SOAB transition into tomorrow lead by new team of directors

From left to right Raymond Faneyte, Renata Sandriman and Hardy Huisden


Curacao/ Sint Maarten — Stichting Overheidsaccountantsbureau (SOAB) recently introduced its team of directors that will lead the process of SOAB transitioning into tomorrow. Drs. Raymond Faneyte (General Director), Drs. Renata Sandriman RA (Director Assurance), Drs. Hardy Huisden (Director Advisory), Drs. Candia Joseph RO EMIA (Director Sint Maarten) will head our team of seasoned and well-rounded professionals, as SOAB continues to contribute to the welfare of the communities SOAB serves, by giving assurance and advisory to their governments and civil servants.

Drs. Raymond Faneyte RA CFE CICA, General Director, has recently accepted the honor of succeeding Mr. Geomaly Martes, who has led SOAB over the past 25 years. For more than a decade Raymond Faneyte has made his mark by contributing with the developments within SOAB, which has steered the organization forward. His professional experience in auditing, assurance and advisory for governments, public sector and private sector entities in the Dutch Caribbean and the results he has obtained, have formed him into the right person to take on this leadership role. In addition, his ‘belief in trustworthiness and honesty’, his integrity and being a thorough professional are exemplary core values which Raymond displays in his interactions with both clients and colleagues.

Drs. Renata Sandriman RA, Director Assurance, is a chartered accountant and committed professional with extensive experience in managing a wide variety of assignments for the government and government-related institutions in the Dutch Caribbean.  For her, integrity, quality and result-orientation are paramount. Her flexibility is reflected in the diversity of assignments she carries out and her ability to quickly interact with clients at different levels. Offering added value to the customer is important to her.

Drs. Hardy Huisden, Director Advisory, started his career in sales and management positions at companies in the Netherlands such as Randstad Uitzendbureau and KPN. As the SOAB Director Advisory he leads the internal organizational operations. In addition, he is responsible for the acquisition and realization of Advisory and Support assignments for various governmental clients within the Dutch Caribbean and Suriname. Hardy aims to always be one step ahead in order to be able to serve his clients’ ever-changing needs and does so with his team. Serving through creativity, innovation and timeliness is his credo, as he believes “The customer’s perception is your reality” (Kate Zabriskie).

Candia Joseph Director Sint Maarten

Drs. Candia Joseph RO EMIA, Director St. Maarten, is a registered Operational Auditor, and as such, is characterized by her focus on ensuring that an organization remains ‘in control’ and organized in a manner that guarantees the achievement of their goals and objectives.

This is done through a combination of assurance, advisory and support assignments. Given the geographic location and distinct characteristics of the SSS-islands within the Dutch Caribbean, the position of Director St. Maarten was added to the team.

Candia is responsible for the St. Maarten sector of SOAB with regards to the clients, engagements, stakeholders and performance of the office. Candia is customer focused and engaged, and is dedicated to achieving results that are of added value to our clients.

SOAB is renowned for its team of professionals with extensive knowledge within the industry and government with a track record in experience within the public sector in the Dutch Caribbean. SOAB remains leading in terms of knowledge of Government and an authority on public governance.