Our Team

Sharon_Donaldson

Sharon Donaldson
Managing Director

Gregory_Foster

Gregory S. Foster
Chief Operating Officer & Head of Motor

Janille_Jarrett

Janille Jarrett
Underwriting Manager (Motor Division)

Sharon Donaldson ACCA, MBA (Finance), LLB (Hons) Attorney at Law, Executive Director

Sharon Donaldson an Executive Director of the Company. She has been responsible for driving its growth in the 5 years represented by the Historical Financial Information, and for overseeing its prudent underwriting and risk management strategy inclusive of establishing the Company’s strong relationships with international reinsurers.

 

Ms. Donaldson has been with the Company for over 20 years, first joining as the Financial Controller in 1989 before becoming Managing Director in 2001. In addition to her responsibilities at the Company, Mrs. Donaldson is a Director of Musson (Jamaica) Limited. She also represents the local general insurance industry in discussions with the FSC and chairs the Finance and Accounting Committee of the Jamaica Association of General Insurance Companies (JAGIC), the local industry association.

As a past president of the Jamaica Netball Association, Ms. Donaldson also encourages the sport, which is popular among the local business houses. During her presidency, she actively promoted the tri-nation Tri Nation Test Series between Jamaica, a Caribbean team and one of the three top-ranking netball nations.

Ms. Donaldson holds an LLB from the University of London, England, an M.B.A from the University of Wales. She is a Chartered Accountant, a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accounts of Jamaica and an attorney at law.

Gregory S. Foster, Executive Director

Gregory Foster is the Chief Financial Officer with responsibility for leading the finance, accounting and treasury function. Mr. Foster joined the Company in August 2014 after 8 years at PricewaterhouseCoopers where he held the position of an Assistant Manager in their Audit and Assurance Department. He has accumulated over seven years of experience in providing audit services to a wide spectrum of clients, including government/public sector, financial services, and manufacturing and distribution. Mr. Foster is also part-time lecturer at Richmond Academy an ACCA gold approved learning center.

He obtained his ACCA professional qualification in 2006 and is also a member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica

Janille Jarrett, Underwriting Manager (Motor Division)

Janille Jarrett joined General Accident in May 2005, and has worked in the Customer Service, Underwriting and Broker Services departments. She advanced through the ranks and held the position of Underwriting Supervisor up to August 2015, when she migrated.

She rejoined us in July 2016 and was appointed Underwriting Manager -AutoSMART, which is a specialized insurance business unit within General Accident. In January 2018 Mrs. Jarrett was promoted to Motor Manager. She is a Certified Insurance Technician and has a Diploma in Insurance.

Nadeen_Hewitt

Nadeen Hewitt
Assistant Underwriting Manager

 

Nadeen Hewitt

Nicholas A. Scott, Executive Director

Nicholas Scott is an Executive Director of the Company and a member of the Investment and Loan Committee of the Board.

Mr. Scott is the Chief Investment Officer of the Investment and Financial Services businesses of the Musson Group.   Prior to that, he was the Managing Director of Corporate Finance at Stocks and Securities Limited.  He returned to Jamaica in 2009 after working as an investment banker at the Blackstone Group, and Morgan Stanley in New York and Brazil.

Mr. Scott holds a B.Sc. in Economics (Magna Cum Laude) from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, an M.B.A (Beta Gamma Sigma) from Columbia Business School and a M.P.A. from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

Mr. Scott is currently a Vice-President of the Private Sector Organization of Jamaica.  He also serves as a director of Track Price Plus Limited, IWC Opportunity Fund I and Jake’s Holdings Limited.

Jennifer Scott,  Non-Executive Director

Jennifer Scott is a Non-Executive Director of the Board of the Company and a member of the Conduct Review Committee of the Board.

Mrs. Scott holds a B.Sc.(Hons) in Psychology from Newcastle University, United Kingdom.  She later gained a Graduate Diploma in Legal Studies from Keele University, UK, the Certificate of Legal Practice from the College of Law, London and was admitted as a Solicitor of Supreme Court of England and Wales.  She attended Norman Manley Law School, obtaining the Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Studies in 2003 and was admitted as Attorney-at-Law of Supreme Court of Jamaica.  She is a member of the legal practice of Clinton Hart&Co., Attorneys-at-Law.

Mrs. Scott is married to P.B. Scott, who is also the Chairman of the Board.