Cook Islands take centre stage at America Outbound

The Cook Islands financial services industry will take centre stage at the prestigious America Outbound Summit in California on the 7th and 9th of May in Los Angeles and San Francisco respectively. Cook Islands trust company executives will feature both guest speakers and panelists. Cook Islands Finance CEO Tony Fe’ao was pleased to have secured […]

Ora Partners welcome new COO David Street

The staff at Ora Partners welcomed David Street to the Rarotonga-based team. Ora Partners announced the appointment of David Street as new Chief Operating Officer. Street, who previously worked as Country Manager at the Bank of South Pacific Cook Islands, brings 22 years of experience and a proven track record of excellence in the banking […]

Cook Islands to feature at US investment summit

America OUtbound

Cook Islands Finance, the government agency dedicated to promoting and advancing the financial services industry, is pleased to announce its role as a Silver Sponsor for the exclusive America Outbound Summit in California. The events will take place on May 7th in Los Angeles and May 9th in San Francisco respectively. The America Outbound Summit has […]

Experienced trustees elevate the Cooks presence at Estate Planning Institute

The Cook Islands Financial Services Development Authority (operating as Cook Islands Finance) is delighted to announce the presence of 3 experienced legal practitioners to represent the Cook Islands trust industry at the upcoming 19th Annual International Estate Planning Institute in New York on the 14th & 15th of March. Cook Islands Finance are a key […]

CSB Welcome New CEO Joseph Horn-Smith

Joseph Horn-Smith - new CEO of CSB Bank Cook Islands

Capital Security Bank (CSB) announced the appointment of Mr Joseph Horn-Smith as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective January 2024.  Horn-Smith, who previously served as CSB’s Chief Operating Officer, brings a wealth of experience and a proven track record in financial services to his new leadership role. Horn-Smith has been a driving force behind CSB’s operational […]

Cook Islands Finance Announce Change in Board Chairmanship

FSDA Chairperson Ms Dallas Young and incoming Chairperson Ms Karla Eggelton. Cook Islands Financial Services Development Authority (FSDA), the government agency dedicated to promoting and advancing the financial services industry, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Karla Eggelton as Chairperson of the FSDA Board of Directors.   Ms Eggelton, who is the Chief […]

Exploring Cook Islands’ Financial Horizons with CEO Insight

Tony Fe’ao, Chief Executive Officer at Cook Islands Financial Services Development Authority (FSDA), shared insights into the mandate and vision of the FSDA (which operates as Cook Islands Finance). The article was published in CEO Insight, a quarterly publication that provides insights into business strategy, leadership, and global trends. Fe’ao discusses the agency’s role in […]

Cook Islands Finance Showcases Global Appeal at STEP Asia 2023

Cook Islands Finance CEO Tony Fe’ao (Left) was joined at STEP Asia 2023 by Nadine Newnham and Noovai Aspris of Trustees and Fiduciaries Cook Islands.

Cook Islands Finance, the government agency entrusted with promoting and developing the financial services sector, embraced the opportunity to highlight the Cook Islands financial services industry on the global stage at the highly anticipated 2023 STEP Asia Conference, held at the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong on November 14-15, 2023. Cook Islands Finance CEO Tony Fe’ao (Left) […]

Cook Islands Finance Announce 2023 STEP Asia Conference Sponsorship

Cook Islands Finance, the government agency responsible for promoting and developing the financial services industry within the Cook Islands, is pleased to announce its role as a Bronze Sponsor for the 2023 STEP Asia Conference. The event will take place on November 14-15, 2023, at the Grand Hyatt in Hong Kong. The annual STEP Asia […]