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Entry in the IOC 2009
Country LCA (Saint Lucia)
Born 18 April 1948
Bachelor of Science in Economics, University of the West Indies; Bachelor Commerce, University of Windsor (Canada); Chartered Accountant, Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants; Chartered Accountant, OECS Institute of Chartered Accountants

Accountant, KPMG Saskatoon, Canada (1972–1976); Supervisor and Partner, KPMG Saint Lucia (1977–1989); Partner, Price Waterhouse Saint Lucia (1989–1997); Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers East Caribbean (1997–); President of the Saint Lucia Chamber of Commerce (1990-1992); Chairman of the National Economic Council of Saint Lucia (2002–2006); Honorary Consul for Spain in Saint Lucia (1993–)

Sports practised
Cricket, football and tennis

Sports career
Represented Trinity College in cricket in Trinidad and Tobago (1960 – 1968); represented campus in football at the University of the West Indies (1969 – 1971); played commercial league football in Saskatoon (Canada) (1972 – 1975)

Sports administration
President of the St Lucia Olympic Committee (1992 -); member of the Finance Committee of the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) (1998 – 2003); Treasurer of the Pan-American Sports Organisation (PASO) (2000 -); Treasurer of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ACNO) (2006-); member of various commissions for the Pan-American Games (2003, 2007, 2011)

IOC History
Member of the technical working group, appointed by the IOC President, to discuss, prepare and propose the content and definition of the basic universal principles of good governance (2007-2008); member of the six Olympic Solidarity offices coordination group (2006-); member of the following Commissions: Finance (2010-2014), Olympic Solidarity (2006-2014), Marketing (2014-), Olympic Philately, Numismatic and Memorabilia (2014-2015), Women in Sport (2015-)