logo 22–23 October 2020
Godfrey Statia - Commissioner – General - Guyana Revenue Authority

Godfrey Statia


Commissioner – General
Guyana Revenue Authority

  • Speaking at: Session 4: Fiscal disruption and evolution

Mr. Statia has a wealth of experience in both the private and public sectors.  He served the then Inland Revenue Department for over twenty – two (22) years until 1993 when he resigned as the Senior Deputy Commissioner of Inland Revenue to take up a private sector appointment in the telecommunication sector. He resigned his appointment in 2001 as the General Manager (External Affairs) and migrated to the USA. He has practised for fifteen (15) years as an Attorney – at – Law and as a Certified Public Accountant for over twenty-five years with emphasis on taxation, personal financial and investment planning, and forensic and valuation services. 

He has comprehensive knowledge of both US and International Accounting Standards and both Guyana and International tax laws.

He has a proven record of excellent organisation leadership and management skills.

He now serves as the Commissioner – General for the Revenue Authority, a position he has held since July 2016.            

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