Executive Management Team

Chief Executive Officer

Mr Maurice Barnes

Mr. Barnes has over twenty (20) years technical and leadership experience in the Information and Communications Technology industry in the areas of project management, systems analysis, software development, systems implementation, administration, training and user support.  Mr. Barnes has served the organisation in several capacities, including Senior Director of Business Solutions Services, Department Head Application Services Development, Project Portfolio Manager, Project Manager and Application Development Manager.

Mr. Barnes is a strong advocate for servant leadership, staff empowerment and agile practices.  He is a proud graduate of the University of the West Indies and the Heriot-Watt University where he attained a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Electronics and Master of Science in Information Technology respectively.

Senior Director, Operations & Support Services

Mr. Devon Sterling

Devon Sterling is a seasoned ICT professional with a hard-coded belief that ICT must be used to change life for the better. With over 20 years of experience in the industry, specializing in computing hardware and infrastructure, Mr. Sterling now leads the Operations & Support Services Division of our organization, where he has primary responsibilities for infrastructure and infrastructure support services. A lifelong learner with undergraduate degrees in Computer Science & Electronics and postgraduate degrees in MIS, and Networking & Telecommunications, he is passionate about mentoring and philanthropy and often times combines the two in support of our young people.

Senior Director, Business Solutions Services (BSS) Division

Mrs. Anika C. D. Shuttleworth

Mrs. Anika C. D. Shuttleworth possesses over eighteen (18) years of experience in the Information Technology industry, of which fifteen (15) have been spent with eGov Jamaica Limited. Her background includes Strategic Management, Business and Product Development, Project Management, Business Analysis, Software Development and Quality Management. She wholeheartedly believes in nation building, delivering efficient and effective service to customers, as well as empowering young people to achieve their fullest potential.

Mrs. Shuttleworth, who is a Professionally Accredited Director, holds the degrees of Master of Science in Computer Based Management Information Systems, and Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, both from the University of the West Indies (Mona). In addition, she is a Fellow of the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) in eGovernment for CARICOM Countries, and also holds certifications in Project Management, Lean Six Sigma, Strategic and Corporate Planning, and Budget Preparation and Management.

Prior to her appointment as Senior Director, BSS in September 2018, Mrs. Shuttleworth was Department Head for Research and Innovation. She previously held the post of Department Head for the Business, Product Development and Strategic Planning Department for approximately six (6) years.

Despite the foregoing, Mrs. Shuttleworth, who is a devout Christian, considers her greatest accomplishments to date to be those of wife and mother.

Senior Director, Programme and Client Relationship Management Division

Mrs. Shernette Barham

Mrs. Shernette Barham possesses over thirty-one (31) years’ experience in the ICT industry.  Having joined this organization in 1996 she has served at various levels from a Programmer Analyst to her current position of Senior Director, honing skills in Software Engineering, Project, Programme and Portfolio Management, Client Relationship Management, and Strategic & Corporate Planning.

A certified Project Management Professional, Mrs. Barham holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Mathematics (Hons.), a Master’s Degree in Computer-Based Management Information Systems, and a Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management. She is a devoted Christian and is driven by the mantra that “Whatever is worth doing is worth doing well”.

Director, Human Resource Management & Administration

Mr. Edward Samuda

Edward Samuda is a Human Resource Management and Development professional with the strong belief that investments made in employees’ development through certification and training will deliver positive returns to organizational success and employee satisfaction. With over 25 years of experience in Human Resource Management and Development in the private and public sectors, Mr. Samuda joined the eGov Jamaica Limited in April 2017.

Possessing a thirst for knowledge, Mr. Samuda, a proud Wolmerian, has among other certifications and qualifications, a Master of Science Degree in Human Resource Management (MSHRM) from the Alvah H. Chapman, Jr., Graduate School of Business, Florida International University (FIU), where he was the recipient of the FIU Award for Academic Excellence. He is committed to the concept of community development as a contributor to better societies, and has given over 15 years of service to the Hope Pastures Citizens Association as a member of its Executive.