A Chartered Accountant by qualification, his career comprises the highest leadership levels in accounting, auditing, insurance and banking. He worked in the regional financial services sector for over forty years, with the last seventeen as the Managing Director of Scotiabank Trinidad & Tobago Limited and a Senior Vice President of The Bank of Nova Scotia, before he retired in 2012. Mr. Young served on the Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Trinidad and Tobago and was its President. He was also a board member of the National Housing Authority and served as its Deputy Chairman. He was a committee member of the Association of Insurance Companies of Trinidad & Tobago (ATTIC) and represented the insurance industry on the board of the Home Mortgage Bank. He was also a board member of Development Finance Limited. Mr. Young was a director of the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange and served as its Chairman. He was also the President of the Bankers Association of Trinidad and Tobago for three terms. Mr. Young served as Chairman of the Economic Development Board of Trinidad and Tobago. He is a Non-Executive Director of Massy Holdings and is a graduate of Leeds University and a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.