Auditor General, and ICAJ member, Mrs. Pamela Monroe Ellis, has been elected to the Board of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC). This is the first time that a representative from the Caribbean has been elected to the IFAC Board. Mrs Monroe Ellis will be representing the Caribbean Region and Latin America on the Board. IFAC is the global organisation for the Accountancy profession, dedicated to serving the public interest by strengthening the profession and contributing to the development of strong international economies.
A Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica (ICAJ), she currently serves as Chairman of the Institute’s Investigations Committee, and on the Public Sector and Audit Practice Committees. Mrs. Monroe Ellis was nominated by ICAJ which is a member body of IFAC. ICAJ has appointed Mr. Bruce Scott, Council Member of ICAJ and Chairman of its Membership Committee to serve as Technical Advisor to Mrs. Monroe Ellis in her new role. IFAC stipulates that each nominating organisation has the right to appoint a technical advisor to provide technical support to its Board member in his or her contribution.
‘I am greatly honoured to be afforded this opportunity to serve on the Board of the International Federation of Accountants. It is my wish to assist in bringing more awareness to the mission of IFAC as it promotes the advancement of the Accountancy profession and the development of sustainable organisations, markets and economies globally”, Mrs. Pamela Monroe Ellis said.
Says Miss Vintoria Bernard, ICAJ President, “This is certainly a well-deserved appointment in recognition of Mrs. Monroe Ellis’ professionalism and contribution to the Accountancy profession, locally and internationally. As an Institute, we are proud of her outstanding achievements as a proponent of the development of the profession and the implementation of high quality standards to foster regional economic advancement”.
Mrs. Monroe Ellis is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK). She is also Member of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association and an Associate Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors.
She serves a number of Government accountability bodies, including the Audit Commission, the Integrity Commission and the Commission for the Prevention of Corruption, and is the Chairperson of the Government Senior Financial Administration and Audit Selection Board.
Mrs. Monroe Ellis also serves regional and international organisations, including the Caribbean Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (CAROSAI), the ACCA Global Forum for the Public Sector, as well as the International Association of Supreme Audit Institutions’ (INTOSAI) working group on the Value and Benefit of Supreme Audit Institutions.
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