Mr. Marius St. Rose is a citizen of Saint Lucia and the current Chairman of CariCRIS’ Credit Rating Committee. Mr St. Rose also chairs several other bodies including the Resolution Trust Corporation (ECCB), the OECS Pension Reform Commission (ECCB), the OECS Public Expenditure Review Commission, and the Saint Lucia Tribunal of Income Tax Appeal Commissioners. He is a director of Emera Barbados Holdings and a Member of the UWI Vice Chancellors Selection Committee for Distinguished Academics. Specialising in Economics and Management, Mr. St. Rose is a former Group Managing Director of Bank of Saint Lucia Limited and a former Senior Vice President (Operations) of the Caribbean Development Bank, with responsibility for the Departments of Economics and Programming, Projects, and Corporate Policy and Planning.


Ms. Lorraine Kam is a financial services professional with more than 20 years of progressive experience within the financial services sector. This experience incorporates roles in strategic and enterprise risk management, corporate and investment banking and global relationship banking spanning a wide range of industries, including Governments and the public sector. Currently, Ms. Kam serves as an Independent Director for companies in the financial sector as well as a registered NGO. She is the Chairman of the Risk Committees of the financial sector companies where she serves as an Independent Director.  Prior to this, the majority of Ms. Kam’s career was spent in banking and finance at Citibank, at the group’s Trinidad, Barbados and New York offices. In her role as the Corporate and Commercial Bank Head, she also served as an executive director on the board of Citibank (Trinidad & Tobago) Limited and as a director on the board of the American Chamber of Trinidad and Tobago.  Ms. Kam holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from The University of the West Indies (St. Augustine) and a Master of Science degree in Finance from Cass Business School (London, U.K.). Her training included certification by the Society of Management Accountants of Ontario, as well as being an affiliate of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, United Kingdom.


Mr Dwight Richardson has extensive experience in banking, finance and management. He is a former Alternate Director, General Manager Finance and Member of the Executive Committee of The Bank of Nova Scotia Jamaica Limited. He was also a member of the Board of several banking and insurance subsidiaries of that bank as well as Chairman of the Jamaica Bankers Association Technical Committee. Mr Richardson is currently a member of the board of Signia Financial Group Inc., and Grace Kennedy General Insurance Company Limited.


Dr. C. Justin Robinson is a national of St. Vincent and the Grenadines and currently serves as Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados. Dr. Robinson's research interests are Capital Markets in Developing Countries, Public Finance, Financial Risk Management and Corporate Finance. He has published extensively on these subjects in a number of regional and international journals. Dr. Robinson currently serves as Chairman of the National Insurance Scheme Barbados, Member of the Board of Directors of the Central Bank of Barbados, and Vice President of the Barbados Museum and Historical Society.

Dr. Robinson obtained his PhD in Finance from the University of Manchester, UK. He also holds an MSc in Finance and Econometrics from Florida International University and a BSc in Management Studies (First Class Honours) from the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados.


Mr. Ben Arrindell is a retired partner from Ernst & Young. From 1994 to 2009, he was the International Tax Partner and Country Leader for Barbados (2000 to 2009) as well as a member of the Board of Directors of the Ernst & Young integrated Caribbean firm encompassing Barbados, BVI, Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago, the OECS and the Netherland Antilles. His experience includes development of the Ernst & Young tax practice in the Caribbean and management of the Ernst & Young operations in Barbados and the BVI. Mr. Arrindell attended the London Metropolitan University in London, England and holds a Diploma in English Law. He has been a consultant to the Government of Barbados for the past 17 years as technical advisor participating in tax treaty negotiations with several countries including Canada, Cuba, USA, Italy and Spain.


Mr. Wayne Dass is the Chief Executive Officer of Caribbean Information and Credit Rating Services Limited (CariCRIS). Wayne has garnered over twenty-five years’ combined experience in engineering and financial markets, and built specific expertise over the past 15 years in credit risk assessment, financial risk management and investment management. Prior to joining CariCRIS, Wayne held senior leadership positions in prominent regional financial institutions. Over the past 9 years, Wayne has successfully led the expansion and development of CariCRIS, and under his leadership, CariCRIS is now well established throughout the region with a solid track record for independence and integrity in its ratings. Wayne holds BSc. and MSc. Degrees in Engineering and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter-holder.