CEO/Managing Director, Barbados National Bank
Mr. Derwin M. Howell joined the Republic Bank Group in May 1997 and held the position of General Manager – Commercial and Retail Banking (since January 2006) having previously served as General Manager – Information Technology Management and General Manager – Business Transformation. From April 1994, prior to joining Republic Bank Limited, Mr. Howell was the General Manager of InfoLink Services Limited, the company which manages the LINX® ABM Sharing and Debit at Point of Sale Networks. He also spent an 11-year period at Telecommunications Systems of Trinidad and Tobago Limited, where he held several management positions. In January 2011, he was appointed to CEO and Managing Director of the Barbados National Bank.
Mr. Howell is a First Class Honours graduate in Electrical Engineering and also holds an Executive Masters’ in Business Administration, both from the University of the West Indies. He is also a graduate of the University of Essex where he was awarded an MSc in Telecommunications Systems. He has attended the ABA Stonier Graduate School of Banking and in May 2004, Mr. Howell completed the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School.
Mr. Howell also serves on the Board of Directors of G4S Holdings (Trinidad) Limited, National Enterprises Limited, Caribbean New Media Group Limited and Telecommunications Services of Trinidad and Tobago Limited. He is a Corporate Member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, a Member of the Engineering Council of the United Kingdom (Chartered Engineer) and a Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers.