An agency of the Ministry of Industry, Investment & Commerce, the JBDC is Jamaica’s premier business development organisation working collaboratively with government, private sector, as well as, academic, research and international communities.



14 Camp Road, Kingston


Management Team

Valerie Veira, CD, JP
Chief Executive Officer
Harold Davis, JP
Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Melissa Barrett
Manager, Business Advisory Services
Ann-Marie Brown
Manager, Administration & Facilities Management
Suzette Campbell
Manager, Corporate Communications
Michele Cowan
Manager, Finance
Janine Fletcher-Taylor
Manager, Marketing Services
Neville Grant
Manager, Information Technology
David Harrison
Director, Incubator & Resource Centre
Shelly-Ann Lawson Francis
Manager, Special Programmes
Pashique Palmer-Williams
Manager, Human Resource Management & Development
Colin Porter
Manager, Technical Services
Manager, Project Management & Research