The Ministry of Finance announced today [June 29] that Lucia Moreira Peniston has been appointed as the Tax Commissioner.
Ms. Peniston joined the Ministry of Finance on July 2nd, 2012 as the Tax Commissioner and is a qualified Bermudian accountant who is no stranger to the Civil Service.
She began her career with the Government of Bermuda in April 2000 as a Management Accountant with Internal Audit. Over the next seven years, she progressed through the ranks to Assistant Accountant General.
During her time with the Accountant General’s Department she was directly involved in fiscal duties such as financial reporting, cash management, investments, compensation and benefits.
During the past four years, she indulged her passion for teaching and accounting as a Bermuda College Accounting Lecturer. In addition to her teaching role, Ms Peniston was also a partner in a small accounting firm and served as Chair of the Price Control Commission from July 2011 to May 2012.
Ms Peniston received her Certified Management Accountant Designation in 1997 from the Society of Management Accountants of Nova Scotia.
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