Our director Martin St-Hilaire is a qualified Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) and a member of the Institute of Canadian Chartered Accountants. After obtaining an Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Laval University in Quebec City, Martin honed his skills at several “Big 4” accounting firms in Canada (Arthur Andersen/Deloitte) and New Caledonia (KPMG). He became a resident of Vanuatu in 2003 and was naturalized Ni-Vanuatu in 2017. Martin’s been a key player in the country’s financial industry, not only in his role at AJC but also as Chairman of both the Financial Centre Association (since 2015) and the Financial Markets Association (since 2020). He also sits on the boards of a number of Vanuatu businesses including Pacific Private Bank, 83 Islands Distillery, Kacific Broadband Satellites, PDTC (the firm behind the Yumiwork incubator and co-working space); and he’s a partner in Singapore-based global mobility firm EC Holdings. Since 2022, Martin acts as honorary consul of the principality of Monaco in Vanuatu.
In 2021, Martin contributed to the Doing Business research carried out by The World Bank Group. Learn more about the Doing Business report
Discover Martin’s interview by Radio Pirate Live (in French)