Meet Dr. Marlene Street Forrest Iconic Leader Embracing Partnerships to guide companies in Digital Transformation

Dr. Marlene Street Forrest is the Managing Director of the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) and Director of both its subsidiaries, Jamaica Central Securities Depository (JCSD) and the Jamaica Social Stock Exchange (JSSE). Dr Street Forrest has been recognized as an iconic leader by the Government of Jamaica, which conferred her with national honours, the Order of Distinction in the Rank of Commander (CD) in recognition of her outstanding leadership in the growth of the Jamaica Stock Exchange. She is also honoured by national and International bodies as a leader par excellence, and in 2021 received an Honorary Doctoral Degree in Public Policy from The University of the Commonwealth Caribbean.

Dr. Street Forrest’s mandate is to continue the process of developing the JSE Group and particularly, the Exchange, in an atmosphere of transparency and fairness while utilizing appropriate technology in providing the greatest possible efficiencies to the market. Dr. Street Forrest has a wealth of market sector experience, having worked in senior management positions at varying private and public sector organizations in Jamaica and overseas. Her acumen in ‘Discipline, Discretion and Daring’ leadership has seen the JSE transformed to be demutualized and to further ore robust Exchange with new markets added; US Denominated Market, Junior Market and the Private Market. Dr Street Forrest published in January 2022, “On Leadership, Discipline, Discretion and Daring”, releasing personal insights and practical strategies for CEOs, other business and aspiring professional leaders.

At the CEO Forum and Consultancy on “Utilizing Capital to Drive Digital Transformation: A CEO’s Practical Guide”, on Wednesday, March 29, 2023, at The Jamaica Pegasus Hotel in Kingston, Dr Street Forrest takes the lead to provide practical insights and set the expectations of the seminar.

Following her lead will be Ungad Chadda, former Senior Vice President of TMX Group, parent company of Toronto Stock Exchange, detailing the Group’s digital experience; the Honourable Patrick Hylton, Chairman of NCB Financial Group, revealing unique insights of NCB’s digitization journey, and finetuning the steps with their case studies and analytics for success, partners of McKinsey and Company!

Power and Opportunity in a Day to guide CEOs to be Digital Leaders as the global marketplace transforms.

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Brochure Digital Transformation CEOs Critical Guide, March 29, 2023

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