Brian James joined the National Bank of the Virgin Islands as the Chief Policy and Research Officer (CPRO) in March 2019. He has worked in the financial services industry for the last twenty (20) years. As CPRO, Brian is responsible for the leadership and oversight of all research and policy development activities of the Bank. His role is critical in reinforcing the foundation necessary to build a more resilient National Bank and the institutionalization of industry best practices.

Prior to joining NBVI he served as the Chief Financial Officer of a financial institution in St Kitts and as a Bank Examiner with the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank. In earlier years, Brian served as the Finance and Administrative Officer of a major indigenous financial institution.

Professional Qualifications:
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), 2017
Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), British Columbia, 2017
Certified General Accountant (CGA), 2017
Certificate – International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS), 2017
Master of Science in Finance and Investments (Merit), 2015
Bachelor of Science – Applied Accounting (Hons), 2013
Associate of the Institute of Canadian Bankers (AICB), 2009