John Edward (Ed) Clarke is Director of Strategic Projects for Sagicor Life Inc in Barbados. He retired from his position as Executive Vice President and General Manager of the Barbados Operations for Sagicor Life Inc on 30th June 2020 after 13 years with Sagicor.
Mr. Clarke is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and is a Certified Internal Auditor with more than 45 years' experience in the field of auditing, accounting, financial services, and international business management. He began his accounting career at Pannell Fitzpatrick & Company Chartered Accountants in Barbados (now Ernst & Young) and he later joined Texaco and subsequently Chevron Inc and served as a senior Manager in its Finance team in Barbados, Nigeria and the USA.
Mr. Clarke is currently a Director of Sagicor General Insurance Inc, Sagicor Funds Incorporated, Sagicor Asset Management Inc, The Estates Group Holdings Limited, Barbados Farms Ltd, Chequerhall Investments Inc, Chequerhall PV Inc and Four Cross Inc. He is the Immediate past Chairman of the Barbados Private Sector Association and immediate past Co-Chair of the Barbados Economic Recovery and Transformation (BERT) Monitoring Committee. He attended The Lodge School, in the parish of his birth, St John, he is married to Jane and is the father of two young adults and stepfather of three. Ed became a grandfather in 2021.