The Board 2020-06-03T03:02:02-05:00

The Company’s Articles of Association provide that unless otherwise determined by the Company in general meeting, the number of Directors shall not exceed eleven. The current Board comprises eight Directors. The Board of Directors is actively involved in all key strategic and management decisions and works closely with the management team.

DIRECTORS

Christopher Berry Executive Chairman,  Konrad Mark Berry Executive Vice Chairman and Company Secretary, Gary Peart Chief Executive Officer, Erwin Angus Managing Director, Tania Waldron-Gooden Executive Director, Gladstone Lewars Non-Executive Director,  Alok Jain Non-Executive Director, Walter Scott ,Q.C,  Non-Executive Director.

Christopher Berry

B.Sc.(Hons.), Executive Chairman

Mr. Christopher Berry has been the Executive Chairman of Mayberry Investments Limited since 1993. He sits on several boards, Apex Health Care Associates Limited, Apex Pharmacy Limited, Lasco Financial Services Limited, Caribbean Producers (Jamaica) Limited and IronRock Insurance Company Limited. He has over thirty years experience in the securities industry, having joined Mayberry Investments Limited in 1985.

Konrad Mark Berry

B.Sc. (Hons.), Executive Vice Chairman, Company Secretary

Mr. Konrad Berry joined the Company at its inception and was one of its founding Directors. He has been the Company Secretary since 1985, Finance Director 1992-1995, and in 1995 assumed his present position of Executive Vice Chairman.
Mr. Berry is a member of the Managing Committee, Assets and Liabilities Committee and Audit Committee.

Gary Peart

B.Sc. (Hons), M.B.A, Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Gary H. Peart, has been the Chief Executive Officer of Mayberry Investments Limited since May 2005. He has over twenty years of corporate financial experience in the Jamaican Financial Industry having worked in senior positions at leading financial institutions. He was first appointed to the Board of Directors of Mayberry Investments Limited in April 2006. Mr. Peart currently serves as the Deputy Chairman on the Board of the Jamaica Stock Exchange. He is also a Director on several other Boards; Lasco Financial Services Limited, Lasco Distributors Limited, IronRock Insurance Company Limited and Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission. He is the current Treasurer of the Jamaica Securities Dealers Association.
He holds an MBA from Florida International University and a B.Sc. (Hons.) in Economics from the University of the West Indies Mona.
Mr. Peart has been honored by several organizations and was named Top CEO in Jamaica for financial year 2015. He is a member of the Rotary Club of St. Andrew North.

Erwin Angus

C.D., J.P., B.A. (Hons.) Managing Director

Mr. Erwin Angus joined Mayberry in 1986 as its Managing Director and since then has held that post. He was awarded the Commander of the Order of Distinction (CD) in October 1976 for contribution to the bauxite negotiations and he became a Justice of the Peace (JP) in 1977. Mr. Angus is a member of the Company’s Managing Committee, Assets and Liabilities Committee and Audit Committee.

Alok Jain

 M.Sc., FCA, FCCA, CGMA, CISA, CFA, Non-Executive Director

Alok Jain is a former partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) where he held a number of leadership roles, most recently as leader of PwC’s Advisory practice in the Caribbean. He previously served as leader of PwC’s Assurance practice in Jamaica.

Alok currently serves as a Consultant at the Office of the Prime Minister. He is an Adjunct Lecturer at the Mona School of Business and Management at the University of the West Indies. He is also a director of Transjamaican Highway Limited.

Alok is a Chartered Accountant, Certified Information Systems Auditor as well as a CFA Charter holder. He has extensive experience in accounting, auditing as well as in corporate finance - privatization and public private partnerships (PPP), valuations of companies, due diligence investigations, “going public” and listing shares on the stock exchange, capital restructuring, and acquisitions and mergers.

Walter Scott

 Q.C., Non-Executive Director

Former Senior Partner at Rattray Patterson Rattray, Mr. Walter Scott QC has been a practising Attorney-At-Law in Jamaica for more than thirty years. Mr. Scott is prestigiously recognized as a Queen's Counsel and is also admitted to practise law in Barbados. A proud graduate of the University of the West Indies and Norman Manley School of Law, he has gone on to offer his services to a myriad of entities, including the Office of Director of Public Prosecutions; Grant Stewart Phillips & Co, Attorneys-at-law; Chancellor & Co, Attorneys-at-Law; and Rattray Patterson Rattray, Attorneys-at-Law.

In 2019, he formed his own practice as Counsel. His areas of practice include Commercial, Civil and Criminal Litigation, Gaming, Regulatory, Labour, Mining, and Libel Law.

Mr. Scott is the former Chairman of Sygnus Capital Limited, Sygnus Capital Management Limited, Betting Gaming & Lotteries Commission, Casino Gaming Commission and Private Security Regulations Authority. He currently serves as the Chairman of Supreme Ventures Guyana Holdings Inc. and is a Director of several private companies.

Mr. Scott is Chairman of the Compliance and Remuneration Committees and sits on the Audit Committee as an Independent Director.

Gladstone Lewars

B.Sc. (Econ) Hons, M.Sc. (Econ), M.Sc. (Accounting),FCA., Non-Executive Director

Mr. Gladstone “Tony” Lewars was appointed a director of Mayberry Investments Limited in September 2012. Mr. Lewars is a Chartered Accountant and a former partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers where he was the Leader of the Advisory division of the firm. He consulted extensively in Organization Development, Human Resource Management and Financial Effectiveness Reviews in Jamaica and other Caribbean territories. He currently serves as Chairman of the Students’ Loan Bureau and the Holy Trinity High School. He is Secretary/Treasurer of the Jamaica College Trust. He is a member of the Audit Committee and the Assets and Liabilities Committee.

Tania Waldron-Gooden

B.Sc., M.B.A.

Tania is the Director of Investment Banking at Mayberry Investments Limited. Tania was appointed to the board of directors of Mayberry on October 30, 2017. She joined Mayberry as a management trainee approximately 11 years ago. She rotated through several departments including Research, Asset Management, Equity Trading and Corporate Finance.

Tania holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from the University of the West Indies and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Sunderland in the U.K.

Mrs. Waldron-Gooden is also a director and mentor of three (3) junior market companies; namely: Derrimon Trading Company Limited, Main Event Entertainment Group Limited and Express Catering Limited.