BNG Appoints Susan Monkman As Treasurer

June 24, 2022 | 0 Comments

Susan Monkman Bermuda June 2022Susan Monkman has been appointed to the Board of Trustees of the Bermuda National Gallery as Treasurer.

Gary Phillips, Chairman of BNG said: “For the past two and a half years years, the finances of the Bermuda National Gallery have been under the competent stewardship of Mr. Joel Whitehurst who now passes the baton over to Ms Sue Monkman who was by unanimous resolution voted in as Trustee/Treasurer.

“Sue brings to the Board of Trustees a wealth of accounting experience in both the corporate sector as well as working with other charitable organizations.

“As a registered charity and one of the few art institutions certified to the highest standards by Bermuda National Standards Committee, I am delighted to welcome Sue who I am confident, through fiscal prudence, will competently respect and manage the investments of those corporate donors and individual sponsors who support the exhibition and art educational programming of Bermuda National Gallery.”

A spokesperson said, “Raised in Atlanta, GA, Sue met her Bermudian husband at University of Georgia and moved to the island upon graduating. She began her accounting career in the reinsurance industry and then moved to financial corporate services. Upon receiving her CFA designation, she moved into the investment industry working with individuals, trusts, charities and pensions to develop and implement investment strategies in order to obtain their financial goals.”

She said: “I have been very fortunate to have found a career in which I could continually develop my skills and knowledge while helping others achieve financial security.

“I am pleased to bring my investment and financial experience to the Bermuda National Gallery Board of Trustees. The appointment offers me a tremendous opportunity to expand my education in art appreciation through working with the talented members of the Board, their initiatives and the membership of the Gallery.”

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