New accountant general named

Matthew Tibbetts has been named as the Cayman Islands government’s new accountant general, Deputy Governor Franz Manderson announced Wednesday. 

“I am delighted that we have identified another highly capable Caymanian for this important post,” Mr. Manderson said. 

Mr. Tibbetts is a certified public accountant and has served in the public sector for 14 years. 

His former government positions included deputy chief financial officer in the Ministry of Health, chief financial officer (designate) at the Health Services Authority and seven years as chief financial officer in the government Portfolio of the Civil Service. 

Most recently, he served as acting deputy chief officer in the Portfolio of the Civil Service. Mr. Tibbetts, who was appointed following a recruitment for the position, will take up his new post on Sept. 14.  

The accountant general is government’s principal accounting officer and is responsible for consolidating the government’s public sector budget and financial statements. 

Mr. Tibbetts

Mr. Tibbetts