Sharon Braithwaite

Sharon Braithwaite


Ms. Braithwaite was appointed a Director of JN Cayman, a subsidiary of The Jamaica National Group, in December 14, 2018. She brings to the organisation more than 15 years of experience having worked as a senior regulator and consultant in the financial services sector with responsibility for the onsite and offsite surveillance programme of several financial institutions. She also has a wealth of expertise in money laundering, terroisit financing, sanctions screening, and corporate governance.

She provides consulting services for a mid-sized International Commercial Bank in New York, where she is tasked with identifying regulatory concerns and ensuring that they are captured accurately within the Regulatory Response and Inquiry Management System. She is also a Consultant at the Emerold Grace Offshore Regulatory Advisors, performing gap analysis against regulatory requirements, AML/CFT audits and providing advice on compliance matters.

Ms. Braithwaite held the position of Deputy Head, Banking Supervision of the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority, from 2011 to 2018; Manager of Supervision at the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago from 2005 to 2010 and Manager of the Jamaica Cooperative Credit Union League from 1999 to 2005.

She has completed the Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounts) at the University of Technology, and a Master of Business Administration in Finance at The University of Manchester, England. She holds membership in the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.