Donald Thompson

ECACHSI DIRECTORS

Donald Thompson

Mr. Donald Thompson currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla National Bank Limited (NATIONAL) and has also held several other senior positions at the Bank since 1997.

Prior to joining NATIONAL, Donald served as the accountant at the Eastern Caribbean Home Mortgage Bank 1996 to 1997 and before that he worked in the external audit practice of KPMG in the Netherlands Antilles from 1993 to 1996.

Donald served as Chairman of the Eastern Caribbean Automated Clearing House Services Incorporated (ECACHSI) since the inception of the company in 2012, until his retirement in 2023, and spearheaded the implementation of the first ever automated clearing house in the Eastern Caribbean.

Donald also served 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 represented the Eastern Caribbean and Barbados from 2015 to 2019. 

He also served on the Board of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Caribbean (ICAC) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Eastern Caribbean (ICAEC) in the role of Treasurer.  He continues to serve as a Director on the Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Eastern Caribbean (St. Kitts and Nevis Branch) where he is the Immediate Past President.

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) and holds an International Diploma in Compliance, from Manchester Business School and the International Compliance Association. 

Donald is an Accredited Director, having received the designation from the Institute of Chartered Secretaries Association of Canada.