The Bank announces the appointment of Mr. Darcy Boyce as a Deputy Governor of the Central Bank. The appointment takes effect from July 1, 2000.
Mr. Boyce is currently a Partner with KPMG, Barbados and has been in charge of consulting for the past seven years. He is a Certified Management Accountant and holds a B.Sc. in Economics from the University of the West Indies Mona, Jamaica, and an MBA in Finance and Applied Economics from the University of Toronto, Canada.
Mr. Boyce is a former member of the Bank's Management team, holding offices of Deputy Manager, Banking and Currency as well as Manager, Management Information Systems during 1979 to 1983. His earlier attachment to the Bank was preceded by a few years as an Economist with the Caribbean Development Bank.
For more than twenty-five years Mr. Boyce has been providing professional services in economics, finance, institutional strengthening, strategic planning, project management, privatizations, organizational reviews, management design and similar assignments for several governments and private sector organizations. He brings a wide experience to the job, having worked for the governments of Antigua, Dominica, St. Kitts-Nevis, Anguilla, British Virgin Islands, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Grenada and Belize. He has also worked with the Agricultural Venture Trust and as coordinator of the Barbados Private Sector Agency. He is a past president of the Barbados Economic Society and was a member of the Barbados Government's Economic Council.
The new Deputy Governor fills the position vacated by Dr. Marion Williams who took up office as Governor on November 1, 1999.