Ms. Lorraine Headley – Chairman

Ms. Lorraine Headley was elected to the Board in April 2012. She developed her expertise in the Caribbean Tourism Industry in the early 1990’s as Tourism Economist at the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS). Ms. Headley gained experience in the private sector managing a large Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) funded tourism development programme on behalf of the Antigua Hotel Association. Ms. Headley held the position of Director General of Tourism for Antigua and Barbuda for two years and subsequently established her own consulting practice working with small hotels. She is a Director of a beachfront boutique hotel on the South West coast of Antigua. Ms. Headley obtained her first degree in Mathematics and Economics from Cambridge University and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of the West Indies.

Mr. Craig J. Walter – Vice-Chairman

Mr. Walter was elected to the Board in September 2008. He is currently the Accountant/Finance Director at the Eastern Caribbean Civil Aviation Authority (ECCAA) in Antigua. He is also a Certified Public Accountant and is member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Eastern Caribbean. Mr. Walter holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Accounting from the State University of New York at Geneseo.

Ms. Mavis George – Vice-Chairman

Ms. George was elected to the Board in September 2009. She is currently the General Manager of Antigua Fisheries Limited and has been employed with the institution for approximately 20 years. Ms. George holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration from the University of the West Indies; an Executive Diploma in Management, a Diploma in Accounting and a Certificate in Management from Japan International Corporation Agency (JCIA).

Mr. Reginald Peterson – Vice-Chairman

Mr. Peterson was re-elected to the Board in December, 2012. He previously served on the ACB Board during the period March, 1990 to September 2008. He is a retired teacher by profession, a small business operator and a farmer. He served for a period as the Assistant Director of Education with responsibility for vocational and technical education in the Ministry of Education. He holds a Bachelors of Education Degree. Mr. Peterson is also a Director/1st Vice President of the Lions Club of Antigua.

Mr. Michael F. Roberts – Director

Mr. Roberts was elected to the Board in December 2006 and was appointed to the Mortgage & Trust Board in October 2008. He is the Operations Manager at Caribbean Business Services & Supplies, a local printing company. Mr. Roberts, in 1993, completed four (4) years of study at Rochester Institute of Technology where he majored in Management Information Systems (MIS) and minored in International Relations. He served for four (4) years as Systems Analyst/Programmer within the Ministry of Finance in Antigua & Barbuda. He is also a member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries &Administrators (ICSA) and having completed the Directors Education and Accreditation Programme (DEAP) now holds the designation Acc. Dir. Mr. Roberts has represented the Bank at Corporate Governance Seminars and is currently a Director on the 4C’s Board.

Mrs. Sharon A. Matthew-Edwards – Director

Mrs. Matthew-Edwards was elected to the Board in April, 2015. She is a Chartered Accountant, 1994, with the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants, and the Council Secretary of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Eastern Caribbean, Antigua and Barbuda Branch (membership since 2002). Mrs. Matthew- Edwards obtained a Bachelor of Commerce degree (cum laude), with a double major in Accounting and Finance (1992) before becoming qualified as a Chartered Accountant. Her professional experience includes her employment with PricewaterhouseCoopers (1992 to 2010). She later opened her own accounting firm, Concord Business Associates in 2010. She has been actively involved in the Antigua and Barbuda Girl Guides Association as a Leader (1992-2012), the Antigua and Barbuda Waste Recycling Corporation (Board Secretary, from 2004), and served as a Board Member and Treasurer of the New Winthorpes Wesleyan Holiness Church (from 2005 to 2015).

Mr. Daryll S. Matthew – Director

Mr. Matthew was elected to the Board in April, 2015. He is currently the General Manager of J. Pinder Finance & Development Company Ltd. He holds a Master’s Degree in Geographic Information Management, specializing in Land Administration from the University of Twente’ - Enschede, Netherlands and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Aston University, United Kingdom. Mr. Matthew is also a Licensed Land Surveyor. He is the current President of the Antigua & Barbuda Basketball Association, a member of the Rotary Club of Antigua and a former Executive Member of the Antigua & Barbuda National Olympic Committee.

Ms. Sandra Derrick – Director

Ms. Derrick was elected to the Board in April, 2015. She is a financial consultant with over ten (10) years’ experience in finance, investments and project management. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University and a Masters of Business Administration in Finance and Decision Sciences from Kellogg School of Business at Northwestern University. She is also a Certified Financial Analyst and a member of the CFA Institute. Her work experiences, which have included international assignments, have spanned both private and public enterprises. She started in the technology field customizing databases before expanding into project and financial management. After managing the foreign currency reserves at the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank, she worked in the Ministry of Finance analyzing and solving financial complications.

Ms. Valerie Jeffery – – Director

Ms. Jeffery was elected to the Board in February, 2016. She is currently the Owner and CEO of Dispatch Services Antigua Ltd., an Airline Ground Handling Company with operations at the V.C. Bird International Airport, Coolidge, Antigua. She also sits as a Director on the Antigua & Barbuda Chamber of Commerce Board, the Adelin Medical Centre Board and the Medical Benefits Scheme Board. Ms. Jeffery has over forty-five (45) years of experience in the Airline Industry, having worked in the Caribbean, the United Kingdom and the United States of America. She is also a Certified International Air Transport Association (IATA) Instructor.