Denise Holden-Pierre joined the bank in October of 2007. A Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (FCCA) and has a degree in Mathematics and Business Management from Leeds University. Before returning to St. Lucia, she worked as an Internal Auditor, and as an Accountant at one of the subsidiaries of Provident Financial in the UK. She also managed a team of analysts responsible for the arrears processes for a large banking institution. On returning to St. Lucia, Mrs. Holden-Pierre joined PricewaterhouseCoopers as an external auditor for three years. She later worked as the Manager of Internal Audit with a large group of companies in St Lucia for approximately 5 years.