Mrs. Pamela Monroe Ellis became a member of the IFAC Board in November 2012. She was nominated by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica (ICAJ).
As the Auditor General of Jamaica, a position she has held since 2008, Mrs. Monroe Ellis is responsible for the effective management of the government’s financial management systems as well as the provision of advice on compliance with financial management policies. She has a key interest in the promotion of the visibility and relevance of the accountancy profession as an integral component of national development.
Mrs. Monroe Ellis is a Fellow of the ICAJ; she currently serves as chairman of the Investigations Committee and on the Public Sector and Audit Practice Committees. She is also a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), a member of ISACA, and an associate member of the Institute of Internal Auditors.
Mrs. Monroe Ellis serves on a number of government accountability bodies, including the Audit Commission, the Integrity Commission, and the Commission for the Prevention of Corruption. She is also chairperson of the Government Senior Financial Administration and Audit Selection Board and participates in the National Integrity Action Forum.
Mrs. Monroe Ellis also serves on regional and international organizations, including the Caribbean Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions, the ACCA Global Forum for the Public Sector, and the International Association of Supreme Audit Institutions’ working group on the Value and Benefit of Supreme Audit Institutions.
Mrs. Monroe Ellis spent the early part of her career at PwC as a staff accountant.