The St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla National Bank Limited (National) was incorporated in 1971 under the Companies Act Chapter 335, and was re-registered under the new Companies Act No. 22 of 1996 in 1999.
The bank and its branches are licensed by the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank, under the applicable Banking Act 2015, to carry on banking business in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union.
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The Bank is led by a visionary and experienced team of financial services professionals.
Donald Thompson, Acting CEO
Mr. Donald Thompson formerly served as the Chief Retail Banking Officer (CRBO) at the St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla National Bank Limited. He held that position for the past eight years, following stints as Head of Internal Audit and Compliance for the Bank. He has been with the Bank for the past 18 years.
Prior to joining National Bank, Donald served as the accountant at the Eastern Caribbean Home Mortgage Bank and as a financial auditor with the international accounting firm, KPMG, in the Netherlands Antilles. He also lectured in financial accounting at the University of St. Martin.
Donald currently serves as Chairman of the Eastern Caribbean Automated Clearing House Services Incorporated (ECACHSI), a company that is owned by the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank and all of the clearing banks in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union. He has held the post since the inception of the company and, as Chairman, spearheaded the implementation of the first ever automated clearing house in the Eastern Caribbean.
In addition, Donald serves as a Director on the Board of Directors of the Caribbean Association of Banks, a community of banks and other financial institutions in the Caribbean/Caricom Region, where he represents the Eastern Caribbean and Barbados. He also serves on the Council of the Eastern Caribbean Institute of Chartered Accountants (St. Kitts-Nevis Branch) as a Director.
Donald graduated from San Francisco State University with a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in accounting and from Morehead State University (Kentucky, USA) with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA).
He also holds an International Diploma in Compliance, from Manchester Business School and the International Compliance Association in the United Kingdom, and is an accredited director having obtained the Accredited Director designation from the Institute of Chartered Secretaries Association of Canada.
Anthony Galloway, Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Anthony holds a Masters of Arts (MA) in Banking and Finance from Sheffield Hallam University and has a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree, Accounting and Data Processing Combined (Hons), from the University of Leeds. He is member of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (ACCA) and was granted fellowship in 2008. He is a part time facilitator for the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank’s Savings and Investment Course.
He has over twenty years banking experience and has worked in various senior positions in the Bank including Manager of the Comptroller Division and Principal to Eastern Caribbean Securities Exchange for the Bank’s Brokerage Department.
Anthony Galloway has been with the Bank since 1994 and is the Chief Financial Officer. He is also a Certified Internal Auditor.
Bernice Grant-Kelly, Chief Electronic Services Officer (CESO)
Bernice Grant Kelly holds a Masters of Science in Finance from Leicester University and has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting from the University of the Virgin Islands. She is a part-time lecturer at the Clarence Fitzroy Bryant College (UWI Level One).
Bernice joined the BankCard Division in 2005 and has received training from Visa Business School and attended career related courses facilitated by Visa and MasterCard.
Prior to joining the Bank she worked in the hospitality and wholesale industry in the capacity of Chief Accountant at Four Seasons Resort Nevis, and Manager Marketing and Sales, Delisle Walwyn St. Kitts.
Bernice currently holds the position of Chief Electronic Services Officer with responsibility for Electronic Services as well as the Issuing and Acquiring of Bank Card portfolios.
Jacqueline Hewlett, Chief Risk and Compliance Officer (CRCO)
Jacqueline Hewlett completed her secondary school education at the Basseterre Senior High School. She received a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Modern Languages and Linguistics from the University of the West Indies. Prior to working in the financial services sector, she spent several years as a teacher of French and Spanish in St. Kitts and Antigua.
Jacqueline holds an Executive Diploma in Management and a Masters in Business Administration (Distinction) from the University of the West Indies. She holds an International Certificate in Banking Risk and Regulations, and is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist, and a Certified Fraud Examiner. In Antigua, she served as Head of Supervisory (Internal Audit) at the Community First Co-Operative Credit Union, and as Compliance Specialist at Antigua Commercial Bank.
Jacqueline is currently the Chief Risk and Compliance Officer with responsibility for the Group's AML/CFT Compliance, as well as its Enterprise Risk Management.
The Bank is a public limited company with the majority shareholder being the Federal Government of St. Kitts & Nevis. The shares are traded on the Eastern Caribbean Securities Market.
The Bank, operated in St. Kitts and Nevis, is regulated by the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank, and is subject to the provisions of the Banking Act No. 4 of 2004.
National has grown in share capital from $50,000 to $135 million capturing 51% of the market share and realizing a profit in each year of operation.
The Bank has four branches, three in St. Kitts and one in Nevis and acquired the following subsidiaries:
- National Bank Trust Company (St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla) Limited, established 1972.
- National Caribbean Insurance Company Limited (NCIC), established 1973.
- St. Kitts and Nevis Mortgage and Investment Company Limited (MICO),