Chairmanship of the Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) will be transferred to the Honourable Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerritt, Council Member for the Commonwealth of Dominica during the official Handing Over Ceremony on 21 July in the Commonwealth of Dominica.
Prime Minister Skerritt will succeed the Outgoing Chairman, the Honourable Gaston Browne, Council Member for Antigua and Barbuda.
The Monetary Council is the highest decision making authority of the ECCB and comprises the eight Ministers for Finance of the ECCB member governments. Chairmanship of the Council is rotated alphabetically each year among the eight ECCB member countries: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, The Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, St Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia and St Vincent and the Grenadines.
Following the Handing Over Ceremony, the Council will convene for its 88th Meeting where it will receive the ECCB Governor’s Report.