Timothy McPherson Jr.
His Excellency Timothy E. McPherson is currently the Minister of Finance for the Accompong Maroons (Leeward Maroons) on the Island of Jamaica. The Maroon-state of Accompong was established in 1739 by a Peace Treaty between the Maroons and the British. In 1739 Accompong became the first territory in the Caribbean to win its sovereignty from colonial European powers, while it required another 200 years before Ghana became the first African country to achieve independence, making Accompong the oldest sovereignty of African descent in the world.
Since assuming his role as Minister of Finance, Mr. McPherson has made several strides in
restructuring and reforming the economy, and he has become particularly notable for the
introduction of the Lumi, Accompong’s new currency which is commodity underwritten with
McPherson is a financial innovator and an economic visionaire who brings more than 20 years of global experience to the table as a leading financial engineer, investment banking change management advisor, and financial communications expert. He has facilitated the global expansion of leading European banks and financial institutions, including: Hauck & Aufhäuser Bank (Frankfurt), Berenberg Bank (Hamburg), Hypovereinsbank (Munich), UniCredit Bank (Milan), Savings Bank of Russia -SBER Bank (Moscow), the Verazdin Börse (Croatia), the German Savings Bank Society, and the Vancouver Stock Exchange.
His background as a leading financial engineer, investment banking change management advisor, and financial communications expert makes Finance Minister McPherson a dynamic macro-level player who has returned to his grassroots to put Accompong on the map.