Hon. Katherine Ebanks Wilks MP
Hon. Katherine Ebanks-Wilks was first elected as a Member of Parliament in 2021. She is the Deputy Speaker of the House of Parliament, Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Financial Services & Commerce and Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Education. She has over 13 years of experience in the legal profession, first working as a Financial Services Paralegal in the private sector and, more recently, as Research Paralegal in the Cayman Islands Law Reform Commission.
Deeply passionate about her community, Hon. Ebanks-Wilks is a founding director of the United Against Bullying Foundation, a non-profit organisation that focuses on the prevention and education of bullying behaviour.
She is also a director of the Cayman Islands Youth Development Consortium, a non-profit organisation that focuses on supporting at-risk youth.
While being a working mother, she graduated from the University of Liverpool, where she achieved her Bachelors in Law and also achieved her Professional Practice Certificate at the Truman Bodden Law School.
As well as representing the Constituency of West Bay Central, Hon. Ebanks-Wilks is also the Chairperson of the Youth Parliament Committee and a member of the Public Accounts Committee.