(CMR) Ronnie Dunn has been appointed the new role of Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA) effective 4 January 2021.
His responsibilities include oversight of Finance, Information Technology, Business Development, Marketing and Public Relations, as well as, Infrastructure and Support Services within the Authority.
“On behalf of the board, I am absolutely confident that Mr. Dunn is the right person to help lead the organization as we navigate through this challenging and unique period in the health care sector,” said Jonathan Tibbetts, Chairman of the HSA Board. “He is a highly respected and proven leader and his experience in management and finance brings valuable insight to enhancing and achieving our strategic goals, in addition to improving our patient experience.”
Dunn previously worked with the HSA as a Consultant and Acting Chief Financial Officer and comes with a wealth of experience having worked with the Cayman Islands Government for over 10 years in the positions of Chief Financial Officer and Director of Budget and Management, and acted as Accountant General. He also previously worked as Manager and Chief Financial Officer for a manufacturing and construction company and chaired the Government’s Central Tenders Committee (now Public Procurement Committee).
“Mr. Dunn is no stranger to our facilities and the community we serve,” remarked CEO Lizzette Yearwood. “He has played critical roles in our organisation and significantly contributed to the HSA’s major milestone having received our first clean audit opinion from the Auditor General. I look forward to working with Mr. Dunn in his new role of Deputy CEO.”
“I appreciate the confidence of the board and management of HSA, and the opportunity to work with a fantastic team of caring professionals in service to our people,” said Mr. Dunn. “In this new role, I will rely heavily on their collective knowledge, skills and commitment to safe, quality service as we advance our vision of providing the best possible care to our patients and our community.”
Dunn is an MBA graduate and Certified Public Accountant with over 20 years of post-qualification experience working in the public and private sectors.