Mr. Wayne Powell


Wayne Powell is retired Vice President and Head of Retail Delivery for the English Caribbean Region (Scotiabank International), one of the many positions he held during his 45-year tenure at the banking institution. He is an accomplished banker with experience spanning finance, retail, marketing and business development.

Mr. Powell also served as Executive Vice President Retail for Product and Marketing and Executive Vice President Banking with responsibility for Corporate and Commercial Banking, among other roles.  

He now works as a Business, Financial and Leadership Consultant, providing expert guidance in leadership, human resources, banking and investments and continues to offer his expertise through Board Memberships. He currently sits on the Board of Directors of JMMB Bank (Jamaica) and is a Director of the JMMB Group. He is also Chairman of JenCare Skin Farm and the Open Arms Development Centre, Friends of the Homeless and the Jennifer Samuda Foundation.

In 2016 Mr. Powell was conferred with the Order of Distinction (OD) by the Government of Jamaica for outstanding contribution to the Banking Sector. He was also the recipient of the Ethics in Business Award (2014) and Paul Harris Fellow of the Rotary Club of St Andrew.

He is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers and a Justice of the Peace for the parish of Kingston. or of Petrojam on June 19, 2018.