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Dionne Morrison-Shakir appointed as new Accountant-General

Dionne Morrison-Shakir, the Accountant-General (Photograph supplied)

The appointment of a new accountant-general was announced by the Government this afternoon.

A spokeswoman for the Ministry of Finance said that Dionne Morrison-Shakir took up the post on August 1.

She added: “Mrs Morrison-Shakir is a chartered accountant with over 20 years of post-qualification experience.

“She holds a master of business administration (finance) from Manchester Business School.

“She joined the Accountant-General’s Department in February 2009 as consultant management accountant and, in March 2012, assumed the post of department comptrollera.

“In August 2014, Mrs Morrison-Shakir was promoted to Assistant Accountant-General.”-

The spokeswoman added: “As Accountant-General, Mrs Morrison-Shakir will work under the direction of the Financial Secretary in the Ministry of Finance and will be responsible for the overall operational, financial, strategic management and administration of the Accountant-General’s Department.”

Curtis Stovell was the Accountant-General until January 2021, when Ms Morrison-Shakir took up the post on an acting basis before being permanently appointed to it.

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Published September 29, 2022 at 7:39 am (Updated September 29, 2022 at 7:39 am)

Dionne Morrison-Shakir appointed as new Accountant-General

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