A businessman involved in retail, tourism, and the construction industry, Mr. Kirkconnell was named Ambassador of Economic Development for the Sister Islands during the Cayman Islands 2005 Quincentennial celebrations. With a passion for tourism, he and has served three times as President of the Sister Islands Tourism Association (SITA).
Highlights of his public service record include his appointment in 2011 to chair the Public Accounts Committee of the Legislative Assembly. In 2012 he was named Deputy Leader of the Opposition (PPM) by the Governor.
Mr. Kirkconnell is a founding member of the National Trust, a Paul Harris Fellow of Rotary Foundation of Rotary International, and a proud member of the Veteran’s and Seaman’s Society of Cayman Brac and Little Cayman. He is also a devoted supporter of youth-related sports and activities. He and his wife, Kathy, enjoy fishing, walking and reading.