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The Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Caribbean wishes to announce the election of its Board of Directors for the upcoming term 2019 to 2021. Read More...

ACCA ICAC WORKSHOP 01News Release - ACCA and ICAC Regional I & D Workshop
Regulators from professional bodies from across the Caribbean came together on Friday to attend a Regional Investigation and Discipline Workshop in Miami.
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Adrianna McDonnell (at podium) informs participants about the regulatory framework and discipline procedures during the regional Investigation an Discipline Workshop hosted by ACCA and the ICAC on September 21 at the Miami Airport Marriott Hotel.
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2ND CIIPA & AICPA Summit For Accounting and Finance Professionals
Scheduled for December 4-5, 2018 in the Cayman Islands. Special discount available for ICAC members.
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Most Caribbean Countries Have Adopted Or Are In The Process Of Implementing IPSAS According To IFAC/ICAC Study
Nearly 60% of Caribbean countries included in a recent survey have already adopted International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) or national accounting standards based on IPSAS, and the remaining 40% are at various stages of the implementation process according to Accrual Practices and Reform Expectations in the Caribbean.. Click Here for a version of the report. Find the full News release Here.

ICAB's President to Represent CPA Canada on IFAC Committee
Mrs. Lisa Padmore, President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Barbados and Committee Chair, ICAC Membership Committee has been appointed to serve as CPA Canada’s representative on the IFAC’s Professional Accountancy Organization (PAO) Development Committee. The PAO Development Committee focuses on identifying solutions to challenges facing the development of strong, sustainable accounting organizations around the world…Read More.

Guyana Chartered Accountant Appointed to IFRS Foundation SME Implementation Group
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Caribbean (ICAC) congratulates Rakesh Latchana, Partner at Ram & McRae, a firm of Chartered Accountants in Guyana, on his appointment as one of 11 new members on the International Accounting Standard Board (IASB) Small and Medium-sized Entities Implementation Group (SMEIG) effective July 2016. Read More.

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With a network of over 4,000 professionals, the ICAC is the region's leading organization dedicated to advancing the interest of accountants within the Caribbean..... Read More


AnthonyAnthony Pierre

ICAC President
2017 - 2018

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Chief Executive Officer

ShamilaShamila Ramcharan
2019 - Present

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Jamaica W.I.
(876) 922-3223
(876) 948-6610 [fax]
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  • 2ND CIIPA & AICPA Summit For Accounting and Finance Professionals Scheduled for December 4-5, 2018 in the Cayman Islands. Special discount available for ICAC members.Click here for Flyer. Find full Scheduled...

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Past Presidents

Ms. Joan Brathwaite, FCA, FCCA
Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Caribbean
2011 - 2013

Joan Brathwaite

Joan (Betty) Brathwaite has played a key role in the development of the accountancy profession regionally since she was first appointed to the ICAC Board in June 2001.  Prior to being elected President in 2011, she served as chair of the ICAC’s Membership Committee and the Task Force with responsibility for the review and amendment of the ICAC’s Articles of Association. She also chaired the Institute’s sub-committee appointed to formulate a Reciprocity Agreement to facilitate the free movement of accountancy professionals within region.  

As president of ICAC she was committed to advancing the goals of the ICAC and strengthening its role as a regional body. Her vision was to see the ICAC become a full institution within CARICOM with clear authority enshrined in the legal framework of CARICOM, and with all the benefits associated with a CARICOM organization. Discussions in this regard was advanced under leadership.

A past President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Barbados (ICAB), Ms. Brathwaite continues to serve as a Member of the ICAB Council. She has served as the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA) International Assembly representative for Barbados and is also a former Vice-President of the Barbados Coalition of Service Industries.

Ms. Brathwaite is the Managing Partner with Deloitte & Touche, Barbados. She is Deloitte’s first female Managing Partner within its Caribbean and Bermuda Cluster (CBC) and has been a partner with Deloitte in Barbados since it was created in December 2004. In addition to her role as Managing Partner, she led the firm’s audit practice but relinquished this role in September 2014.  

She currently sits as a member of the Board of Directors of DCB Holdings Ltd, the entity which has oversight of Deloitte offices in the Caribbean and Bermuda (CBC) countries (Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, BVI, Cayman Islands and Trinidad & Tobago). She was a member of the Partners Advisory Group for the establishment of the inaugural Deloitte Americas Senior Managers School (SMS) and is part of the original faculty of the SMS.



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