Mr. Bruce L. Scott, FCA, FCCA, CISA was elected President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica (ICAJ) at a meeting of Council following the 50th Annual General Meeting which was held on July 30, 2015 at the ICAJ Secretariat in Kingston. Mr. Scott is the Partner responsible for the Risk and Controls Practice at PwC Jamaica and PwC Caribbean Region of Network Firms.
His professional experience spans approximately 25 years at PwC, working in Jamaica and the Caribbean region and includes six months working at PwC Toronto. Mr. Scott also worked on a PwC Global product development team where he was responsible for one of the work streams.
A member of Council since 2009, Mr. Scott succeeds Mr. Dennis Chung who served as President over the past two years. He is a former Chairman of the ICAJ’s Membership and Public Relations and Publications Committees, and chaired a Funding Sub-Committee, which was designed to increase ways in which ICAJ is funded. He currently serves as Chairman of the Property Development Committee.
He has extensive experience helping companies develop and maintain their internal audit departments and enterprise and operational risk management infrastructures and conducting financial statements audits.
Mr. Scott is a Chartered Certified Accountant with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, a Certified Public Accountant through the state of Colorado, a Certified Internal Auditor, and is certified in Risk and Information System Control, among several other certifications, including an MBA in Finance from the University of Manchester (UK) Manchester Business School. Mr. Scott was one of the youngest graduates ever to qualify as a Chartered Accountant in the Caribbean at the age of 21.
He is an itinerant preacher and a regular conference speaker. He recently co-authored an article titled, “Completing the ERM Circle,” which was published in the Institute of Internal Auditors’ (IIA) UK magazine as well as a whitepaper for the IIA. His hobbies include golfing and reading.