Ms. Sandra Shirley,Business Facilitator/Consultant, Sandra Shirley & Associates, has extensive experience spanning over 30 years in wealth management, trust banking, strategic planning and implementation in the United States and the Caribbean. She is also the Principal, Jamaica Stock Exchange E-Campus.
Ms. Shirley, a formerlicensed securities dealer and President of First Global Financial Services Limited, is a 2006 Fellow of the Jamaican Institute of Management and a member of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica. She is a former Director and Vice President of the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce and has served on various other private and public sector boards, including as Deputy Chairman, The Jamaica Stock Exchange (2008), Secretary, Security Dealers Association (2006-2008),a Commissioner, Anti-Dumping & Subsidies Commission and Jamaica Deposit Insurance Company.
A former Senior Research/Teaching Fellow-Finance, Mona School of Business, University of the West Indies, Mona, she has also served in various capacities on technical assistance and project teams funded by private sector and multilateral agencies. Her experience includes entrepreneurship and SME development. She believes in giving through service and isa United Way volunteer and Immediate Past President of Soroptimist International (SI) Jamaica and is Vice President for the SI Caribbean Network of clubs.
Ms. Shirley attained a BSc (Hons.) Management Studies from The University of the West Indies, majoring in Financial Accounting & Finance and an MBA Finance and Banking from Pace University, New York, USA. She completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Investment Appraisal and Risk Analysis from Queens University, Ontario, Canada.She also serves on the boards of Victoria Mutual Wealth Management, Victoria Mutual Pensions Management and British Caribbean Insurance Company Limited and is an approved Pension Fund Trustee.