Board of Directors

Board Chairman

Dr. Gunjan Mansingh

Dr. Gunjan Mansingh is Head of the Department and a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Computing at the University of the West Indies (U.W.I), Mona.  She holds a PhD in Information Systems and teaches various courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels in Computer Science and Information Systems, including Business Intelligence, Programming, Artificial Intelligence and Knowledge Discovery and Analytics.

She is a co-author of the book “Business Intelligence for SMEs: An Agile Roadmap for Sustainability.” She is a co-editor of an edited book titled “Knowledge Management for Development: Domains, Strategies and Technologies for Developing Countries”, Springer Integrated Series in Information Systems. She also serves on the international editorial review board of International Journal of Knowledge Management. Her research interests are in Business Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Mining, Decision Support Systems, Expert Systems, Knowledge Management and Knowledge Management Systems, and Technology Adoption.

In her research she has worked in different domains in Jamaica such as healthcare, crime, agriculture, e-commerce and financial services. Her research focus has been on harnessing data, information and knowledge in the various sources to assist in the decision making process. She has over 50 publications in international journals, proceedings of several international conferences and as book chapters.

Deputy Chairperson

Mrs. Jacqueline Sharp

Mrs. Jacqueline Sharp is a seasoned financial services professional who is currently Director for her family-owned manufacturing, export and retail business, Coffee Traders Limited.  She has over 26 years of experience in the Financial Services industry, 20 of which she spent with Scotia Group Jamaica Limited. She has led different divisions throughout her career, including Treasury, Finance, Administration, Insurance, Risk Management and Compliance. Her final role at Scotia was as Chief Executive Officer, where she led the profitable growth of the operations in Jamaica, with oversight of four other countries in the Caribbean from October 2013 to October 2017, with proven success as a catalyst for change and driver of results.   She sat on the Boards of Scotia Group Jamaica and its subsidiaries and the Pension Fund for several years prior to her departure from the Group, and gained significant experience in Board and corporate governance.

She is also a Vice-President of the Private Sector Organization of Jamaica (PSOJ), and Immediate Past President of the UWI Alumni Association and is a member of the UWI Task Force on Governance.  She sits on the Board of Coffee Traders Limited, Clifton Mount Coffee Estate Limited, Grace Kennedy Foods, Sagicor Life Jamaica Ltd, Sagicor Bank and Fontana Limited.

Mrs. Sharp holds a Bachelor of Science (BSc.) degree with honours in Accounting from the University of the West Indies, is a Chartered Financial Analyst Charter Holder and has successfully completed the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination.  She has also completed Executive Education programmes at Richard Ivey Business School in Canada and Duke University, USA.

Board Member

Miss Carol Watson

Miss Carol Watson was appointed to the Board of eGovJa on April 4, 2016

Miss Watson is the Managing Director of DPK Information Systems Limited, an Information Technology based company that provides data conversion and data processing services, as well as software solutions including customized, purpose-built solutions.

She is an experienced, qualified IT professional with a Master’s in Management Information Systems and a Diploma in Project Management and Appraisal. She was an integral part of a project team providing technical assistance and training to the agencies responsible for assessment and  certification at the primary and secondary levels of education. She has also done work within the region including, the Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands.

Miss Watson has been instrumental in DPK’s building of a service offering that is relevant to stakeholders within the financial, education, and hospitality sectors, in both the public and private sectors in the region. She is a strong advocate for providing the necessary tools for informed decision making, and monitoring and evaluating projects to ensure value for money and customer satisfaction.

Board Member

Mrs. Georgia Gibson-Henlin, Q.C.

Mrs. Georgia Gibson- Henlin, Q.C. was appointed as a member of the eGovJa Board on April 4, 2016

She is a member of the Jamaican and Ontario bars.  She is known to take on challenging issues of national significance as well as in the areas of cyber security, internet defamation, cyber forensics and information security.  Georgia is a commercial litigator whose practice focuses on information technology, telecommunications, competition law, commercial and other complex legal issues. She has wide-ranging experience in other areas of the law including cybercrimes, commercial transactions, finance and taxation.

She has provided advice on and published papers in the areas of intellectual property law, competition law and competition in communications as well as legislating cybercrimes, computer forensics and trends in cyber security in small developing Island States.

Georgia is the current Chair of the Jamaican Bar Association’s Continuing Legal Education Committee, a Member of the Council of the Jamaican Bar Association, a Member of the Telecommunications, Technology & Broadcasting Committee and a Member of the Intellectual Property Committee.

Board Member

Ms. Stephanie Abrahams

Ms. Stephanie Abrahams is Senior Analyst, in the Office of the Minister at the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service. She has also served as HR Business Partner, and Business Oversight, Operations and Support Coordinator at the Jamaica Producers Group Limited.

