An Antiguan is among new appointees to the Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Securities Regulatory Commission (ECSRC).
Dr. Vincent Richards has been appointed to serve as deputy chairman, while Lucia Livingston-Andall, a citizen of Grenada, is now the chairman of the Commission.
The appointment took effect on January 27, 2023, for a five-year term.
Commissioner Richards has his academic and professional background in economics and accounting and holds a Ph.D. and M.A., both in economics, from Cornell University, New York.
Dr. Richards also earned an M.A. and B.A. in economics and history from Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada.
He is a practicing member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Eastern Caribbean.
The commissioners and staff of the ECSRC Secretariat are extending congratulations to the chairman and deputy chairman in their new roles.
The ECSRC is the regulator of securities business in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU), consisting of member-countries Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.