Hon. Charles Washington Misick J.P.; OBE 28

Mr. Charles Washington Misick J.P.; OBE 28The son of Mr. Charles and Mrs. Jane Misck of Bottle Creek, North Caicos where he was born.


• Business Administration Accounting Major-Diploma-University of Technology/London School of Accountancy
• Accounting Technician designation. Completed syllabus for final exams as a Certified Accountant (ACA)-The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants - England and Wales
• Administrative Accountant-Institute of Administrative Accountants and Data
Processing -England and Wales.
• Member of the British Institute of Management.
• Certificate - Leaders in Development - John F. Kennedy
• Certificate -Leadership for the 21st Century,
• School of Government - Harvard University


• Currently chairman of Prestigious Properties (1995) Limited
• CEO of Alexandra Resort & Villas Limited
• The Prestigious Group of Companies 1980 - 1991
• Oxford Bank International and Trust Limited 1979 - 1980
• C. W. Misick & Associates - Accountants 1977 - 1979
• Coopers and Lybrand- Chartered Accountants Kingston Jamaica 1974 - 1977


• Advising on the appointment of all ministers of government
• Setting Government policies together with ministerial colleagues
• Coordinating Government activities among ministries
• Coordinating programs and negotiating development aid assistance from the
British Government and the European Union
• Representing the Turks & Caicos Islands at regional and intemational forums Minister For Economic Development


• Meeting with developers and investors
• Reviewing all development and investment proposals requiring government
concessions and approvals
• Supervising the preparation of proposals for submission to the Executive,
Council and making recommendations on the same
• Coordinating and monitoring of development agreements with the Ministry and
the Attorney General' s Chambers
• Turks & Caicos Investment Agency - Issued directive for feasibility of new
inward investment agency to promote and facilitate private sector investment
• Reviewed findings and established development guidelines for
implementation of institutional programs


• Advise on the appointment of members to the Physical Planning Board
• Settle zoning and other disputes or appointing a tribunal to do so on appeal
from the Physical Planning Board


• Directing the establishment of national fiscal policy
• Establishing with ministerial colleagues economic and social priorities
• Reviewing expenditure priorities in line with economic and social targets
• Reviewing budgets
• Coordinating the activities of the Financial Services Commission with the
Superintendent of the Commission
• Development of offshore financial products and facilities in conjunction with the
• Travel and make presentations at international conferences in promotion of the Offshore Finance Industry
• Establishing revenue measures to meet targets consistent with policy
• Approval of final national budgets
• Preparation of speech to the throne and budget address
• Piloting Appropriation Bills through the committee of supply in Parliament


• Supervising the setting of Tourism Policy
• Advising on the appointment of the membership of the Tourist Board
• Approving budgets
• Representing and promoting the destination at international events
The Prestigious Group


• Property valuation
• Property use
• Promotion strategy and pricing


• General management
• Establish database of owners and purchasers
• Packaging select properties
• Sales supervision
• Attending closings
• Financial control of operating and escrow accounts


• General management of small construction Company - largest job $1.5m
• Material procurement and scheduling
• Inventory control
• Estimating
• Financial accounting and contract costing


• Incorporating local and international companies
• Maintaining the required documentation, registered office and filing the
necessary returns
• Establishing and operating separate accounts for various company clients
• Receiving and transferring funds from and to various jurisdictions per client


• Perform all the functions of a bank accountant in a small private commercial
bank including the supervision of four other employees
Public Accounting
• Perfomed the duties of a seniorauditor in an audit team of six
• Audit Manager responsible for six audit clerks at various levels of experience -
entities included companies in many industries such as manufacturing,
hospitality, insurance. banks, bauxite. automobile and auto parts as well as
• Preparing final accounts from incomplete accounting records
• Preparing full accounts from primary records and reconciling with third parties
• Systems audit
• Accounting and auditing reports


• Governor's appointed member of Legislative Council 1988 - 1991
• Past President of the Turks and Caicos Real Estate Association
• Past President of the Turks and Caicos Chamber of Commerce
• Member of consultancy group on the 1981 Companies Ordinance
• Justice of the Peace
• Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire
• Leader of the Opposition for eight years
• Joint President of the Local Branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary
• Chairman of the Public Acco