Mrs Lisa Gomes joined the Chukka Caribbean Adventures Group Limited (CCA) as Group Chief Operating Officer. Prior to this Ms. Gomes worked in the Hospitality Sector for over 5 years with Sandals Resorts International as Director of Finance and Planning where she served as an integral member of the team that negotiated and accomplished the expansion of the group into the Eastern Caribbean.
Lisa has over 30 years of experience in Finance, Investment Banking and Pension Fund Management with one of the Caribbean’s largest integrated financial conglomerates Guardian Holdings Limited, where she served for 9 years as President of Guardian Asset Management Jamaica Limited (GAMJA). Of note, Lisa was responsible for driving GAMJA’s growth in shareholders equity from J$100M to J$1Billion and piloted the successful and profitable sale of the company in 2010 when the Parent Company decided to exit the business.
Additionally, Ms. Gomes serves as Chairman of Proven Wealth Limited and also chairs its Audit Committee. Ms. Gomes sits on the Board of Kingston Property Limited and its Investment Committee She is a Director of Resorts Solutions Limited as well as CapSol Advisory Limited a company formed to do projects in the Tourism sector.
Garfield Sinclair is the Vice President of the Northern Cluster (Jamaica, Bahamas, Cayman) for one of the region’s largest telecommunications giants, Cable and Wireless Communications (C&W). Prior to this, Garfield was the President & Chief Operating Officer of Dehring Bunting & Golding Limited (DB&G).
Mr. Sinclair’s educational achievements include an Executive Certificate in Strategy and Innovation from Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School of Management, completion of the Executive Development Program at the University of Pennsylvania (Wharton), C.P.A license (non-practising), from the California Board of Accountancy and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration (Accounting) from San Diego State University. Board positions he holds include: Chairman of the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Pension Fund (Board of Trustees), Kingston Properties Limited, Cable & Wireless St. Kitts & Nevis and Board Director of Cable & Wireless Jamaica
John (Mitchie )Bell is a director of Cable and Wireless Jamaica Limited as well as a past director of NCB Capital Markets Limited and Advantage General Insurance Company Limited and a past Chairman of Salada Foods Jamaica Limited.
Mr. Bell is a former partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he was lead partner of the firm’s Financial Services Audit and Assurance practice for several years. He was educated at The Lodge School in Barbados and later the University of the West Indies, Jamaica where he honed a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and Accounting. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants of Great Britain.
Gary Barrow is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Jamaica Public Service Company Limited, the nation’s primary power supply company. In his prior appointments he served as Executive Vice President of mobile services for Telecommunication Services of Trinidad and Tobago; Senior Director of Regulatory Strategy, Cable and Wireless plc London and the President and CEO of Cable and Wireless Jamaica Limited.
Marcus Steele currently serves as Managing Director of Carreras Limited and is a qualified Chartered Accountant. Mr. Steele first joined Carreras Group Limited in the company’s Tobacco division, Cigarette Company of Jamaica Limited, in the capacity of Management Accountant
Mrs. Boyd-Walker is currently Vice President Finance, Risk & Compliance for the Proven Group and is responsible for directing Finance, Risk & Compliance to efficiently and effectively produce timely financial reports as guided by the accepted accounting standards. She has over fifteen years’ experience in the Finance industry and has previously worked for Guardian Life Limited, Jamaica Mutual Life and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Johann Heaven was appointed in December 2017 as the President and CEO of PROVEN Wealth Limited and PROVEN Fund Managers Limited and has full responsibility for strategically directing the growth and performance of both organisations.
Johann is also the Chief Investment Officer for PROVEN Management Limited, where he is responsible for leading the investment teams and decision-making process throughout the Group of Companies. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter holder, holds the Financial Risk Manager (FRM) certification, and has a Master’s Degree in Finance from the University of London.
Christopher Williams is co-founder of PROVEN Investments Limited (PIL) and the President & Chief Executive Officer of PROVEN Management Limited (Investment Managers for PIL); where he is responsible for directing and driving the performance of PIL, parent company of PROVEN Wealth Limited. Chris has an illustrious business career as an Executive driving business value in leading financial institutions in Jamaica with over 15 years’ experience in Merchant Banking, Asset Management and Stock Brokerage in the Jamaican and Cayman Islands capital markets. He sits on several Boards and currently Chairs – Ja. Assoc. for the Deaf; PROVEN REIT; and Branson Centre for the Caribbean.