More About Invest Barbados
Invest Barbados started out as the Barbados International Business Promotion Corporation (BIBPC), established as a statutory corporation in November 2005. We then gained permission to trade as Invest Barbados, and became operational in October 2006.
Our remit expanded in 2007 when the International Business Division of the Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC) was transferred to Invest Barbados. So we now have responsibility for promoting international business. We also help to develop and manage the Barbados international business brand.
Invest Barbados is governed by the Barbados International Business Promotion Corporation Act, CAP 340A
Our remit – what we do
- Invest Barbados promotes and lands foreign direct investment in Barbados
- We provide detailed and accurate information and resources – think of our website as a one-stop-shop for investors
- We work directly with clients to support them through their investment journey
- We provide aftercare services for businesses and investors
- We work to ensure that the Barbados environment is attractive and conducive to foreign direct investment
- Introduction and ongoing liaison with relevant government agencies
- In collaboration with stakeholders, we manage the Barbados international brand
- Invest Barbados will be recognised globally as a world-class, investment promotion agency (IPA) that ensures that Barbados is a top choice for investors.
- Invest Barbados is solutions-focused, trusted, empowered, engaged, progressive.
- To seek, secure and support sustainable investments that enhance the economic and social development of Barbados.
- To promote Barbados as a desirable investment location, and land foreign direct investment
- To monitor competitive domiciles, clients and markets for new trends and legislative changes
- To work with other stakeholders to manage and develop the Barbados international business brand.
Board of Directors
|Dr Jeremy Nurse
|Mr Andrew Ferreira, SC||Deputy Chairman|
|HE Calvin Alkins, JP|
|Ms Nikita Gibson
|Mr Stephen Greaves|
|Ms Julia Hope
|Ms Connie Smith
|The Most Honourable Alies Jordan, FB||Permanent Secretary, Prime Minister’s Office|
|Mr Kevin Hunte
||Permanent Secretary (Ag), Ministry of Energy and Business Development
|Mr Jamar Arthur-Selman
||Representative of the Barbados International Business Association|
|Ms Kaye Greenidge||Chief Executive Officer|
|Ms Sandra Payne
||Deputy Chief Executive Officer
|Mrs Ann Mellows
||Director (Ag) – Investment Facilitation
|Mr Jean Paul Cumberbatch||Manager – Research and Development|
|Mr Ronald Lewis||Manager – Information Communication Technology|
|Ms Deborah Gill||Manager – Finance|
|Mrs Michelle Inniss||Manager – Human Resources|