Our Board of Directors


Dr. Samantha Digby

Dr. Samantha Digby is a general practitioner. Dr. Digby earned her Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery and Bachelor of Medical Science at the University of Nottingham Medical School in England. She completed her vocational training at East Somerset and earned a Diploma in Child Health. She has also earned a diploma from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and is a Member of the Royal College of General Practice. Samantha Digby has conducted General Practice in the UK, Cruise Ship Medicine and General Practice in the Cayman Islands. Dr. Samantha Digby practices family medicine with a whole body approach to wellness for all ages. Additionally, Dr. Digby specialises in women’s health issues, health screenings, chronic disease management, insurance physicals and work permit physicals. Dr. Digby is married to a stand-up comedian and they have three young daughters.


Tash Macfadyen

Originally from Australia, Natasha (Tash) Macfadyen is an experienced lawyer and volunteer extraordinaire. She has been volunteering with the CICS in various capacities for years. One of her areas of interest is bone marrow donorship. Tash is passionate about adding more donors to the world wide bone marrow registry, especially those of Afro-Caribbean ancestry, who are under-represented globally. She is a champion of this cause and is determined to make a difference. Tash is married to Michael and together they have 2 beautiful daughters.


Jennifer Williams

Jennifer Williams is the Directors of Operations and Chief Nurses at Doctors Hospital.  She has developed a strong background in clinical care, health promotion, and disease prevention and is committed to advancing the delivery of health care in the Cayman Islands. She is known to be multifaceted and involved in many charitable organizations; focused on women, children, the community and the environment; at the board level and as a volunteer and is a Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce Leadership Cayman 2021 Alumni. When she’s not working or involved in the community, you’ll find her with her dog Diesel or in the gym.


Rebekah Brooks

Rebekah Brooks is no stranger to the Cayman Islands Cancer Society and has been a faithful supporter of all we do for many years. She has done everything from planning annual fundraising events, to suddenly doing CPR on someone who collapsed at an educational events all in 4 inch heels and fashionable clothing. Rebekah has over 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry and was appointed as Head of Marketing and Sales of Health City Cayman Islands in January 2022. She is married and very blessed to be the mother of three beautiful children. When not working or spending time with the family, she enjoys running and skiing.

Simon Garnett

Simon is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) who qualified with Pannell Kerr Forster (now PKF International) in Nottingham, England and where he provided Business Advisory Services to Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SME’s). He then worked in management accounting and management consulting roles for various industry leading companies until relocating to the Cayman Islands in early 2001. Offshore, Simon has worked for Wealth Management organisations in progressively more senior roles culminating in the roles of Group Internal Auditor for a Cayman Banking Corporation and then Chief Financial Officer for a private boutique Bank and Trust Company. In 2017, armed with the experience gained in both onshore and offshore financial services roles, Simon established SGC Limited, a Cayman Islands Company, to provide outsourced CFO services and financial consultancy to businesses and individuals in the Cayman Islands. Simon joined the Cancer Society in September 2021 as Treasurer and became a Director in March 2022. Outside of work, Simon has been a class member and Chair of the Leadership Cayman program, is a trustee of Plastic Free Cayman, and when free time allows, is a keen diver and stand-up paddle boarder.


Tim Rossiter

Tim is a bald Australian, who moved to the Island over 20 years ago and founded Movember Cayman, probably to make up for his lack of hair. A serial community service volunteer, with a passion for rugby union. For his day jobs, Tim is a Director of Island Primary, runs a few small businesses, including his own alternative investment funds’ advisory practice, and was formerly a Partner of Harmonic Fund Services; in his spare time he is also Deputy Chair of the Alternative Investment Management Association Cayman Islands, an Officer of the Cayman Islands Fund Administrators Association (as immediate Past Chair), and a keen, if somewhat inept, surfer, skier, paddleboarder, golfer, tennis & pickleball player – and of course, still a Mo Bro.

Dan Wright

Dan Wright moved to Cayman from Canada in 2013 to join CIBC FirstCaribbean and now proudly calls Cayman home. Prior to retiring in 2023, he was the Chair of CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank (Cayman) Limited and Managing Director of Private Wealth, responsible for the Private Wealth Management Team across the region. Dan remains the CEO & Executive Chairman of CIBC Cayman Bank Limited (a direct subsidiary of CIBC). Dan is a seasoned senior executive within the financial sector. Prior to joining CIBC FirstCaribbean he lead professionals across 18 countries (USA, Latin America, Caribbean, and Asia Pacific) and was responsible for the active management of assets in excess of $50 billion. He has also held directorships on the boards of several investment, trust and charitable organizations. He was the Regional Vice-Chair of CIBC FirstCaribbean’s Walk for the Cure, from 2019, in support of the Cayman Islands Cancer Society and prior to that the Cayman Chair since 2017. Prior to moving to Cayman in 2013, he was the National Chair of Scotiabank’s United Way Campaign (Canada) 2010-2012 and Director, Casey House Hospice (Toronto) Board 2008-2011.

