Parris A. Lyew-Ayee joined the Board of Directors of the Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS) in June 2007, having previously served as a Director of NEM Insurance Company (Ja.) Limited, a subsidiary of JNBS. A board member of the JN Foundation since 2007, he was appointed Chairman, JN Small Business Loans Limited, in 2009.
Mr Lyew Ayee was appointed a board member of the restructured mutual holding company, The Jamaica National Group Limited, as well as the JN Financial Group Limited, on February 1, 2017.
He is also a member of the Boards of Directors of the Jamaica Bauxite Institute; Noranda Jamaica Bauxite Partners Ltd.; Caribbean Cement Co. Ltd.; and the Mona Geoinformatics Institute. He is a member of the Campus Council, the Finance and General Purposes Committee, the Campus Audit Committee, and the Strategy and Policy Committee of the Mona Campus of The University of the West Indies.
Mr. Lyew-Ayee is a member and former President of the Geological Society of Jamaica, and a Council Member of the International Committee for Studies of Bauxites, Alumina and Aluminium (ICSOBA) and the Society of Mining Engineers of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers.
A geologist and mineral engineer, Mr. Lyew-Ayee is the Executive Director of the Jamaica Bauxite Institute. For his service to the bauxite/alumina industry in Jamaica throughout his career, the Government of Jamaica awarded him the Order of Distinction (Rank of Officer) in 1988, then the Order of Distinction (Rank of Commander) in 2007.