Ian B.A. Rolle
Ian Rolle was appointed President of The Grand Bahama Port Authority Group of Companies in February 2009.
Born on Grand Bahama Island, Ian Rolle considers himself an entrepreneur at heart, with a passion for the sustained economic advancement of Freeport. He expressed, “I am excited about the opportunity to assist in directing the Group to ensure that we better the lives of the Grand Bahama community, and by extension, the entire Bahamas, through the use of the unique features offered by Grand Bahama Island”.
In 1995 while employed with Ernst & Young as a Senior/Knowledge Steward, Mr. Rolle passed the Georgia State Board of Accountancy exam and became a Certified Public Accountant. He also held the post of Finance Manager at Hutchison Lucaya Limited where he was responsible for the management of a 450 million dollar budget for the redevelopment of Lucaya Hotel property.
Mr. Rolle joined the The Grand Bahama Port Authority as Group Financial Analyst in 2000 and also served as Group Financial Controller. He most recently served as Chief Financial Officer of the Group.
Mr. Rolle is a member of The Bahamas Institute of Chartered Accountants, The Georgia Society of CPA’s, and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Rolle is married to Barbara Rolle and they are the proud parents of Nia, Ian, Dana and Jade.