Dr. Alison Duncan

Alison Duncan is a Consultant Dermatologist at Integra Healthcare.She grew up in Barbados and completed her medical training at the University of the West Indies in Jamaica. Her dermatology training commenced in the United Kingdom when she obtained a Masters in Dermatology from the St John’s Institute of Dermatology in London. She subsequently completed her registrar training in Liverpool with her first Consultant appointment at the Royal Preston and Chorley Teaching Hospitals Trust in 2008. As the Cayman Islands are wonderfully blessed with a wealth of sunshine, unfortunately, in some skin types the rate of skin cancer is high. Therefore, since arriving to the Cayman Islands in 2015 she has been part of our Education Committee and has given talks about sun awareness and skin cancer prevention. She is passionate about the importance of skin cancer prevention and early skin cancer detection as she has seen firsthand how early detection can save lives. She endeavours to support the work of the Cayman Islands Cancer Society for all cancers, supporting, aiding and educating the community. When not at work you will find her on the beach in an UPF swimsuit, sun hat and shades with a large bottle of SPF 50 broad spectrum sunscreen by her side.

Tresea J Brown

Tresea Brown is the Senior Human Resources Business Partner at CIBC Cayman Bank Limited.  She has over 25 years of human resources experience and is particularly passionate in providing advice and guidance in the areas of reward and compensation, developing company culture,  performance management, conflict resolution, mediating disputes, and reward and recognition. 

Tresea served as the Human Resources Director of the CI Health Services Authority Board from 2018 to 2021, she was the Deputy Chair of the Labour Tribunal Board from 2009 to 2013 and she is currently a member of the Caymanian Status and Permanent Residency Board.  When not working, Tresea enjoys running, gardening and travelling.

Simone Ross

Having lived in the Cayman Islands all her life, Simone has had the opportunity to volunteer and work in the field of education, both public and private, as well as volunteer for other NPO’s. Simone volunteered with CICS for over five years in various capacities before taking on the role as director. 

Simone has been teaching for over twenty years and is currently the school principal at Starfish Village/Village Montessori.

Simone is a cancer survivor and so it goes without saying that she is very passionate about raising awareness of cancer within the Cayman community.

When she is not working she enjoys cooking, immersing herself in nature, bird watching, hiking, going to the beach and pilates. She is married and is blessed with two beautiful daughters and two rescue dogs from the Cayman Islands Humane Society. 

Connie Godet

Connie Godet is a “transplanted Cayman Bracker” who moved over to Grand Cayman in 2015 with her family. She has been volunteering with CICS since 2012. After her Daddy passed away in February 2012, she wanted to help her community in some way in honour of him, as he was a very civic minded citizen who was always volunteering his services in various capacities to his little island that he loved so dearly.  She organized and proceeded to host the first of many CB & LC Cancer Survivors Dinners. The following year she added the Stride Against Cancer for Cayman Brac to this annual day of celebration. In 2018 a Health Fair was added, since “two major events all on the same day just weren’t enough- we had to up our game to three”!  She is also the Cayman Brac & Little Cayman CICS Liaison and is always available for any cancer survivor on those islands, whether it is providing guidance or advice, or even just a shoulder to cry on.  She herself is a cancer survivor, having been diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009. She says that the blessing she has received from serving in this capacity, far outweighs the amount of time and effort she has contributed, and she is forever grateful to the CICS for allowing her to serve and represent the Society.

Ashley Hardcastle

Ashley is a Registered Massage Therapist with a special focus on Palliative Oncology. Upon completing her Nursing Board exams and becoming certified with the CNO, Ashley moved to Cayman in 2013 before switching careers to Nursing. Ashley is Licensed to practice with the CPAM board in the Cayman Islands. Falling in love with Cayman, she opened her own practice in 2016 founding Cayman Massage & Wellness. 

Ashley showed interest in Oncology from a young age and has continually enrolled in courses around oncology including cancer treatments, best practice protocol and rehabilitation treatments.  She has worked with Oncology patients in both her Massage Therapy and Nursing practice on a regular basis over the years.
Her values of lifelong learning keeps her growing and interested in new ventures with a new and strong curiosity in Immunotherapy.

Ashley has been a loyal volunteer for the Cayman Island Cancer Society since 2022 and hopes to bring more services and support to the Cayman Island Community.

In her free time you can find Ashley playing or participating in almost any sport or activity out there or walking her pups!