Board Of Directors

At NCB Insurance Company Limited, we believe results are important. Our commitment to achieving these results is key to maintaining the public’s trust and confidence in our company.  

Our Board of Directors is comprised of a strong, balanced blend of skills and experience, aimed at keeping the public’s trust through strong management and oversight of our company’s operations.

Wayne Chen, LL.B.


NCB Insurance Company Limited & West Indies Trust Company Limited.

Wayne Chen is the Chief Executive Officer of Super Plus Food Stores, Jamaica’s largest retailer.

Mr. Chen holds an LL.B (Hons.) degree from the University of the West Indies and he is the recipient of several national awards including the Jamaican Institute of Management Young Entrepreneur for 1997 and the Jamaica Observer Business Leader of the Year in 1998.


Vernon James


General Manager
NCB Insurance Company Limited

Mr. Vernon James was appointed General Manager of NCB Insurance Company Limited (NCBIC) on April 27, 2012. Prior to his appointment he served as Vice President of Sales and Corporate Client Services at NCB Capital Markets and as an Assistant VP. at Dehring Bunting & Golding Ltd. prior to joining NCB in 2008.


Yvonne Clarke, F.C.C.A., M.B.A.


Chief Financial Officer
National Commercial Bank Group.

Yvonne Clarke is a Chartered Accountant with over 20 years experience in audit and accounting.

Prior to joining NCB in 2000, she worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers where she gained experience in Assurance and Business Advisory Services.

Mrs.Clarke holds an MBA from the University of Manchester.

Dennis G. Cohen, F.C.A., F.C.C.A., B.Sc.


Deputy Group Managing Director
National Commercial Bank Group.

Mr. Cohen joined NCB in 2004 as Group Chief Financial Officer after a decade of experience gained at Citibank N.A. Jamaica, including serving as Country Treasurer for the local branch and its affiliates.

He also served as head of Citibank's Relationship Management Group. Prior to commencing his career in Banking, Mr. Cohen was employed to PricewaterhouseCoopers as a Senior Accountant.

Patrick Hylton, A.C.I.B., B.B.A. C.D.


Group Managing Director
National Commercial Bank Group.

Patrick Hylton first received local and international acclaim when he was appointed a leading role by the Government in the rehabilitation of the Jamaican financial sector during the mid 1990s.

The wealth of his experience in all facets of the financial services industry led to him being named the Managing Director of FINSAC for five (5) years, where he had responsibility for the re-structuring and divestment of intervened financial institutions and the acquired assets.

His successful completion of that undertaking culminated in the national award of the Order of Distinction, Commander Class, being bestowed on him by the Prime Minister and Governor General of Jamaica in 2002.

Dr. Colin Mckenzie


Tropical Metabolism Research Unit (TMRU), University of the West Indies.

Dr.  Colin Mckenzie is a Lecturer at the Tropical Metabolism Research Unit (TMRU), University of the West Indies (UWI) and holds a DPhil from the University of Oxford.

A previous Rhodes Scholar for Jamaica, he is the recipient of many academic awards including the University Medal for Surgery (1990) and the University Medal for Internal Medicine and Therapeutics (1990), awarded to the top student in each subject area and the Clinical Medal (1990), awarded to the student with the best overall performance in final exams at the Faculty of Medicine.
Milverton Reynolds


Managing Director
Development Bank of Jamaica

Mr. Milverton Reynolds was appointed Managing Director of the Development Bank of Jamaica Limited on January 2, 2007, bringing with him a wealth of experience in banking and insurance in both private and public sector entities.

The trend of excellence marked in his career began during his academic years when he received several awards including the 1968 Royal Bank Scholarship and the Canadian Commonwealth Scholarship in 1972. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Management Studies from the University of the West Indies, and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from McGill University in Montreal, Canada, and the University of London, England.

He entered the banking field in the early 1970s, working with local indigenous institutions such as the Jamaica Citizens and the Workers Savings and Loan Banks, as well as the international audit firm, Peat Marwick & Partners.

Professor Alvin Wint, B.A., M.B.A.

Professor of Intl. Business
Department of Management Studies at the University of the West Indies, Mona campus.

Alvin Wint holds an MBA in Finance and has a Doctorate in International Business from the Harvard Business School. He is currently Professor of International Business in the Department of Management Studies at the University of the West Indies, Mona campus.

Professor Wint is an expert resource person for the United Nations and a former consultant to the World Bank. He serves on the boards of Jamaica Producers Group, NCB Jamaica Limited, Jamaica Promotions Corporation and the Statistical Institute of Jamaica.






Dave Garcia


Company Secretary

Mr Garcia is responsible for providing the Bank and its subsidiaries with general advice, leadership and direction on all legal, regulatory, compliance and corporate secretarial matters.

He is charged with overseeing the operations of the Organization's Legal, AML & and Corporate Compliance Division and guiding the Group's legal strategy in its drive towards becoming the most dominant financial institution in the region.

His role also encompasses interaction and communication with external counsel acting on behalf of the NCB enterprise.