A St. Andrew High School for Girls Alumni and a trained Project Manager, Ms. Abrahams holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Geography, with a minor in History from UWI, Mona and a MBA (Dist.) from the Mona School of Business & Management.

Ms. Abrahams is a long standing member of the Kiwanis family and is currently a member of the Kiwanis Club of New Kingston.

Board Member

Mr. Michael HoSue

Mr. Michael HoSue was appointed as a member of the eGovJa Board on April 4, 2016.

Board Member

Mr. Sheldon Powe

Mr. Sheldon Powe is a Serial Entrepreneur who has started or been involved with several successful startups. He is currently CEO and founder of Innovate10X (a digital transformation company) and the Chairman of Idealabja.com, a venture capital firm investing in startups. Mr. Powe is an experienced Group Chief Information Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the financial services industry. He is skilled in Banking, Asset Management, Management, Project Management, and Risk Management.

He is a strong information technology professional with a Masters Degree focused in Industrial Engineering from the University of Florida.

Board Member

Ms. Wahkeen Murray

Ms. Wahkeen Murray was reappointed to the Board of eGovJa on April 4, 2016.

Board Member

Mr. Andrew Nooks

Mr. Andrew Nooks was appointed to the Board of eGovJa on April 4, 2016.

Mr. Nooks is the Managing Director of OpenWave Information Security, a leader in information security assurance and advisory services. He has over twenty (20) years of experience in information systems administration, audit and security assessments and has been providing advisory services in areas such as:

  • Application Security;
  • Network and Operating Systems Vulnerability;
  • IT Governance;
  • Datacentre Security;
  • Security Awareness;
  • Security Incident Response and Digital Forensics;
  • IT solution research and selection; and
  • IS Staff Recruitment.

Board Member

Mrs. Yvonne Clarke

Mrs. Yvonne Clarke is a Fellow of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica (ICAJ).

Through her C-Suite and senior managerial roles, Mrs. Clarke has amassed over three decades of experience supporting businesses in Jamaica and the Caribbean in the banking, life Insurance, retail. Manufacturing, construction and agro-industry. Media and philanthropic sectors.  Her areas of focus and expertise include leadership, innovation, strategy development and monitoring, corporate governance and financial reporting.  She currently shares her expertise through her role as a Consultant.

Mrs. Clarke holds a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from the Universities of Manchester and Wales, and a Masters of Arts in English from the University of the West Indies, Mona.  She is currently a Director of NCB Insurance Agency and Fund Managers Limited (formerly NCB Insurance Company Limited) and NCB Capital Markets Limited; the Treasurer of Wolmer’s Trust and a member of the Accounting Standards Committee of the ICAJ.

Mrs. Clarke enjoys reading, squash and the outdoors.  She is married to Robert and they have two children.

Board Member

Mrs. Claudine Tracey

Mrs. Claudine Tracey is the Group Chief Strategy Officer for the JMMB Group and is responsible for driving the strategy for JMMB throughout the Caribbean.  She has a well-decorated career in risk management, strategic management, business analytics, project management, research and product development.  She has a strong track-record of delivering results and providing innovative solutions to companies’ challenges, while contributing significantly to organic and inorganic growth. She has worked in senior management positions in the private and public sectors over the past 10 years.

Claudine holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of the West Indies, Mona in Economics and Psychology, and Banking and Finance respectively; which is complemented by certifications in International Risk Management and Mergers and Acquisitions.  She is also an Accredited Director.

She serves as an independent director on two Jamaican Innovation companies: Chairman for Turner Innovations, and sits of the Board of Innovate 10X. She is also a business mentor for several MSMEs in Jamaica and is a mentor for Jamaica Business Development Cooperation Accelerator Programme.

Board Member

Mrs. Erica Anderson

Mrs. Erica Anderson was appointed to the Board of Directors of eGov Jamaica Limited in November 2020.

Mrs. Anderson is the Assistant General Manager, Special Projects, Office of the Group CEO, at National Commercial Bank Jamaica Limited.

She has 18 years of experience in a broad spectrum of business functions including, M&A integration, Divestitures, Human Resources, Strategy, Corporate Governance, Project Management, Regulatory Oversight, Insurance and pensions management.

Mrs. Anderson has worked on a significant business divestment and executed several post-acquisition integration plans to support overall strategic objectives. She has contributed to the Strategic Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) team’s thought leadership and general strategy formulation.

Over the past seven years, Mrs. Anderson extended her time and service to government boards through directorship positions and held roles on several committees.

She holds an MBA, specialising in Finance, and a BSc in Management Information Systems/Finance & Insurance.