Board of Directors

Board of Directors

The Bank’s Board of Directors is comprised of well recognized individuals with extensive experience in banking, wealth management and e-commerce sectors and demonstrates the highest level of commitment to the Bank and its clients.

The Board of Directors has placed special emphasis on risk management systems to align the pursuit of growth with responsible management approaches.

Since 2001 GBC has actively invested in maintaining a progressive anti-money laundering framework and sustains a comprehensive AML/CFT programme headed by a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist that utilises modern technological tools for transactions monitoring and due diligence processes for client acceptance and new business development. The Board maintains close oversight of management activities by mandating annual third-party reviews and assessment by the Audit Committee.

The Bank’s Board of Directors, approved by the FSRC, is comprised of well recognized individuals with extensive experience in banking, wealth management and commerce sectors, and demonstrates the highest level of commitment to the Bank and its clients.

Our Board of Directors comprises the following:

Romell Tiwari, MBA, FCCA, C.Dir, IMCM

Chairman

Romell Tiwari has held managerial accounting and financial positions for more than 20 years. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants in the U.K. (FCCA) and holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Wales. He has extensive audit experience having worked with International Audit firms KPMG Peat Marwick and PriceWaterhouseCoopers. He has served as Chief Financial Officer with financial institutions in Antigua from 1991 through 1999 and had a leading role in establishing the first Visa and MasterCard Local Currency Interchange Agreements in the Eastern Caribbean Region. He was a consultant/internal auditor for the Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations.

Brian Stuart-Young CAMS

Director & CEO

Brian Stuart-Young has more than 40 years executive management experience with extensive experience in wholesale and international banking, wealth management, Caribbean businesses, trade, ecommerce and communications.. He is Chairman of the GBC’s holding company, Executive Corporate Holdings Inc., and an established investor in domestic financial services. He is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and has chaired the Antigua and Barbuda Compliance Association, and is a former chair of the Advocacy Committee of the Caribbean Association of Banks (CAB) whilst serving on its Board of Directors. He is a recipient of CAB’s Distinguished Service Award for his contribution to the regional banking sector. He also served on the Board of the Caribbean Association of Industry and Commerce, and a founding member of the University of the West Indies Business School on it Barbados campus. He is a citizen of Antigua and Barbuda and commits the strong support of his companies towards national development and the growth of entrepreneurship.

Justin Stuart-Young

Director & Chief Technical Officer

Justin Stuart-Young is a university graduate in Computer Science. He served for several years with the audit firm, PWC, managing its computer and IT systems and servicing its clients. He is responsible for managing GBC’s information technology, cyber security and technical services; integrating the Global Processing Centre’s platform with Visa, MasterCard and UnionPay International card services; and operating the FinTech platform for alternative payment services.

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