Gene Thompson is a third generation Caymanian of a family of entrepreneurs and is a Director of Thompson Development Ltd, one of the premier development companies in the Cayman Islands. His family is considered pioneers in property development and many other business ventures.
Thompson Development has varied business enterprises including Commercial Development, Resort Development, Tourism, Real Estate, and Retail. Although these business interests are varied, the Thompson family's stellar reputation in business began in development. Gene has been involved and/or led various types of development projects, including commercial centres, residential projects, resort developments and is now the Project Director for Health City Cayman Islands.
The governing principle for Gene and his family has always been integrity and service to the customer. Gene operates several companies all with different characteristics and deliverables but he has maintained this principal as the common thread. He attributes the success of all his businesses to this fundamental approach.
Gene Thompson is a founding member of the Cayman Island Real estate Brokers Association, a founding member and director of the Association for the Advance of Cruise Tourism, director of the Cayman Island Investment Council, a past director of the National Trust, and a past Chairman of the Board of Heaven 97.