OUR VISION
“To be recognized globally as a trusted and relevant resource 
in Barbados to Chartered Accountants and the wider community”
   ANDREW BRATHWAITE | PRESIDENT 

Andrew Brathwaite has been a member of Council since 2002 and is the President of ICAB for 2017-2018, having previously served as President, Vice-President, and Treasurer of ICAB.  He is also the current Chairman of ICAB’s Legislation and By-Law Review Committee.  A practitioner with 25 years of experience in the profession, Andrew is an Audit Partner at KPMG Barbados, and is a Practising Member and Fellow of ICAB, as well as a member of the Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants of Nova Scotia.  Prior to joining KPMG in 2015, Andrew ran his own small accounting firm for 10 years, providing audit, accounting and tax services to small and medium sized businesses.  

He has presented on auditing and financial reporting standards in Barbados and the Caribbean and served for six years as a member of the SME Implementation Group of the IFRS Foundation, having been appointed in 2010 as one of its inaugural members.  Most recently, Andrew has been appointed as a member of IFAC’s Small and Medium Practices (SMP) Committee for a three-year term commencing on January 1, 201

LISA PADMORE |

VICE  PRESIDENT

 Lisa Padmore is an assurance partner at EY Caribbean, resident in Barbados.  She has enjoyed approximately 25 years of public accounting experience serving as engagement lead partner for large, complex clients in the retail, import distribution, manufacturing and construction sectors in Barbados and within the wider Caribbean.  Over the years, Lisa has also successfully led the transition of large groups from competitor firms, allowing them to concentrate on running their business.

Lisa was the 4th female President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Barbados (ICAB).  She is currently the Vice President of ICAB, the Vice-Chairman of the Barbados Chapter of CPA Canada, the Chairman of the Membership Committee of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Caribbean and from 1 January 2017 became the CPA Canada representative on the Professional Accountancy Office (PAO) Development Committee of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC). In the past Lisa has served as Vice-President of Finance and Administration Committee with the Barbados Chamber of Commerce & Industry, the treasurer of Empire Club, a director of the Cricket Franchise Barbados Inc. (a subsidiary of the Barbados Cricket Association), the company that manages the Barbados Pride Cricket team.

 

Lisa is an active member of the Anglican Community in Barbados and currently serves as member of the choir and a Eucharist minister at the Church of Christ the King. Her interests also include dance and drama.  Lisa is married and has 2 daughters, ages 15 and 12 years.
Associations
Fellow of CPA Canada – Province of British Columbia, Canada
Fellowship and practising member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Barbados
 

EDUCATION

A 1988 Barbados Scholar
1991 - Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting/Management Information Systems from McGill University, Montreal, Canada
  
  LISA ALLEYNE |  SECRETARY
Lisa Alleyne is the Campus Bursar at the University of The West Indies, and has held that post for the past seven years.  As Campus Bursar she is responsible for the finances at the Campus.  She worked at KPMG Barbados from 1998 to 1999 being engaged in audits ranging from telecommunications to offshore insurance companies, before moving to the University of The West Indies in December 1999.  Lisa has a BSc (Hons) in Accounting, a Fellow of the Certified and Chartered Accountants of Scotland, an MBA from Oxford Brookes University, is a Fellow of ICAB and a Member of Institute of Management Accountants (CMI).

She joined ICAB in 2014 as a member of the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Committee and later joined Council as a member in 2015.  She is currently Deputy Chair of the CPD Committee.


 PATRICK HINKSON  

Patrick Hinkson joined the Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in 2001 and was President during the Period 2006 to 2008, having previously served as Vice-President and Treasurer.

Patrick became a Chartered Professional Accountant, formerly Certified General Accountant, in 1996 and a Fellow Chartered Accountant of ICAB in 2007.  He also holds a Practicing Certificate from the Institute. His professional career spans over 25 years and covers a wide range of industries which include assurance and advisory, diversified conglomerates, telecommunications and general insurance.  Patrick is currently Chief Financial Officer for Sagicor General Insurance Inc., a regional general insurance company based in Barbados.
           



