BFSB has selected its Student of the Year, recognising him last evening at the special Awards Dinner held each year to pay tribute to excellence in performance across the industry.


Edmund entered the College of the Bahamas (COB) in 2004, after completing his secondary high school education at Preston H. Albury High in Rock Sound, Eleuthera as Head Boy, Class President and Valedictorian. He received the highest BJC Results (Social Studies), the Ministry of Education’s Highest GPA (Eleuthera) award , and the Academic Excellence Award from the South Eleuthera Township. He was a member of GGYA and the Key Club.

He graduated from COB in 2010 with a BBA Degree, Accounting, with Distinction. While at COB, he began his career in banking at FirstCaribbean International Bank (2005), where he remains employed today as a Customer Care Officer. He has been actively involved in the Bank’s community outreach initiatives.

Edmund’s immediate goals are to complete the CPA exam and to begin practice in a public accounting firm.

The Student Award is supported by BFSB member firms Colina, CFAL and Societe Generale Private Banking, all of which contribute to providing funding for an Investment Account (with Investment Manager services for a full year) for the Award Recipient.

*SOTY Photo Caption: Left to Right – BFSB Chairman Paul Winder, Societe Generale Private Banking’s Renee Barrow, Deputy Prime Minister the Hon. T. Brent Symonette, Edmund T. Bain, and CFAL’s Sophia Thurston and Pamela Musgrove.*