Published 28 January, 2021
Buckie Got It, St. Kitts and Nevis News Source
Mr. Timothy N. J. Antoine, a national of Grenada, assumed duties as the third Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) on 1 February 2016.
Mr. Antoine is an economist and development practitioner by training, experience and passion. He holds a BSc Degree in Economics with Management from the University of the West Indies and an MSc Degree in Social Policy and Planning in Developing Countries from the London School of Economics.
Before assuming the office of Governor, Mr. Antoine had a 22-year distinguished career with the Government of Grenada. Much of that time (14 years), he served as Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Finance.
He is the recipient of The Order of Grenada Gold Award for Excellence (2016). He has also been conferred with an Honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters by St. George’s University for services to Grenada and St. George’s University (2018).
Mr. Antoine has contributed to the development of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) and wider Caribbean by serving on several regional and international boards and committees including:
– Chairman, ECCU Technical Core Committee on Insurance
– Chairman, Governance Reform Committee, Board of Directors, Caribbean Development Bank
– Director, Eastern Caribbean Central Bank
– Director, Small Countries Financial Management Centre, Isle of Man
– Director, Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF SPC)
From November 2005 to November 2007, Mr. Antoine served as Advisor to the Executive Director for Canada, Ireland and the Caribbean in the World Bank Group and was based in Washington D.C.
At present, he is the Chairman of the Eastern Caribbean Home Mortgage Bank and the Chairman of the Eastern Caribbean Securities Exchange.