Dr. Vincent Richards



Nominator: Private Sector
Nationality: Citizen of Antigua and Barbuda
Economics and Accounting
  • Certified General Accountants Association of Canada (1978-1980)

  • Inter-American Foundation Post-Doctoral Fellowship (1976-1977)

  • Ph.D., Economics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York (1975)

  • M. A., Economics, Cornell University (1973)

  • Graduate Studies, Cornell University (1971-1975)

  • M. A., Economics, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada (1971)

  • B. A., with First Class Honors, Economics and History, Carleton  University (1970)

  • Undergraduate and Graduate Studies, Carleton University (1967-1971)


  1. Profiles Consulting Inc, Antigua & Barbuda;
  2. National Statistics Advisory Commission, Antigua & Barbuda;
  3. State Insurance Corporation, Antigua & Barbuda;
  4. Antigua Moravian Development Fund;
  5. Microcom Limited, Antigua & Barbuda

Executive Positions:

  1. Executive Director and Interim CEO, LIAT (1974) Ltd;
  2. President and Chief Economist, Lurijos Management Consultants Ltd, Antigua & Barbuda;
  3. Managing Principal, Richards & Associates, Antigua and Barbuda;
  4. Country Director-Antigua, ACT, Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago

Professional Affiliations

  1. Member, Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Eastern Caribbean;
  2. Member, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Antigua and Barbuda;
  3. Member, American Economic Association;
  4. Member, International Atlantic Economic Society;
  5. Member, American Finance Association

Other Positions:

  1. Deputy Chairman (Antigua and Barbuda) National Economic & Social Council
  2. Adjunct Professor, Union Institute & University, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA;
  3. Lecturer in Strategic Management, Executive MBA Program, Cave Hill School of Business, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, Barbados;
  4. Director, Cave Hill School of Business, University of the West Indies;
  5. Lecturer in Economics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA;
  6. Lecturer in Caribbean Studies, Africana Studies & Research Center, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA;
  7. Lecturer in International Economics, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada;
  8. Director, Moravian Church Foundation, Amsterdam, Netherlands;
  9. Director, C. Kersten& Co. N.V., Paramaribo, Suriname; 
  10. Director, Jolley Holding Curacao N.V. and Subsiadiaries;
  11. Director, Global Travel & Tours Ltd, Antigua and Barbuda
  12. Corporate Secretary, Linton Mark Contractors Antigua Ltd