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Leighton McKnight

Leighton McKnight brings to the Board over 36 years of extensive and diversified experience in areas such as audit, taxation, financial management, reporting, business advisory services, and management consulting.

Leighton recently retired as the Territory Leader/Senior Partner of  PricewaterhouseCoopers [PwC] Jamaica, one of the premier professional services firms in the island. He was also the firm’s markets’ leader and a member of PwC Caribbean Region’s Core Leadership Team where he served as the Diversity, Equality & Inclusion Leader. He also served as the region’s Advisory Leader and locally as managing partner, assurance leader and human capital leader.

He is a graduate of the University of the West Indies; a graduate of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants, a Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica, and a Fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

He is currently an Executive in Residence at the Mona School of Business and Management at the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus.

Leighton is a renowned member of the Kiwanis International movement and currently is a Trustee on its Eastern Canada & the Caribbean District board. He has given decades of service to this organization and his contributions have been recognized with several prestigious awards.

In 2013, he was appointed to the Order of Distinction, Commander Class by the Government of Jamaica for outstanding contribution in the area of Public Service, Philanthropy and Community Service.

He is married to Dr. Novelette McKnight and is the proud father of son, Diego.