H. WAYNE LOVELL     

Wayne Lovell is a former leader of the Tax Practice at KPMG Barbados, and has extensive experience in domestic, regional and international tax planning and tax advisory, direct and indirect tax compliance, tax support and Value Added Tax services, as well as International Executive Services and tax planning for high net-worth individuals.  He was a member of the Task Force assembled by the Central Bank of Barbados for the implementation of FATCA, and has participated in regular updates and made presentations domestically and regionally on this topic.

Wayne is the Chairman of ICAB’s Tax Committee and represents the Institute on the Barbados Government’s Treaty Negotiating Team, the Global Forum on transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes, the United Nations, and relevant organisations involved in tax and investment treaty negotiations.  He is a former part-time Lecturer in Taxation at the University of the West Indies, the Barbados Community College and the Certified General Accountants (CGA Canada) Programme, and now assists the Graduate Studies Department of the UWI in a post graduate course on international tax planning.

 

WENDY SEALY   
A practitioner with 23 years of experience in the profession, Mrs. Wendy Sealy is the Managing Director of a local consultancy company.  She started her career at KPMG, gaining experience in public accounting having worked on small and medium sized engagements for clients in the telecommunications sector, credit unions and International Business Companies.

Wendy later moved on to Sagicor Life Inc. (formerly Barbados Mutual Life Assurance Society) where, after playing various roles, she was promoted to Vice President Finance.  Apart from being the lead in the Finance function at Sagicor Life Inc, Wendy played critical roles in various special projects throughout her career in the Sagicor Group, including business combinations and the demutualization. 

Wendy is a Fellow of ICAB, as well as a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (U.K.).   She became a member of Council in 2017 and is a mentor with The Cherry Tree Trust.           

 
  DIANE WEEKES - MARSHALL     
 Diana Weekes-Marshall is a Fellow with both the ACCA and ICAB. She is a Chartered Accountant who currently lecturers in Accounting and Auditing at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus. Her professional career commenced at Ernst & Young and then progressed on to management positions within an offshore reinsurance company. During this time, she commenced lecturing on a part-time basis. She later went into consultancy and in 2009 became a full-time lecturer.

Diana has been an active member of ICAB since 1999, and was elected to serve on Council and its Executive Committee during 2008-2011. During that time, she served as Secretary (2008-2010) and as Treasurer (2011). She has held the position of Chair, Ethics Committee and was previously a long-standing member of the CPD Committee. At UWI, she is currently Chair for the Accounting, Investments and Financial Management Subject Area Group and works closely with the ACCA, Canadian CPA and the Accounting Student's Association which she successfully spearheaded in 2009. As an academic, her research interests are corporate governance, risk management and accounting education. She has also presented papers at a number of regional and international academic conferences and has a number of papers published in peer-review journals.  Diana became a member of Council again in 2017.

  DARSHANI WORKMAN    

Darshani Workman was admitted to ICAB in 2008 and elected to Council in May 2017 having previously served on the CPD sub-committee and the 2013 ICAC Conference Planning Committee.  Currently she is serving her third year on the Communications Committee where she is a writer and interviewer.

Born and bred in Guyana, Darshani has spent most of her professional life in Barbados in the Real Estate & Hospitality related industries.  While an ACCA student in Guyana Darshani served on a Students’ Services Council and similarly, now looks forward to making a productive contribution in the accounting profession through ICAB.

Darshani is cognisant of her civic duties and volunteers with Optimist International for fulfilment.


  HANIF PATEL     

Hanif Patel is a founding partner and the Managing Partner of BDO Barbados formerly Ward, Patel & Co.  He has been a member of Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Barbados since 2011. Hanif Patel is a practitioner with over 35 years’ experience in audit, tax and consultancy. He is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Barbados. Until March 2017, Hanif was a member of Accounting and Auditing Standards Committee, which he joined in the latter half of the 1990’s.  During this time he spent three years as Chairman of this Committee.

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