JSE Conference 2009 – Mr. Hillary Deveaux Executive Director Bahamas Securities Commission


Executive Director

Securities Commission of The Bahamas

 Mr. Hillary Deveaux has held the position of Executive Director of the Securities Commission of The Bahamas since December 1, 2002.

 He received his education at Iowa State University; the London School of Economics; and Cambridge University.

 Mr. Deveaux was appointed Secretary to the Securities Board (the predecessor to the Commission) on June 1, 1997. Prior to joining the Commission, he served as General Manager of the Bahamas Agricultural and Industrial Corporation. Other appointments include Project Officer, Caribbean Development Bank in Barbados; Manager of the Eurodollar Division, Bank of New Providence; Money Market Manager, Chemical International Finance Ltd. (a wholly owned subsidiary of Chemical Bank, which is now J.P. Morgan) in New York; and Assistant Director, Research Department, Central Bank of the Bahamas.

 Mr. Deveaux has been an Evening Lecturer in Statistics and Economics at the College of the Bahamas, a Lecturer in Economics and Banking & Finance at the University of Wales Institute of Science and Technology in Cardiff, Wales, and a Teaching Assistant and Lecturer in Economics at Iowa State University.

 Mr. Deveaux has served as Chairman of the Caribbean Group of Securities Regulators and Chairman of the Group of Financial Services Regulators in The Bahamas. He currently serves in the following capacities: Chairman of the CARICOM Regional Capital Markets Committee, Chairman of the Negotiating Group in Services in the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) and member of The Bahamas Trade Commission.