Executive Director Information
Sonji Myles is responsible for directing and overseeing the regulation and development of the Information and Communication Technology (‘ICT’)sector in the Cayman Islands. Having worked with OfReg from inception and before that as a senior member of the Information and Communications Technology Office(‘ICTO’), Sonji has a wealth of experience in ICT regulatory matters, ICT policy and strategic development, cybersecurity, licensing, compliance, and enforcement.
To compliment his current role, Sonji’s professional experience includes public policy and strategic development, information technology networking and security, regulatory compliance, public sector investigations, data protection and legal analysis and drafting. Sonji has been a public servant for over 20 years having held various positions, including Assistant Manager of the 911 Emergency Communications Centre (now Department of Public Safety Communications),where he assisted in the overall direction and management of the country’s emergency services call handling and Dispatch Centre. He was also member of the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service in various roles, most notably as a narcotics Detective and lastly as a Detective Sergeant responsible for management of serious crime investigations.
As the Complaints Investigator with the Cayman Islands Complaints Commissioners Office (now Ombudsman),Sonji was responsible for resolving public administration disputes and liaising with public sector entities to develop policies and action plans to ensure compliance with laws and policies towards exercising good public administration. Sonji also served as Analyst with the Information Commissioners Office(now Ombudsman), where he formed part of the initial ICO team responsible for establishing and developing that office and was responsible for analysing and mediating freedom of information complaints as well as providing policy development support and training.
Sonji holds a Bachelor of Law Degree from the University of Liverpool, is an accredited Facilitative Mediator and holds numerous other specialised information technology, ICT, management, public administration and law enforcement training certifications and accomplishments.
Sonji is the former Deputy Chairperson of the Labour Appeals Tribunal and a former legal representative to the Cayman Islands Disability Policy Steering Committee.