PIAJ Luncheon 2024

PIAJ Data protection Act Workshop event

Navigating Financial Terrain: FX Limits, Interest Rates, and Pension Sustainability

Strengthening the pension industry through knowledge sharing and thought leadership.

Richard Owen Byles epitomises excellence in service to Jamaica’s private and public sectors spanning five decades – almost all of his adult years. Having held various senior management positions, he is one of his generation’s most accomplished corporate leaders, with a stellar track record for leading major corporate mergers and acquisitions. At the same time, he has significantly influenced the exercise of responsible public financial management and economic development in modern Jamaica.

PIAJ Luncheon 2023

PIAJ Data protection Act Workshop event

Designing a Multi-Pillar Pension System for a High-Informality Environment

David presented under the theme ‘Designing a multi-pillar pension system for a high-informality environment’. Having spent years in labour regulations and social security, Kaplan brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise with a unique skill of designing programmes driven by labour market statistics. 

David Kaplan is a Lead Labour Market Specialist in the Labour Markets and Social Security Division of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).

David is an expert in labour markets in developing countries, particularly in labour regulations and social security, and regularly advises governments regarding the design and implementation of labour and social security reforms. David has published articles in economic journals such as the Journal of Public Economics, the Journal of Economic Development, and the Review of Economics and Statistics. 

Data Protection Act Workshop

PIAJ Data protection Act Workshop event

How to ensure compliance with the Data Protection Act!

The introduction of the Data Protection Act has imposed new responsibilities on trustees, investment managers, sponsors and administrators of pension plans.  

Grace Lindo is a Corporate/Commercial, Intellectual Property and Technology Lawyer as well as Certified Information Privacy Professional (E) in Jamaica.

Past Events

A Panel Discussion on Wealth Planning

Panel Discussion on Wealth Planning

A Holistic Approach to Wealth Planning

A panel discussion with Dr. Sara Lawrence Lewis, Roxann Linton, Karlene Mullings and Sanya Goffe

A Discussion on Auto-Enrolment

Auto Enrolment into Retirement Schemes

Auto-Enrolment into Retirement Schemes

Automatic enrolment involves enrolling employed individuals automatically into an approved retirement scheme.

Sanya Goffe is the President of the Pension Industry Association of Jamaica and she makes it her mission to advocate for every working Jamaican to enjoy an independent and dignified life in retirement through adequate and sustainable pension coverage.

Data Protection & Cyber Security Webinar

Data Protection and Cyber Security for Pension Plan Event

Data Protection and Cyber Security for Pension Plans

As retirement security becomes increasingly digital, there are more opportunities for theft of data and assets of pension plans.

Grace Lindo, Partner at Carter Lindo, with extensive experience on data protection will discuss what these new responsibilities are and best practices to help navigate the new legislative regime.

Oliver Bush, cyber security expert at Lane Clark & Peacock, will be exploring the importance of cyber protection, ways for pension plans to increase protection as well as discussing the intersecting trends in criminal activity and liability.