Group Executives

Keith Duncan
Group Chief Executive Officer

“I see my role as one that consistently challenges our team to always seek out and do what is in your best interest, every time.”

 

Keith, after having joined the JMMB team in 1993, became our Deputy Managing Director in the year 2000 and has been our Group CEO since 2005. As our Chief Executive, he drives our overall performance and charts the strategic direction of the Group.
 

He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) accreditation, as well as a B.A. in Economics from the University of Western Ontario.

Peta-Gaye Bartley
Group Chief Internal Auditor

“Ensuring that our operations run in accordance with all guidelines means that you can be confident in our commitment.”

 

As a seasoned internal auditor, Peta-Gaye, in her capacity as Chief Internal Auditor, operates as an independent appraiser and leads the ongoing assessment of our accounting, financial, credit and operational activities, across the Group.

 

She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Management Studies from the University of the West Indies, Mona; and certification in internal auditing and fraud examination. Peta-Gaye is also a chartered accountant and a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

Damion Brown
Group Chief Risk Officer

“Knowing that you place your financial future in our hands is a responsibility that we take very seriously.”

Damion has oversight of all of the risk functions across the Group, providing leadership to all of the risk management functions in each subsidiary, especially in the areas of risk and macroeconomic analysis and investment management. He also provides expertise to our various committees, including the Audit and Risk Committees.
 

He has both Master's and Bachelor degrees in Economics from the University of the West Indies; and is a certified Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst, Chartered Financial Analyst, Financial Risk Manager and Professional Risk Manager.

Carolyn DaCosta
Group Chief Compliance Officer

“Each day, all that we do is pinned on one primary focus, your protection; on that, we do not compromise.”

 

Carolyn has served the JMMB Group for over two decades, in several capacities, and has been our Group Company Secretary since 2008. Her overarching responsibilities include ensuring that we comply with standard financial and legal practices.
 

She has an MBA in Finance from Manchester Business School, a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of London and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of the West Indies.

 

Hugh Duncan
Group Head Capital Markets

“The conviction that we can support the greater vision for our region and the world drives us to deliver cutting-edge solutions.”

 

In addition to being a Director of the JMMB Group, Hugh brings his over 20 years of experience in the energy and financial services sectors to bear, in his role as the head of our Group’s Capital Markets unit, providing our clients with his wealth of financial management expertise.

Hugh has an MBA from Concordia University and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from George Williams University, in Montreal.

Donna Duncan-Scott
Group Chief Culture & Human Development Officer

“Our team is privileged to provide loving support to our JMMB family - our team members and our clients alike - in realizing their dreams and their greatness within.”

 

A former Managing Director of JMMB, Donna has been our Group Executive Director of Culture and Leadership Development since 2005. In her role, she leads the design and development of programmes and practices to deepen JMMB’s unique values.
 

Donna has a B.Sc. in Engineering, (UWI, St Augustine), and an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business from the University of Western Ontario, Canada. She also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst accreditation.

Patrick Ellis
Group Chief Financial Officer

“We create the link between JMMB’s operations and its financial performance; our stakeholders, therefore, can remain confident.” 

As our Group CFO, Patrick oversees and executes our strategic and financial operations. He also manages the preparation of financial statement, regulatory reporting, assessment of the viability of possible acquisitions, as well as financial risk management of JMMB’s operations across the region.
 

Patrick holds an MBA (Finance) from the Manchester Business School; is a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (U.K.); a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica; as well as a Certified Public Accountant.

Paul Gray
Group Chief Investment Officer & Treasurer

“We strive to tactically manage portfolio and liquidity strategies (in line with the group’s overall objectives), efficiently, accurately and with the utmost integrity.”

As our Group’s Chief Investment Officer and Treasurer, Paul has oversight responsibility for our investment management framework, which includes the build-out and management of our portfolio, liquidity planning and hedging strategies. He also sits on our Investment and Liquidity Management Committees, and is the President of the Jamaica Primary Dealers Association.
 

Paul has a Masters degree in Finance from the Manchester Business School, in the United Kingdom.

Julian Mair
Group Chief Investment Strategist

“Seeking out and capitalizing on the next big opportunity, to produce a win-win result, is what we do best at JMMB.”

 

Julian brings over 20 years of  experience in the financial services sector to JMMB, in his capacity as our Chief Investment Strategist; a role which sees him play a pivotal role in the identification and structuring of major investment opportunities, to benefit of our clients. A founding member of the Jamaica Securities Dealers Association, Julian is its current Vice President.

Janet Patrick
Financial Controller - Planning and Strategy

“Our focus on the day-to-day management of the organisation’s finances provides a solid foundation for our mutual success.”

Janet’s role sees her having direct responsibility for the management and preparation of the budgets and forecasts for the Group and its subsidiaries, as well as leading the process of management reporting.
 

She is a Chartered Accountant with a Diploma in Business Administration (Accounting) from the University of Technology (Jamaica).

Sheldon Powe
Group Chief Information Officer

“We do more than just manage JMMB’s IT solutions, we play a critical role in delivering the kind of client experience you deserve.”

As head of the Group’s technology unit, Sheldon’s mandate is covers: the efficient and effective management of our technology platforms; IT strategy; network security and reliability; and the management of our data centres and applications for our frontline.
 

Sheldon holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of the West Indies, and a Masters degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the University of Florida.

Kerry-Ann Stimpson
Group Chief Marketing Officer

“It is our privilege to always share with you who JMMB really is; an organization that truly has the best interest of all at heart.”

Kerry-Ann’s role as the Chief Marketing Officer for the Group includes the overall management of marketing strategy development and execution, including in the areas of: digital marketing, corporate communication and media relations; direct marketing; marketing policy creation; and client insight research and management.
 

She has an MBA in Marketing from the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, College Park; and a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Studies from the University of the West Indies.

Claudine Tracey
Group Chief Strategy Officer

“We do our best to create value, by providing expert strategy management services to the Group; we win, when you win.”

 

Claudine works with the entire leadership team and the board to create the overall corporate strategy, as well as pilots the Group through the strategic planning process. In addition, she consistently evaluates, manages, shares and executes strategic initiatives that will best support the Group’s overall objectives.

 

She has a B.Sc. and an MBA from the University of the West Indies, Mona, in Economics and Psychology and Banking and Finance, respectively; which is complemented by certification in International Risk Management and is an accredited director.

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