**Philip Stubbs
Managing Partner
Ernst & Young**

The Ministry of Financial Services and Investments has presented its 2006 “Minister’s Award” to Mr. Philip Stubbs of Ernst and Young.

Since 2002, the Ministry has presented this award as part of the **Financial Services Industry Excellence Awards** programme, recognising stellar performance within the industry.

The Hon. Vincent Peet, M.P., MFSI Minister, says Mr. Stubbs *“has helped to ensure that the financial services sector in The Bahamas remains strong and that it continues to grow and develop.”* Further, Mr. Stubbs is described as an encouraging mentor to those younger persons entering into the accounting profession. *“He exemplifies the values celebrated by this award and is a fitting example of the spirit of commitment to excellence for this sector,”* continues the Minister.

The Award was presented at BFSB’s annual FSI Excellence Awards Banquet on Saturday. At that time, his peers joined with the Ministry of Financial Services and Investments and the Bahamas Financial Services Board in paying tribute to this outstanding financial services practitioner.