Carol-Ann Boothe, Director, Risk Management, KPMG (USA) and Chair of the JNA Membership Committee, Re-elected to the ACCA

Carol-Ann Boothe, Director, Risk Management, KPMG (USA) and Chair of the Jamaican Nationals Association of the Washington DC Metropolitan Area (JNA) Membership Committee, Re-elected to the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Governing Council in London at the Annual General Meeting on November 10, 2022

Carol-Ann Boothe, Director, Risk Management, KPMG (USA) and Co-Chair JNA Membership Committee, was re-elected for another three-year term to the ACCA governing Council representing the organization’s 241,000 members. Carol-Ann was amongst the 20 of 41 candidates from around the world that were successful in the Council elections and is the only Council member from the Caribbean.


Council members are a diverse group of 45 practitioners, academics, chief executives, chief risk officers, managing directors, and finance managers, who come from various countries around the world. Their knowledge, experience, and cross-sector, global perspectives drive the organization’s strategy. Council members act on behalf of the global membership and are responsible for ensuring that ACCA’s development continues in line with our stated mission and values.

About ACCA

ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is the global body for professional accountants.

We’re a thriving global community of 241,000 members and 542,000 future members based in 178 countries and regions, who work across a wide range of sectors and industries. We uphold the highest professional and ethical values.

We offer everyone everywhere the opportunity to experience a rewarding career in accountancy, finance and management. Our qualifications and learning opportunities develop strategic business leaders, forward-thinking professionals with the financial, business and digital expertise essential for the creation of sustainable organizations and flourishing societies.

Since 1904, being a force for public good has been embedded in our purpose. In December 2020, we made commitments to the UN Sustainable Development Goals which we are measuring and will report on in our annual integrated report.

We believe that accountancy is a cornerstone profession of society and is vital to helping economies, organizations and individuals to grow and prosper. It does this by creating robust trusted financial and business management, combating corruption, ensuring organizations are managed ethically, driving sustainability, and providing rewarding career opportunities.

And through our cutting-edge research, we lead the profession by answering today’s questions and preparing for the future. We’re a not-for-profit organization.

ACCA North America Council Officers: Carol Ann Boothe (second from left) of the USA with President Joseph Opeyemi Owolabi (third from left) of Nigeria/Australia.

Joseph Owolabi elected global president of The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) for 2022/2023 on Friday, November 10, 2022. Joseph is the first African and youngest ever person elected as global president and chairman of the ACCA in the industry body’s nearly 120-year history.

Joseph grew up and studied in Nigeria, has lived and worked in Africa, North America and the UK, and now is an adoptive Australian. He will bring his knowledge of being a global citizen to his time as ACCA president and will draw on his experience of finding a home and a family with ACCA wherever he has lived and worked.

KPMG ACCA Council Members from: USA (first left, Carol Ann Boothe), India, Hong Kong, and Romania.

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