Board of Directors
The Most Honourable Percival Noel James Patterson, ON, OCC, PC, QC
The Hon. P. J. Patterson has a long and distinguished political career that stretches back formally to 1958 when he joined the People’s National Party. The former Jamaican politician served as the sixth Prime Minister of Jamaica from 1992 to 2006 and has the distinction of being the first Prime Minister to be sworn in for a fourth consecutive term of office.
He studied Law at the London School of Economics (LSE) and was called to the Bar at Middle Templein 1963 and also admitted to the Jamaican Bar in that year.
Mr. Patterson is respected worldwide as an astute international statesman who has made a mark in such organisations as the United Nations, the Group of 77, the Commonwealth, the Non-Aligned Movement, the African Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group, the Association of Caribbean States, the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and many others.
Mrs Hermine Metcalfe
Hermine Metcalfe is a registered pharmacist, a member of the Pharmaceutical Society of Jamaica and The Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain. She has extensive pharmaceutical experience in the public and private sectors including retail pharmacy, the distributive trade, pharmaceutical industry, teaching, government hospital pharmacy and pharmacy administration.
She has held positions as Chief Pharmacist of the Kingston Public and Victoria Jubilee Hospitals, assistant to the Director of Pharmaceutical Services in the Ministry of Health, Caribbean Regional Supervisor and District Manager for international pharmaceutical companies.
Mrs. Metcalfe is the Chairman of the Academic Advisory Committee on Pharmacy, University of Technology; Chairman of the Ethics and Standards Committee of Pharmaceutical Society of Jamaica (PSJ); former chairman of the Pharmacy Council.
Philip Martin is the founding Director of Caribbean Fencing Limited and is also founding Director of Jamaica’s First Investment Bank- Dehring Bunting and Golding. This establishment has since been sold to the Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) where Mr. Martin served on the board of BNS for 7 years.
He is also a founding Director and Deputy Chairman of Sportsmax which is now operated by Digicel and is current Chairman of WAK Investment Limited and Sandy’s Farm.