David Simpson

President, Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Caribbean

Barbadian accounting professional and entrepreneur, David Simpson, was appointed as President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Caribbean (ICAC) in June 2021. Simpson replaced Khalil Alli from Guyana who served for the period 2019 to 2021. The handover occurred on the ICAC's 38th annual conference which was held virtually and successfully, for the first time on June 24th and 25th.

The ICAC consists of some 4,000 professionals across the Caribbean and is committed to upholding and promoting the fundamental values of accountancy profession - Truth and Fairness, Integrity, Justice and prosperity, which are embodied in its motto, Veritas et Virtus (Truth and Virtue).

For the 2021 to 2023 the ICAC will also be served by Andrea St. Rose (Eastern Caribbean) – Vice President; Gowon Bowe (Bahamas) – Treasurer; Sixto Coy (Jamaica) – Secretary and Directors Claude Burrell (Belize), Pramila Persaud (Guyana), Michael Lutchman (Suriname) and Denise Chinpire-O’Reilly (Trinidad and Tobago). The ICAC’s 2021 to 2023 Alternate Directors include Diveane Bowe – Bahamas; Darshani Workman – Barbados; Brett Feinstein – Belize; Erwin Southwell – Eastern Caribbean; Vishwamint Ramnarine – Guyana; Allison Peart – Jamaica; Hans Girjasing – Suriname and Dwayne Rodrigues-Seijas – Trinidad and Tobago.

The Affiliate Members of the ICAC are Shelly-Ann Mohammed – ACCA; Jim Knafo – AICPA; Tommaso Scali – CIPFA and Nancy Foran – CPA Canada.

8:30 - 8:35 A.M.

Friday 12th Nov

ICAC President's Remarks