Audit & Assurance
Resident Partner - Barbados & The Bahamas
2nd Terrace West
David is a partner in the Canadian firm who has been on a long-term secondment to the Caribbean since 2009. He currently splits his time between the Bahamas and the Barbados offices where he leads a number of audits of public companies, multinationals, government institutions and SME’s.
His ability to adapt quickly to diverse local environments and cultures has seen his career take him to reside in various international locations including the UK, South Africa, Kenya, Tanzania, BVI, Trinidad, Barbados and the Bahamas. He has been an audit partner with Deloitte for 15 years and during that time has managed a number of high profile audit relationships.
David has developed significant experience across all sectors of the global economy during his time as an audit partner with Deloitte in various parts of the world. During his time in Africa his client base included a number of multi-nationals in the manufacturing, retail, agricultural and tourism sectors as well as Non-Governmental Organisations. In the Caribbean, he has been responsible for a large number of clients in the financial services sectors including retail and offshore banks, insurance companies and investment companies. His industry experience also covers energy and resources, manufacturing, retail, not for profit, healthcare and government entity audits. He has strong technical knowledge of IFRS and related professional standards and has spoken at various conferences on technical subject matter during his career.
David leads the audit practice for the Barbados office and oversees the timely and quality delivery of audit services to clients in Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean and the Bahamas. He is the Practice Review Director for the Caribbean & Bermuda region of Deloitte which involves overseeing the quality of audits and internal quality control systems across the various offices. David is also the risk leader for the Barbados office was previously the banking and securities leader for the Caribbean region. He is also the country representative in Barbados for the British Caribbean Chamber of Commerce.
He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (ICAEW), Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA) the Institute Chartered Accountants of Trinidad & Tobago (ICATT) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Barbados (ICAB).