Barry's Story

Present roles

Founding Chairman of IFP Investments Limited.

CEO and co-founder of Williams Caribbean Capital (WCC), an impact investment and renewable energy asset development business, which is a joint venture with Williams Industries. www.williamscaribbeancapital.com   

 

Head of Mission as Honorary Consul from Jamaica to Ireland with a focus on increasing bilateral trade. www.facebook.com/jamaicahonoraryconsulireland/

 

M&A for ProAmpac in Europe, a US$2bn US-headquartered food packaging business owned by Pritzker Private Capital. www.proampac.com www.ppcpartners.com   

 

Co-founder and co-owner of Williams Renewable Energy Limited ("WREL"), the largest independent power producer in Barbados. WRELs green bonds are certified by the Climate Bond Initiative and verified by Sustain analytics. www.climatebonds.net/certification/williams-caribbean-capital 

 

Co-founder and Chairman of fintech companies ApplyOn and SCG Growth Partners, which are providers of digital customer’s workflow platforms.  www.applyon.com, www.scggrowthpartners.com , www.comparett.com , www.bestquotebb.com 

 

Board Director and co-owner of award-winning tourist business, VIP Attractions. VIP owns airport lounges and tourist magazines in Jamaica, which were twice voted as the best airport lounges in the world by Priority Pass. www.vipattractions.com 

 

Co-founder and investor into BCDL, a venture partner of the PLC, General Accident Insurance, founded to launch General Accident in Caribbean markets outside of Jamaica, beginning in Barbados. www.genac.com/bb     

 

Co-founder and Director of Viridi Energy Limited, an Irish PV Solar business in partnership with Fingleton White and PRG Power. www.viridienergy.ie 

 

Chairman of Argo Development, an international, award-winning architectural firm specialising in a BIM and zero carbon design. www.argodevelopmentstudio.com 

Former Roles and Education

CEO of Digicel Jamaica, Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean.  

CEO and co-founder of Digicel Financial Service

CEO and co-founder of the Vero Solutions and TheNowFactory

Head of Business Development Jinny Software

Engineer and Technical Consultant with Hewlett Packard, Ericsson, Motorola, Rohde Swartz & IBM 

Bachelors of Engineering from University College Cork

Diploma in Business Administration from the College of Ireland.

Diploma in Board Directorship from the Institute of Director Ireland and the UK.