- Director of Energy Production
Ruth Forbes serves as Senior Vice President of Corporate Services, Chief Financial Officer, and Company Secretary for FortisTCI Ltd in the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI). Her responsibilities include overseeing the Customer Service, Corporate Communications, Human Resources, Supply Chain Management, Finance, Internal Audit, and Legal functions within the company. Prior to joining FortisTCI in 2006, she worked as Senior Auditor at PWC (formerly PriceWaterhouseCoopers).
Among many outstanding initiatives at FortisTCI, Mrs. Forbes spearheaded the “Investors in People Certification” initiative, in which the company became the first in TCI to receive such designation. She also led the Company’s first US Private Placement Financing Transaction and its inaugural credit rating initiative with S&P (BBB). FortisTCI is the first private company in TCI to achieve Investor Grade Credit Rating.
Mrs. Forbes has a Diploma in Business Administration (Honors) from University of Technology, Kingston, Jamaica and a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Barry University, Florida, USA. She successfully completed the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examinations in 2003 and Certified Management Accountant (CMA) in 2014.
She is a former Director of the Turks and Caicos Airports Authority Board and Turks and Caicos National Insurance Board. Mrs. Forbes recently founded and launched “Jewels Ablaze” a not-for-profit organization geared at mentoring, developing and supporting young women in the community.