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Biography

Hon George A. McCarthy OBE, JP, CPA
Name:
Hon George A. McCarthy OBE, JP, CPA
Title:
First official member, Chief Secretary
Address:
Government Administration Building, George Town, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
Biography:
Mr. McCarthy served as Financial Secretary for twelve years and became Chief Secretary in November 2004.
His career as a civil servant started in the Internal Audit Department in 1974. He was promoted several times, moving on to become Deputy Financial Secretary in 1985. Mr. McCarthy qualified as a CPA in 1987 and then spent a few years on secondment to Ernst and Young. He was appointed Financial Secretary in 1992.
He and wife Aaliya have two daughters.