCayman, a technology innovation platform that is designed to set the Cayman Islands apart as a tech hub.
Integrity and customer service have always been governing principles to Gene and his family and are fundamental to all Thompson Development business ventures.
Gene Thompson is a founding member of the Cayman Islands Real Estate Brokers Association, a founding member and director of the Association for the Advance of Cruise Tourism, director of Cayman Islands Investment Council, a founding member and director of Have a Heart Cayman Islands, and a past director of the National Trust.