Allan Lewis joined JN Fund Managers (JNFM) as Managing Director in October 2016 and has already immersed himself within the JN Fund Managers and wider JN Group families. An astute, dynamic and experienced financial services professional, his 30-year career has spanned a wide variety of financial markets, and he has an excellent track record of developing and leading teams to achieve results.
Prior to joining JNFM, Allan worked with several local financial institutions, the most recent being Victoria Mutual Building Society, where he was responsible for Enterprise Risk Management, Enterprise Project Management, mergers and acquisitions, as well as the business units providing wealth management, money transfer, and pension funds management and administration services.
Allan is an Associate of the Society of Actuaries. He also achieved a BSc (Hons), Actuarial Science degree from Western University, Ontario, Canada, as well as an MBA, Actuarial Science and the Ed.M., Urban Education degrees from Temple University, Philadelphia, USA. He received USAID and Commonwealth scholarships to pursue his graduate studies.
He has served as Chairman of the Pension Funds Association of Jamaica, and led the advocacy body to improve the relationship and communication with its regulators. Up until June 2016, he served as Chairman of the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE), focusing the organisation to maximize shareholder value. During his tenure as Chairman, the JSE was recognized by Bloomberg as the number one performing stock market index in the world in 2015.
Allan is deeply involved in his community. He currently serves as Chairman of the Operations Committee of the Professional Football Association of Jamaica, is a member of the Kiwanis Club of North St. Andrew and continues to mentor final year students at The University of the West Indies. He is a Director of Consolidated Foods Limited in St. Lucia.