Shakira Pickersgill, who was appointed Corporate Secretary for The Jamaica National Group Limited in September 2019, brings extensive knowledge and vast experience in corporate secretarial services and corporate governance procedures, practices and compliance to the JN Group. She was previously employed to the Development Bank of Jamaica Limited for more than 15 years as Company Secretary and Legal Officer.

    She is an Attorney-at-law and graduate of the Norman Manley Law School where she attained the Council of Legal Education’s Legal Education Certificate. Ms Pickersgill is also a graduate of the College of Law of England & Wales where she undertook post graduate studies in Legal Practice. She attended The University of Sussex where she attained a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) degree and also holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) Management Studies degree from The University of the West Indies, Mona.

    Ms Pickersgill is a member of the Jamaican Bar Association; the Jamaica China Friendship Association; and the Mustard Seed Communities’ Powerful Women and Men Perform for Charity Planning Committee; and is a Trustee of the Libnah Graham Foundation.