Andrew Brathwaite was appointed to the IFAC SMP Advisory Group (SMPAG) in January 2018. He was nominated by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Barbados.
Mr. Brathwaite is currently the principal of a small accounting and auditing practice in Barbados. Prior to this he was an Audit Partner with KPMG in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean. He has almost 25 years of experience in the profession, providing audit, tax, and business advisory service to a wide range of SMEs in various industries.
Mr. Brathwaite was the President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Barbados between May 2017 and May 2019, having previously served in that capacity from May 2010 to May 2012. He has served on the Council's Institute since 2002, chairing a number of committees and also served for six years as a director and alternate director of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Caribbean. Mr. Brathwaite served as a member of the SME Implementation Group of the IFRS Foundation from 2010 to 2016. He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Barbados and a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Nova Scotia.