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Damion McIntosh is an accounting, banking, and finance academic and practitioner who holds over 21 years’ experience in finance, banking, and accounting. Most of his professional experiences have been in financial institutions regulation and supervision with Jamaica’s Central Bank. In such capacity, McIntosh exited as the deputy director of the Central Bank’s Bank Regulatory Policy Department. McIntosh is a Keynote speaker and presenter on accounting, and financial sector regulatory and supervisory issues, and has participated in several local (Jamaica) and regional (Caribbean) working groups on financial sector regulation and supervision.
Currently, McIntosh is a lecturer of finance at Auburn University, and banking supervision advisor and consultant with the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Previously, McIntosh spent a couple years as a (visiting assistant) professor of finance (and previously lecturer) where he taught undergraduate and graduate courses in financial markets and institutions, management of financial institutions, and corporate finance. He has also published academic research papers on money laundering and bank executive compensation.
At Auburn University, McIntosh teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in advanced financial systems, applied financial management, global financial markets, financial analysis, financial markets and institutions, financial sector regulation and supervision, management of financial institutions, and multinational financial management. He also teaches professional certification courses in Jamaica leading to designations as Certified Financial Analyst (CFA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Corporate Financial Analysis and Planning (FP&A), and Certified Treasury Professional (CTP). McIntosh has also taught at Southern Illinois University where he received teaching awards at both college (2009 & 2010) and university-wide (2009) levels.
As a practitioner in his current role with the IMF, McIntosh also has prior financial sector industry experiences. He previously held industry positions as assistant vice president—finance, banking, with Sagicor Group Jamaica Limited; compliance manager at JN Group; and chief compliance officer of JN Group's Cayman operations.
McIntosh is a Doctoral Fellow under which he obtained a Ph.D. specializing in finance from Southern Illinois University. He is a Fulbright Scholar to the United States where he obtained an MBA and received the award for Most Outstanding MBA student from Southern Illinois University. He is also a Citibank Scholar under which he pursued a bachelor of science degree in accounting and management at the University of the West Indies. McIntosh is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), Certified Finance Manager (CFM), Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and Certified Public Accountant (CPA).