Dr. Jide Lewis, Commissioner
Jide currently holds the position of Deputy Governor, Financial Institutions Supervisory Division at the Bank of Jamaica. He is also the Deputy Supervisor of Banks, Financial Holding Companies and Other Specified Financial Institutions (“Deputy Supervisor”).
In these capacities, he has responsibility for ensuring the relevance and adequacy of the legislative and regulatory framework and operational infrastructure to satisfy the statutory and supervisory responsibilities necessary to support the Bank’s financial system stability mandate and ensure the effective supervision and regulation of deposit taking institutions, financial holding companies for banking groups and specified institutions including micro credit lenders.
Dr Lewis holds a Ph.D. in Economic Development Policy, from the University of the West Indies and a M.Sc. in Economics and Finance from the University of York. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst and holds the professional designation of Financial Risk Manager.
Dr Lewis is married and enjoys playing table tennis.