Patricia Sutherland brings over 15 years experience in management, operations and strategic planning in financial services and manufacturing to her position. She was responsible for ensuring the efficient execution of the JMMB middle and back office operations, which includes Information Technology, Securities and Settlement and the Operations Management departments. She also led JMMB Group's strategic formulation, execution and management. Patricia first joined JMMB in 1994 as Operations and Human Resources Manager, and in 1999, transitioned to the role of Consultant with JMMB as Project Manager for various initiatives, including JMMBâ€™s Initial Public Offering. She was a key member of the acquisition team for Intercommercial Bank Limited. Before this, she worked with the ICD Group of Companies (now ICD Group Limited) as Operations Manager at Butterkist Limited and as General Manager at HoFAB Limited. She speaks fluent French and holds a B.Sc. in Pure and Applied Chemistry, (UWI). She has completed several professional development courses and seminars, including Level 1 of the Chartered Financial Analyst course and a core competencies course with the Society for Organisation Learning.From 1993 to 2005, Patricia was President of the Guild of Graduates, UWI (Mona) and is also a director on the Board of the Jamaica Social Investment Fund.