The Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) would like to specially congratulate the Honorable Attorney General Rhondalee Braithwaite-Knowles on her appointment and wish her every success. The CFATF, today chaired by a woman, the Honorable Madam Allyson Maynard Gibson, continues to have prominent and committed women such as Rhondalee, who significantly contribute to shape the present and the future of the organization. See official press release below.
NEW ATTORNEY GENERAL APPOINTED IN TURKS AND CAICOS
Rhondalee Braithwaite-Knowles has been appointed the new Attorney General of the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI), His Excellency the Governor, Peter Beckingham, announced this Monday, 24 February 2014.
Beckingham informed the TCI Premier, the Hon Dr Rufus Ewing, and the Leader of the Opposition, the Hon Sharlene Cartwright Robinson, and this morning before making the following statement:
"Rhondalee Knowles' was the outstanding candidate in an open and keenly fought selection process, which included international candidates from the Caribbean and Europe.
"I have worked closely with Rhondalee since my arrival last October, and she has always impressed me with her professional judgement, energy, and willingness to make tough decisions.
"I look forward to continuing to work with her in what is one of the key positions in TCI life.
"That the TCI is now one of a few UK Overseas Territories to have an Attorney General from its own citizens, is an added bonus.
"This is a good day for Rhondalee, a great example to others, and something we should all celebrate."
Braithwaite-Knowles was Acting Attorney General of the TCI since October 2013.
The position was advertised in the TCI local press and internationally. Twenty six applications were received with five candidates selected for interview.
The recruitment panel appointed by the Governor was constituted as follows: Mrs Anya Williams, TCI Deputy Governor; Hon. Samuel Bulgin, Attorney General of the Cayman Islands; Dr. Beatrice Fulford, Chairman Public Service Commission; Mr. Patrick Boyle, Governor’s Office; Mark Greenway, Director Human Resources, TCI Government.