KRyS Global grows Bermuda team

Posted by on Oct 6, 2011 in Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

KRyS Global, a firm dedicated to corporate recovery, insolvency, forensic accounting and business advisory services, today announces a new appointment within its Bermuda office, which was officially opened on May 5, 2011. Carla Colbourne, a Chartered Accountant, joins the company as a Senior Analyst.

Carla Colbourne, Senior Analyst, KRyS Global

In her role, Carla will support the management team and is responsible for performing day-to-day investigations and analysis for corporate recovery, forensic and insolvency assignments for clients from various industries, including reinsurance and hedge funds. She reports to the Managing Director.

Carla brings over seven years of experience to the KRyS Global team, most recently from the Insurance Division of a ‘Big Four’ firm in Bermuda, where she held the role of Audit Senior. In this role, Carla worked for a wide variety of insurance and reinsurance clients, including captive insurance entities and subsidiaries of SEC entities, incorporating all classes of property and casualty business. During this time, Carla gained experience in US GAAP, Canadian GAAP and IFRS reporting. She also worked with the company’s Advisory Department preparing
monthly bankruptcy filings.

Prior to this, Carla held the position of Accountant, and latterly Senior Accountant, at a large international accounting firm in St. John’s and Corner Brook, Newfoundland, Canada. These roles involved audit review and compilation engagements, along with corporate and personal tax returns and internal audit work for a wide range of industries, including government
entities, retail businesses, construction firms and not-for-profit organisations.

Carla earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Memorial University of Newfoundland.

Patrick McPhee, Managing Director of the Bermuda office, KRyS Global, says: “Carla’s appointment represents an important growth milestone for the Bermuda office,
which was officially launched just five months ago. Carla’s audit experience
gained with a ‘Big Four’ accountancy firm in Bermuda’s reinsurance industry
will be an important asset as we focus upon new business development for the
newest office in the KRyS Global network.”


In her spare time,
Carla is a keen runner and has competed in a number of road running races sanctioned
by the BTFA and MAAC. Most notably, Carla placed third in the Bermuda Triangle
event at the International Race Weekend in January, consisting of one-mile, 10K
and a half-marathon race on consecutive days. Carla is currently training for
the 2011 New York Marathon.

Global has over 40 professionals who work from offices in four jurisdictions:
the Cayman Islands, British Virgin Islands, Bahamas and Bermuda.

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