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

Harold Davis, JP


HAROLD DAVIS, JP is a trained Industrial Engineer with over twenty-five years’ experience in industrial development. The graduate of the University of the West Indies (UWI) specialises in Creative industries, Innovation, Development Finance, Agriculture, Business Development, Energy Management and MSME development strategies.

Mr. Davis is Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the JBDC and has served in this capacity since 2001.

Mr. Davis admits that witnessing as well as playing an integral role in the evolution of the organisation from its genesis in 2001 to where it now stands in 2022, has been a rewarding achievement. JBDC’s role as a central part of the eco-system and the level of respect it garners is quite remarkable.

A creative himself, Mr. Davis has a special interest in the development of the Cultural & Creative Industries. He has played an instrumental role in the historic Mapping of the Jamaica Cultural & Creative Industries, a joint initiative between the JBDC and the British Council.

His vision is to see JBDC increase its innovation efforts to provide even more solutions for the MSME sector.