Bahamas:Dr Nicola Virgill-Rolle, who is now next executive director of Lyford Cay Foundations, has resigned from her position of National Insurance Board Director.
She resigned from her previous position in the yesterday board meeting of NIB, members of the board congratulations her for her new journey.
Felicity Humblestone, the current executive director, is suspected of ending her tenure with the nonprofit by December r 31, 2020.
Virgill-Rolle stated that she is pleased to have been selected as the next executive director of the Lyford Cay Foundations.
She also added that Lyford Cay Foundations, an institution which has had such a vital role in the lives of many such Bahamians, including her own, as a Lyford Cay scholar.
She continued, “Building on the achievements of the executive directors who appeared before me, and together with the board and supporters, I look ahead to continuing this good work and developing the potential of the foundations’ act in The Bahamas.”
Lyford Cay Foundations Chairman Basil P Goulandris remarked that Virgill-Rolle brings extensive knowledge and experience in administering with socioeconomic issues and will continue to grow the organization’s mission.
Virgill-Rolle is a former director of economic development and planning in the Office of the Prime Minister, where she was accountable for the creation of the country’s National Development Plan, the Sustainable Nassau Plan, Andros Masterplan and for the creation of an Over-the-Hill Revitalization Strategy for The Bahamas.
She is a past director of financial services, a former economic attaché of The Bahamas’ embassy in Washington, DC, and a former deputy manager for policy at the Central Bank of The Bahamas.
Virgill-Rolle contains a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in public policy from George Mason University, and a Master of Science (MSc) degree in the political economy of development from the University of London, SOAS.
She also owns a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics, international development, from Vassar College and an Associate of Arts degree into accounting from the College of The Bahamas, which is now known as University of The Bahamas.