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The Board of Access Financial Services Limited has oversight responsibility for the Company’s affairs; the management of which is undertaken by the Management Team.



Marcus James

Executive Chairman/Member Audit & Risk Management Committee

Marcus James is the founder of Access Financial Services Limited and served as an Executive Director since 2000. He was appointed Executive Chairman of the Company in June 2021.

Mr. James is the Chairman of Airports Authority of Jamaica (AAAJ) Pension Fund and a board member of British Caribbean Insurance Company (BCIC) and iPrint Digital Jamaica. He is a founding member of the Young Entrepreneurs Association of Jamaica (YEA) and was nominated for the 2013 Jamaica Observer Business Leader Award.


Neville James

Member Corporate Governance Committee

Neville James was appointed Non-Executive Director in 2014.

Mr. James is a communications consultant with broad experience in broadcasting and journalism. He was the conceptualizer of radio station, KLS FM, which began broadcasting in 1989 which was the first new local radio station in over 30 years. He also served as Chairman of the Board. Mr. James has served in various leadership positions including CEO/Manager of the Private Sector Organization of Jamaica (PSOJ) and is a former Chairman of the Media Association of Jamaica.

He currently serves on the boards of the National Crime Prevention Fund, Pals Jamaica Limited and Renew Limited. He the recipient of the award of Commander of the Order of Distinction (CD).


Charmaine Boyd-Walker

Member Audit & Risk Management and Corporate Governance Committees

Charmaine Boyd-Walker was appointed Non-Executive Director in 2015.

She is a financial management professional having amassed over twenty years’ experience in finance through a diverse career path. She is Snr Vice President - Finance, Risk and Compliance at PROVEN Management Limited and sits as a Director of PROVEN Wealth Ltd., International Financial Planning Jamaica Limited, PROVEN REIT Limited and International Financial Planning Cayman Limited.


Justine Collins

Member Human Resources & Compensation Committee

Justine Collins was appointed to the Board in June 2020 as an Independent Director.

​She is an Attorney-at-law with the law firm Hart Muirhead Fatta and specializes in Commercial and Corporate Law.  She has an avid interest in technology law with research focus on blockchain applications, computer law, financial technology, and E-commerce law. Justine has presented submissions on the Data Protection Bill to the Joint Select Committee of Parliament and currently lectures at the Jamaica Stock Exchange E-campus on Data Protection law.

She is a member of the Caribbean Blockchain Alliance, the Jamaican Chapter of the Internet Society, and the Computer Society of Jamaica.


Michael Shaw

Member Audit & Risk Management and Human Resources & Compensation Committees

Michael Shaw was appointed to the Board in June 2020 as an Independent Director.

​Mr. Shaw is an experienced banking executive, with local and international experience, who brings a wealth of knowledge in sales management, risk management and governance practices. With over 30 years’ experience in the financial sector and a former Managing Director at Scotiabank Belize. He is regarded for having a solid track record of revenue generation and improving operational efficiencies.

He currently serves as Chairman of the National Water Commission, and is a Board member of the Urban Development Corporation (UDC), the Jamaica Mortgage Bank, and Polypet Ltd.

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