Mr. Sixto P. Coy, FCA, FCCA, MBA was elected President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica (ICAJ) at a meeting of Council following the 54 th Annual General Meeting which was held on July 31, 2019 at the Knutsford Court Hotel in Kingston. Mr. Coy is the Managing Partner of Mair Russell Grant Thornton, Jamaica. He joined MRGT in 1985 as a junior accountant and was promoted through the ranks to partner in 1997.
A member of ICAJ since (September 8, 1994) and Council member of ICAJ since 2013, Mr.Coy has served in several capacities including, Chairman of ICAJ’s Legislation Review Committee, Chairman of the ICAJ's Continuing Professional Development Committee and also a member of ICAJ’s Accounting Standards Committee and Audit Practice Committee.
He succeeds Mr. Raymond Campbell who served as President over the past two years. Sixto has more than 30 years of professional experience working with companies in a variety of industries, including retail, manufacturing, distribution, hotel, airline and travel, property management, pension schemes, statutory bodies, credit unions, not-for-profit organizations and investment.
He served as Treasurer of the Rotary Club of Kingston for over 10 years as well as Treasurer of the Kingston College Old Boys’ Association. Throughout his work life, Mr. Coy has gained various professional qualifications including Fellow the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica (ICAJ) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). He also completed his Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exams in California in 2001 and received his master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Manchester Business School in 2004.