Cleviston Haynes, Governor, Central Bank of Barbados
- Mr. Cleviston L. Haynes, M.A. (Econ)
Mr. Cleviston Haynes, the Governor, Central Bank of Barbados, is a graduate of the University of the West Indies and the University of Western Ontario.
He joined the Central Bank in 1980 as an Economist and has served the Bank in several capacities, including Chief Economist, Adviser to the Governor, Director, Bank Supervision Department, Deputy Governor and now Governor. He also served as Technical Assistant to the Executive Director for Canada, Ireland and the Caribbean at the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) during the period 1987-1989.
Mr. Haynes represents the Bank on the boards of the Barbados Deposit Insurance Corporation and previously was a director the Barbados Stock Exchange and a member of the Anti-Money Laundering Authority of Barbados.
Mr. Haynes has authored a number of academic papers in domestic and international publications, including papers on monetary policy and financial sector issues, and debt management in the Barbados economy. In addition, he served as Chairman of the Regional Financial Stability Coordinating Council (RFSCC) which was responsible for the preparation of the inaugural Caribbean Regional Financial Stability Report.
Ian Carrington, Director
- Mr. Ian Carrington - Director of Finance & Economic Affairs
Carrington is the Director of Finance and Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Economic Affairs and Investments, with responsibility and oversight for the Government’s financial management.
Carrington brings a wealth of expertise and knowledge in the areas of Finance, Insurance, Banking and Economic Affairs.
He holds a Masters of Public Administration and a Post-Graduate diploma in Public Policy from Harvard University, and is a Fellow of the Certified General Accountants of Canada and of Certified Professional Accountants of Canada. Mr. Carrington is the former Director of the National Insurance in Barbados where he was responsible for the administration of Barbados’ social security system.
Trevor Campbell, Director
- Mr. Trevor Campbell - Economist
Trevor Douglas Anderson Campbell is the holder of a Bachelor of Science Degree (Economics) – Upper Second Class Honours – from the University of the West Indies (UWI), Cave Hill Campus, Barbados (1985) and a Master of Arts Degree in Economics from Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada (1987).
He is married to Angela Waterman-Campbell.
He commenced his working career on July 2, 1970 as a Clerical Officer in the Department of Inland Revenue where he rose to the office of Tax Inspector, his focus being on desk auditing of income tax returns and field auditing as it related to sales tax, before tendering his resignation in 1983 in order to complete studies at the UWI and to pursue graduate studies in Economics at Queen’s University.
On the completion of his studies in Canada in 1987, he returned to Barbados and was employed as an Economist 1 at the Public Investment Unit, which falls under the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs. His duties included, among other things, preparation of periodic updates of project profiles, familiarisation with objective, justification, costs, scheduling and plans and problems of assigned projects
However, it was in October 1991 when he accepted an offer to join the Central Bank of Barbados as a Junior Economist in the Research Department that the majority of his years (14) as a public servant was spent. Between 1991 and 1996, in that capacity, he was responsible for managing the Balance of Payments on a daily basis, making projections for the Bank’s Economic Outlook, interacting with IMF officials who were in Barbados in the early 1990s to provide guidance on the country’s stabilisation programme, participating in the Bank’s Annual Review Seminars, assisting the Bank in the preparing of its quarterly Reviews, presenting papers at overseas conferences with a view to having them published in recognised economic journals and playing a role with his involvement in the Schools’ Outreach Programme.
In 1997, he was promoted to Senior Economist, a position which he held until his retirement on December 5, 2005. In addition to most of the duties identified in his former position, this new post included the preparation of Board papers, policy memos, supervision of Junior Economists, overseeing the Balance of Payments, monitoring the public sector activities and being involved as a member of the Bank’s Economic Modelling Team.
Between 2000 and 2005, he was appointed to act as a Chief Economist on two occasions and Chief Policy Analyst on one occasion. Additional duties associated with these posts included becoming a member of the Editorial Committee, coordinating the budget of the Research Department and Research Management Delegation.
While at the Bank, he attended two IMF Balance of Payments training courses in Washington D.C and St. Kitts and Nevis, an IMF Financial Programming training course in Barbados and several internal training programmes conducted by Central Bank officers. Additionally, he has written several articles, mainly balance of payments related and to a lesser extent, on the public sector which have been published in international economic journals, for example, in Central Bank’s Economic Review, Money Affairs, International Journal of Public Administration, Savings and Development Issues, International Advances in Economic Research and Central Bank’s 30th Anniversary Publication, to name a few.
