The Public Accountancy Board (PAB) regrets to advise of the passing of Acting President, Mr. Garth Kiddoe who died on Friday, September 6, 2019. Mr. Kiddoe served as Vice President of the Public Accountancy Board (PAB) since 2014, having been a member of the Board since 2000.
He served as Chairman of the Practice Monitoring Committee of the PAB and, at the time of his passing, was Acting President of the PAB.
He was a member of the Board of Directors of the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE), Chairman of the Jamaica Central Securities Depository (JCSD) Limited and JCSD Trustee Services Limited, as well as Chairman of the Board of the Governors of the JSE e-Learning Campus. He also served on sub-committees of the JSE including Regulatory and Market Oversight, Audit and
Mr. Kiddoe was President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica (ICAJ) from 2001 to 2003 and President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Caribbean (ICAC) from 2005 to 2007. At ICAJ he served on several committees, including Admissions, Continuing Professional Development, Future of the Profession, Public Sector, Taxation and Public Relations and Publications.
In January 2002 he was appointed Dean of the Faculty of Business and Management at the University of Technology, Jamaica. The Faculty of Business and Management comprises the Schools of Business Administration and Hospitality & Tourism Management. As Dean of the Faculty, he was responsible for the co-ordination, implementation and monitoring of all academic and administrative policies and procedures within the Faculty.
Garth Kiddoe originally pursued undergraduate studies in Electrical Engineering at the University of the West Indies and held several positions in the field of engineering. He is a Past President of the Jamaica Institution of Engineers and was also Chairman of the Engineering Programmes Accreditation Committee of the Professional Engineers Registration Board from 2012 to 2016.