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Published:Thursday | June 13, 2019 | 12:00 AM
Richard York (right), commercial counsellor and senior trade commissioner at the Canadian High Commission in Jamaica, chats it up with Aamir Alavi, US Department of State Foreign Service Office.
Milverton Reynolds (left), Development Bank of Jamaica’s Managing Director, welcomes Jamaican-Canadian business magnate, Michael Lee-Chin .
Full house! From left: Senator Aubyn Hill; Denise Arana, managing director of the DBJ’s P4 division; Jamaican-Canadian business magnate Michael Lee-Chin; Canadian High Commissioner Her Excellency Laurie Peters; Milverton Reynolds, Development Bank of Jamaica’s managing director; Audrey Richards, Jamaica Venture Capital Programme project coordinator; and Steven Gooden, CEO of NCB Captial Markets.
Nicola Russell, manager PPP at the Development Bank of Jamaica, pauses for a photo op with Dr Peter Ruddock, special projects manager at Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica.
From left: DBJ darlings Claudette White, marketing and communications manager; Shakira Pickersgill, company secretary; Deborah Newland, general manager, logistics and corporate development; and Andrea Livingston-Prince, consultant on the Foundations for Competitiveness and Growth Project.
From left: Conference speakers John McKendrick, executive VP at Infrastructure Ontario; Anura Jayatillake, partner, transaction advisory services at Ernst & Young Jamaica; and Marc Brazean, senior vice-president, infrastructure advisory services at Ernst & Young Jamaica.
Caspar Schuchmann (right), director, corporate finance, and Guillem Miró-Gea, analyst, Central America and Caribbean, at international real asset and investment manager MPC Capital pause for a photo op.
Kirk-Anthony Hamilton, Tech Beach CEO, gives some lens time along with Karishma Chugani, senior property exec at Crane Resorts.

The Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ) kicked off its 2019 Conference on Private Equity and Infrastructure Development recently, with its official opening ceremony and cocktail reception at the swanky Jamaica Pegasus hotel. The conference, which ends today, is under the theme, ‘Delivering Economic Growth Through Partnership: Financing Regional Infrastructure, SMEs and Innovation’. The theme for the evening, however, was ‘dress to impress’ – business style! Here are the highlights.