Joan has more than twenty (20) years of progressively responsible experience directing large departments in companies with billions of dollars in revenues. She has held senior management positions in group health and life insurance, investment management and information technology.
Among her significant previous positions, Joan has served as VP – Employee Benefits Division – FirstLife Insurance Co. Ltd. and VP of Blue Cross of Jamaica. An experienced consultant, she has provided restructuring advice to clients, as well as implemented off-the-shelf accounting software for various small and medium size companies.
Joan has served as a director of First Life Insurance Co. Ltd., Pan Caribbean Merchant Bank Ltd., Knutsford Holdings Ltd. and JMMB Insurance Brokers Ltd. She holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) degree and a Master of Science (Accounting) degree, both from the University of the West Indies.