Colin Thompson has been a Council member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Guyana (ICAG) and for a number of years served in the capacity of President, Secretary and Vice President. He was first appointed to the ICAC Board in June 2011, a position he held for one year. He was reappointed to the ICAC Board as Alternate Director for Guyana in June 2015.
He holds an MBA from the University of Bradford, a B.Sc. degree in Accountancy from the University of Guyana and is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Currently the Deputy Programme Manager, Finance at the CARICOM Secretariat, he also has extensive private sector experience having worked for twelve years with the Demerara Distillers Limited Group where he was Finance Controller. He is also a Director of the Trust Company Guyana Limited and a lecturer and thesis supervisor for the University of Guyana/Commonwealth of Learning MBA/MPA programme.