Ms. Jennifer Lutchman

Deputy Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Finance

Ms. Jennifer Lutchman has been a Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants since 2002 and a Fellow of the Association since 2007 and has over thirty (30) years of accounting and auditing experience.

She currently holds the position of Deputy Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Finance where she provides support to the Permanent Secretary in the oversight of state enterprises and the monitoring of the governance framework and controls at these agencies.

Mrs. Lutchman previously worked at the Auditor General’s Department where she was involved in the planning, execution and review of financial audits of Statutory Boards and similar bodies as well as Value for Money Audits.

Trained by the International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions as a Quality Assurance Reviewer and International Standards of Supreme Audit Institutions (ISSAI) Facilitator, she had assisted in the strengthening of policies and procedures in the Auditor General’s Department and has facilitated the re-engineering of its processes to ensure that international standards have been met. Specifically, Ms. Lutchman facilitated the implementation of the ISSAI within the public sector. She was a member of a Quality Assurance Unit to ensure compliance and assisted in re-engineering processes to bring them in line with international standards and best practice.