He was also engaged in part-time employment and was attached to the Department of Management Studies of the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus where he lectured in Economic and Quantitative Aids to Decision-Making (1991-92), Introduction to Managerial Economics (1994) and Introduction to Microeconomics (1995-97).
In the field of sports, he represented Barbados in cricket in the Under-20 Youth Tournament in Trinidad and Tobago in 1968, was a member of the Under-19 Youth team which played against the Australian Schoolboys at Kensington Oval in 1969 and made his debut for the Barbados Senior Team against the Duke of Norfolk X1 at Kensington Oval in 1970. Further, in martial arts, he attained the degree of Shodan (first degree black belt) as a member of the Barbados Shotokan Club in 2011.
Justin Robinson, Director
- Dr. Justin Robinson - Economist/Financial Analyst
Dr. C. Justin Robinson is a national of St. Vincent and the Grenadines and currently serves as Head of the Department of Management Studies, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados. He obtained his PhD in Finance from the University of Manchester, UK. He also holds an MSc in Finance and Econometrics from Florida International University and a BSc. in Management Studies (First Class Honours) from the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados.
Dr. Robinson oversees the publication of the “Weekly Caribbean Stock Market Report” and a Quarterly Survey of Consumer Sentiment in CARICOM. Dr. Robinson currently serves as a Director of the Central Bank of Barbados, and First Vice President of the Barbados Museum and Historical Society. Dr. Robinson is happily married to Angela and is the proud father of Ayana and Ayeshia.
Dr. Robinson’s research interests are Capital Markets in Developing Countries, Public Finance, Financial Risk Management and Corporate Finance. He has published extensively on these subjects in a number of regional and international journals. Major publications include:
An Analysis of the Financial Performance of Statutory Corporations in Developing Countries, The Role and Future of European Derivatives Markets, Capital Market Integration in the Caribbean, Stock Price Behaviour in Emerging Markets, Long Term Financing Decisions in the Caribbean, Analyzing Capital Flows to Developing Countries, Commercial Banking in the Year 2000, and Customer Satisfaction with Public Transportation in Developing Countries.
Nlandu Mamingi, Director
- Professor Nlandu Mamingi - Economist
Nlandu Mamingi was born in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. He studied in the Congo, the Netherlands, and the United States of America. He holds a PhD degree in Economics from the State University of New York, Albany, USA, a Master of Arts degree in Development Studies from the International Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University, the Netherlands, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the National University of Zaire (Democratic Republic of the Congo).
At present, he is a retiring Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics of the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados. Prior to joining the Cave Hill Campus in 1996, he worked for the World Bank in Washington, D.C. from 1992 to 1996. In addition, he has been an invited Professor at the University of the Antilles, Campus of Fouillole, Guadeloupe as well as a Research Associate at the Central Bank of Barbados since 2015. Since July 1, 2018 he has been serving as a member of the Board of Directors of the Central Bank of Barbados.
He teaches econometrics, statistical methods, and environmental economics. He has authored
Theoretical and Empirical Exercises in Econometrics. He has published a number of book chapters and papers in refereed journals such as Economics Letters, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of Policy Modeling, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, and Ecological Economics. He has been a referee to some major journals in the profession such as Journal of Econometrics, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, and Journal of Environmental Economics and Management. He has successfully supervised Ph.D., M. Phil. and M.Sc. theses and research papers.
His research areas cover green economy and sustainable development, valuation of non-marketed goods and services, budget deficit, public debt and economic growth, investment and savings, econometrics of dummy variables, and econometrics of aggregation over time.
Professor Mamingi is on the editorial board of several professional journals. He was a member of Working Group on Trade and the Environment of the then Ministry of Land, Housings and the Environment, Barbados in the early 2000s. He is one the co-authors of the Barbados Green Economy Scoping Study. He has done consultancy works for the World Bank, the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) and the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB).
Joseph Ward, Direc
- Mr. Joseph Ward
Mr. Ward holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Accounting from the University of Manchester. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accounts of Barbados (ICAB) and the Institute of Chartered Accounts in England and Wales. Mr. Ward is a partner in BDO Barbados with responsibility for tax and consulting and has served on the tax committee of ICAB. Mr Ward has extensive experience with a wide range of clients in both the local and international sectors.