PHILIPSBURG–As per October 1, 2019, Ray Thuis will be the new secretary of the Committee for Financial Supervision CFT.
After an extensive selection procedure State Secretary of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops has appointed Thuis (61), CFT said in statement, adding that CFT Chairman Raymond Gradus and committee members are pleased with his appointment.
Thuis is a lawyer with broad financial and managerial experience. Within the Ministry of Defence he was, among others, Head of Department at the Directorate of Legal Affairs and Director of the Directorate of Financial-Economic Affairs.
He also was a financial controller at NATO, and as such responsible for major international projects.
In 2007 and 2008, Thuis was a quartermaster and subsequently first secretary of the then newly established CFT.
He said he is “very much” looking forward to returning to the Dutch Caribbean islands with his wife, and to once again, together with everyone involved, be committed to the further development of sustainable public finances, the CFT statement read.
Source: The Daily Herald https://www.thedailyherald.sx/islands/88579-ray-thuis-new-cft-secretary