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Investment Committee

The Investment Committee primarily monitors the Company’s investment portfolio and strategy to ensure they align with, and do not breach, statutory requirements outlined in the Insurance Act and regulations imposed by the Financial Services Commission (FSC). 

The Committee is also responsible for approving the Company’s Investment Policy and ensuring the Company invests in line with the guidelines of this policy. More generally the Committee reviews and discusses the Company’s investment strategy and helps to guide management in their investment decisions.

Our Investment Committee

Anthony Bell

Company Secretary

Independent Non-Executive

Anthony Bell is an independent non-executive Director of the Company and brings to the Board his experience in management gained at a senior level in many prominent local companies.

Mr. Bell is a graduate of Jamaica College and South West London College, and he has worked as an accountant and financial controller throughout his career. He served as Managing Director of J. Wray and Nephew Limited and Chief Financial Officer of Lascelles de Mercado group of companies for over 30 years, retiring in 2011.

Evan Thwaites

Managing Director


Evan Thwaites is a Chartered Insurer and an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute (ACII). As the Managing Director of the Company he has primary oversight for its operations and the execution of its strategic business plan.

Mr. Thwaites was educated at Wolmer’s Boys’ School and completed management training courses in the U.S.A., the United Kingdom and Germany for the purposes of his professional development in the insurance and reinsurance industry. He spent over 30 years with Globe Insurance Company of Jamaica Limited (and its predecessor entity, Globe Insurance Company of the West Indies Limited), prior to its acquisition by Guardian Group, where he served as Managing Director. He subsequently worked as a consultant for Grace Kennedy Financial Services Limited and served as a Director of Jamaica International Insurance Company Limited, prior to forming IronRock.

Jan Polack


Independent Non-Executive

Jan Polack is currently the Chief Financial Officer of Couples Resorts, where her primary focus is to oversee the financial and administrative operations and continued expansion, in which she plays an integral role.
Ms. Polack joined IronRock in January 2017 as an independent non-executive Director.

Prior to these appointments Ms. Polack served as Financial Controller at a number of companies, most recently at Caribbean Producers, and is a former Director of the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Ms. Polack is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and holds a bachelor of Accounting from St. Leo’s College, Florida.

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