B.Sc. (Hons) Accounting, ACCA, Diploma in International Tax (ITP), FCCA, Accredited Director (Acc.Dir.)
Michal Andrews was appointed to the Republic Group Board of Directors in 2018. She is a certified accountant with more than 30 years of experience in Taxation Law and Policy; possessing significant expertise in Value Added Tax (VAT) implementation, having served governments and private sector clients nationally, regionally and internationally. Mrs. Andrews is the current Managing Director and co-owner of M & J Services Limited, a consulting and Real Estate Company that operates STOR-IT, the first self-storage facility in Trinidad and Tobago.
During her career, Mrs. Andrews has served as the former Financial Comptroller of Norwood Kitchens in the UK, Commissioner of the Board of Inland Revenue, having been appointed the first Commissioner for the Administration of the VAT Regime in Trinidad and Tobago, a part-time lecturer in VAT Systems at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine and a former member of Trinidad and Tobago’s Double Taxation Negotiating Team. Mrs. Andrews was also a Partner at Ernst & Young and headed the firm’s tax practice in Trinidad. As a private consultant, she has assisted the Governments of several Caribbean countries, including Barbados and St. Vincent, with the implementation of their VAT regimes.
Mrs. Andrews is an Accredited Director of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries of Canada, a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) UK, and is a member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). She holds a Diploma from the International Tax Program (ITP) of the Harvard Law School and a BSc. (Hons.) in Accounting from the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Jamaica.
Mrs. Andrews serves as a Director on several Boards, including Trinidad and Tobago Insurance Limited (TATIL), TATIL Life Assurance Ltd., L.J. Williams Co. Limited, Angostura Holdings Limited, Trinidad Distillers Limited, Angostura Ltd. and is the Treasurer of the charitable organisation, Women in Action for the Needy and Destitute (WAND).