**Annual General Meeting 2002**

The Bahamas Financial Services Board held its Annual General Meeting on Thursday, September 12, at the British Colonial Hilton Hotel.

At that time, members present elected 19 incoming Directors. These financial services industry professionals join existing ex-officio Directors who serve on BFSB’s Board as representatives of 10 Professional Industry Associations. In addition, the Hon. James Smith, Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance is the appointed Government Representative to the Board, and CEO/Executive Director Wendy C. Warren also serves ex-officio.

The elected Directors are:

Mrs. Betty Roberts, Managing Director of Private Banking, SG Hambros Bank & Trust (Bahamas) Ltd.;

Mr. Brian Moree, Senior Partner, McKinney, Bancroft & Hughes;

Mr. Bruce Bell, Managing Director, Oceanic Bank and Trust Ltd.;

Mr. Bruno Roberts, Executive Director & Chief Operations Officer, The Private Trust Corporation Ltd.;

Ms. Catherine Gibson, Senior Relationship Manager and Assistant Vice President, Citibank Global Corporate & Investment Bank;

Mr. David Thain, General Manager, Arner Bank & Trust (Bahamas) Ltd.;

Mr. Geoffrey Hooper, Chairman, The Winterbotham Trust Company Limited;

Mr. Gregor Maissen, President & Chief Executive Officer, Banque SCS Alliance (Nassau) Ltd.;

Mr. John Delaney, Partner, Higgs & Johnson;

Mr. John Richard Evans, Principal, Deloitte & Touche, Bahamas and Managing Director, Deloitte & Touche Corporate Services Ltd.;

Mr. Kenrick Brathwaite, Senior Manager, Cable Beach Branch, Commonwealth Bank Ltd.;

Mr. Michael Paton, Partner and Head of Financial Services Group, Lennox Paton;

Mr. Michael Scott, Senior Partner, Callenders & Co.;

Mr. Owen Bethel, President and Managing Director, Montaque Securities International Ltd. and Resident Director, Star Capital Group of Companies;

Mrs. Pamela Klonaris, Partner, Klonaris & Co.;

Mrs. Rhonda McDeigan-Eldridge, Managing Director, Fortis Fund Services (Bahamas) Ltd.;

Mr. Robert Lotmore, President & Managing Director, Thorand Bank & Trust Ltd.;

Mr. Sean Longley, Senior Associate and Chief Financial Officer, Colina Financial Advisors Ltd.; and

Ms. Suzanne Black, Managing Director, Black & Associates Limited.

**Industry Collaboration**

The Industry Association Representatives serviing on BFSB’s Board of Directors are:

Andrew Law, Association of International Banks & Trust Companies (AIBT);

Mr. Colin Jones, Bahamas General Insurance Association (BGIA);

Mr. David Morley, Bahamas Real Estate Association (BREA);

Mrs. Diane Pindling, Bahamas Association of Mutual Fund Administrators (BAMFA);

Mr. Gerald Strachan, Bahamas Association of Life and Health Insurers (BALHI);

Ms. Heather Thompson, Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP);

Mrs. Natasha Bastian, Bahamas Association of Compliance Officers (BACO);

Mr. Peter Carey, Bahamas Society of Financial Analysts (BSFA);

Dr. Peter Maynard, Bahamas Bar Association (BBA); and

Mr. Wayne Aranha, Bahamas Institute of Chartered Accountants (BICA).

Photo Shows (sitting, left to right): Ian D. Fair (outgoing Chairman), Catherine Gibson, Wendy C. Warren, Pamela Klonaris, Betty Roberts, and Gregory Cleare (outgoing Treasurer). Standing (left to right): Michael Paton, Andrew Law, Michael Scott, Sean Longley, Diane Pindling, Gregor Maissen, J. Richard Evans, and Robert Lotmore.