Sir Geoffrey Cave
K.A., C.B.E., B.C.H., Hon. LLD (UWI)
Sir Geoffrey Cave is currently Non-Executive Chairman of Cave Shepherd & Co. Limited. He was first elected Chairman of the Board of Directors in 1970. Sir Geoffrey chairs the Boards of associates, Duty Free Caribbean (Holdings) Ltd and SigniaGlobe Financial Group Inc. He also serves as Chairman of subsidiaries, DGM Holdings Inc. and Fortress Fund Managers Limited.
In November 2016, on the occasion of Barbados’ 50th Anniversary of Independence, he was awarded the honour of Knight of St. Andrew for his outstanding contribution to business. Sir Geoffrey served as an Independent Senator appointed by the Governor-General of Barbados during the period 2009 to 2013. In 2007, the University of the West Indies conferred on him an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws (LLD) and in the Queen’s New Years’ Honour’s List in 2003, he was appointed Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire. His distinguished career in business in Barbados and the region was recognized in 2001 when he was awarded a Caribbean Master Entrepreneur Award. At the turn of the century, Sir Geoffrey was awarded the Barbados Centennial Honour.
Sir Geoffrey holds a B. Comm. from McGill University in Canada.
E. Neville Isdell
Mr E. Neville Isdell is the former chairman and CEO of The Coca-Cola Company where he worked for 43 years. Mr Isdell serves on the boards of a number of NGOs, including CSIS and chairs the Investment Climate Facility. He is passionately involved globally in wild life and is Chairman of the World Wildlife Fund US and a member of the WWF International Board of Trustees, and Trustee of Rhino Conservation in Botswana. Mr Isdell previously served on the board of General Motors, and is a director of CHQ Dublin Limited in Ireland.
Mr Isdell has been resident in Barbados since 2000. He is a shareholder and director of the DGM Group of Companies.
C. Anthony Audain
B.A. LL.B MBA
Anthony Audain joined the Board of Fortress Caribbean Property Fund Limited SCC in 2006. He is Chairman of the Audit and Corporate Governance & Nomination Committees.
Mr. Audain currently serves as a director on DGM Financial Group of Companies. Mr. Audain was the Chief Executive Officer of the Nation Group of Companies until September, 2008.
He is the Managing Partner of Aâstra Law Chambers and heads its Commercial, Corporate Law and Value Added Tax (VAT) Practice. His practice is directed at advising public corporations, officers, directors and insurers on a range of legal issues.
He holds a Masters in Business Administration from Cranfield School of Management in the United Kingdom.
Roger M. Cave
Roger Cave joined the Board of Cave Shepherd & Co. Limited in 1997. He is the Founder and Investment Director of Fortress Fund Managers Limited, a subsidiary of Cave Shepherd & Co. Limited. Fortress manages a suite of mutual funds, including Fortress Caribbean Growth Fund, Fortress Caribbean Pension Fund and Fortress Caribbean High Interest Fund.
Mr. Cave serves as a Director on the Board of associate, Duty Free Caribbean (Holdings) Ltd and subsidiary, DGM Holdings Inc. He is also a board member of the Barbados Stock Exchange and Eppley Caribbean Property Fund.
Mr. Cave is a graduate of Bishop’s University, Canada where he obtained a BBA. He is a CFA charter holder as well as a Chartered Accountant. He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Barbados (FCA).
John M. B. Williams
John Williams joined Cave Shepherd & Co. Limited as Chief Executive Officer in 2006 and was appointed to the Board in 2007. Mr. Williams serves as a Director on the Boards of Bridgetown Cruise Terminal Inc., Duty Free Caribbean (Holdings) Ltd, GCS Limited and SigniaGlobe Financial Group Inc. associates of Cave Shepherd & Co. Limited. He is also a Director of subsidiaries, DGM Holdings Inc. and Fortress Fund Managers Limited.
Mr. Williams has over 25 years’ experience in senior management positions in both services and manufacturing industries. In 2011, he was appointed Chairman of the Barbados Private Sector Association, a position he held until January 2014. Previously, he has served as President of the Barbados Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Deputy President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Barbados.
Mr. Williams is a Mathematics graduate of Manchester University, UK. He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (FCA) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Barbados (FCA).