Former Bank of Jamaica Governor Brian Wynter (Photo: JIS)

NCB consults former Bank of Jamaica governor

Former Bank of Jamaica Governor Brian Wynter (Photo: JIS)

Former Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) Governor Brian Wynter has been contracted by the NCB Financial Group Limited (NCBFGL) to offer consultative services as a senior adviser.

According to NCBFGL, “…Mr Wynter is expected to assist top leadership in pivoting the group’s strategic direction towards becoming a world-class financial ecosystem as well as represent the group in key forums and participate in activities expected to enhance certain stakeholder relationships across the Caribbean region.”

NCB Group’s headquarters in New Kingston, Jamaica (File photo)

Deep roots in finance

Wynter, who possesses deep financial industry knowledge and experience, previously served as the governor of Jamaica’s central bank from November 2009 to August 2019. Prior to that, he was the founding CEO of Jamaica’s Financial Services Commission and former corporate finance head and country treasurer for Citibank Jamaica.

His tenure as governor of the BOJ saw him acting as co-chair of the Economic Programme Oversight Committee, a group of public sector and private sector stakeholders who reviewed the Jamaican Government’s debt arrangements with the International Monetary Fund.

A view of the Noel Nethersole statue standing in front of Bank of Jamaica in downtown Kingston, Jamaica. (Photo: Miami Herald)

Wynter also has international experience involving roles at the International Monetary Fund’s Caribbean Regional Technical Assistance Centre in Barbados and the capital markets and derivatives subsidiaries of Chase Manhattan and Schroders in New York City.

Wynter’s education

The former BOJ Governor holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science; a Diploma in Law from The City University in London; and a Masters in International Affairs from Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs in New York. He received a call to the bar in England and Wales, as well as in Jamaica.­­

Life after Bank of Jamaica

Since retiring from the post of BOJ governor last year, Wynter has since joined the boards of Seprod Limited and its sister company Productive Business Solutions. He now serves as director on both boards.