Our Team

Our Team

We boast a highly qualified lineup of experienced professionals who constantly and consistently strive to ensure both the company’s and our customers’ success. 

David Alleyne

David A. Alleyne is the General Manager of Brydens Insurance. He has 30 years industry experience in the Caribbean and the UK with 20 of them being at a senior managerial level. His contributions to the industry include serving on the Executive Committee of the Barbados Insurance Institute as well as on the Board of Directors of the Insurance Association of the Caribbean. He has lectured and mentored in the Barbados Diploma of Insurance program and delivered papers at various meetings of regional institutes. David is a Chartered Insurer being an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute (ACII) of the United Kingdom, an Associate in Reinsurance (ARe) of the Insurance Institute of America and holds a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from Durham University. 

 

Marcelle Holder

Marcelle Holder serves as Manager of the Accident and Health Department of Brydens Insurance.  With over 20 years experience in the insurance industry, Marcelle has gained extensive training in Claims Management systems and a wealth of knowledge in other related areas of Life and Health insurance.  She is also the recipient of the Inner Circle Award from the Barbados Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors and is currently pursuing the ALHC designation. 

 

Jason Gill

Jason Gill is the Accountant of Brydens Insurance and his responsibilities include management and supervision of the accounting department. He has over 10 years’ experience at an audit firm providing assurance and advisory services to local, Caribbean and international clients. He served as the audit senior for large insurance and banking clients where he was responsible for ensuring that the clients financial statements were compliant with financial reporting standards and regulatory requirements which required comprehensive knowledge of accounting standards whilst providing advice to these clients on financial statement matters. 

 

Patti Carter

Patti Carter is the Underwriting Manager and brings over 24 years experience working in the insurance industry.  She is currently a tutor at the Insurance Institute of Barbados where she lectures in the Certificate of Proficiency program. In addition to this, she has served on the Board of the General Insurance Association of Barbados, as a Director, and currently holds the position of President of the Board of the Insurance Institute of Barbados.  Patti holds the Barbados Diploma in Insurance and is a Qualified member of the Chartered Insurance Institute (UK) where she holds the designation of Dip CII.  

 

Harriet Garcia

Harriet Garcia is the Human Resources Manager, Financial Services Sector, and has human resource responsibilities for Brydens Insurance.  She has been with the Group for over 38 years with over 26 years of experience in the Human Resources field. Her responsibilities include recruitment, staff training and development, HR strategic planning, benefit administration and governance as it relates to company policy and employment and other related laws. Harriet is very involved in Safety and Health in her capacity as Human Resources Manager and also as Chairperson of the Safety and Health Committee of Brydens Insurance.  She is a member of the Human Resources Management Association of Barbados (HRMAB), where she previously served on the inaugural Executive Committee. Harriet’s goal as HR Manager is to provide support to both management and employees and to help create an environment to attract, develop and retain the best talent for the organisation.   

 

Irvin Springer

Irvin Springer, a veteran in the local insurance industry, has been on the job for the past 30 years.  for the past 7 years Brydens Insurance, all in the capacity of Claims Manager. Irvin is a graduate of the Barbados Community College, and holds a Diploma in Insurance from the Chartered Insurance Institute (UK) and a graduate of the Cave Hill School of Business, UWI. In his personal capacity, Irvin graduated from Codrington College with a Diploma in Theology and is an ordained Elder in his local church, Ministry of Healing Waters.