governance structure

Whitfield Harris

Deputy Chairman

BSc , M.A


Appointed as Deputy Chairman of the Board by the Eastern Caribbean Bank Monetary Council on 25 June 2020.

Mr Harris was first appointed to the Board by the Minister of Finance in the Government of Antigua and Barbuda on 29 April 2016 for a term of three years, and subsequently reappointed by the Minister on 29 April 2019 and 29 April 2022, each being for a three-year term. Director Harris chairs the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors.

Mr Harris is the Financial Secretary at the Ministry of Finance in the Government of Antigua and Barbuda and has held this position for the past 20 years. Prior to his appointment as the Financial Secretary, Mr Harris occupied the positions of Budget Director, Permanent Secretary, Inspector of Banks and Internal Auditor within the Government of Antigua and Barbuda. Mr Harris earned his BSc in Accounting from the Southern Nazarene University, and his M.A in Economics and Social Studies from the University of Manchester.