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 PROFILES OF OUR GRADUATE TRAINEES

 
 Taijaun Talbot

 

Hire Date: 13th November 2012
 
Current Rotation: Supervision (Insurance)
 
Education: Tennessee State University - Bachelor of Business Administration,
Major: Accounting
 
By conquering the challenges and taking advantage of the opportunities
provided by the BMA’s Graduate Training Programme, one’s peak potential
in the regulation of the financial services sector is limitless. The environment
is fit for continuous learning and growth.”

 Joy Martin 

Hire Date: 4th November 2013
 
Current Rotation: Supervision (Insurance)
 
Education: Saint Mary's University - Bachelor of Commerce,
Major: Accounting
 
"The GTP is an excellent way to jumpstart your career. As a Trainee you are
provided with the opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge of Bermuda’s
financial and insurance sector through hands-on learning. The training
provided allows you to advance towards your career aspirations. As long
as you are willing to put in the work and are dedicated the sky is the limit.

 Eneye Jatto

Hire Date: 4th November 2013
 
Current Rotation: Supervision (Macroprudential Unit)
 
Education: Temple University - Bachelor of Management Information Systems
 
Enrolling into the GTP is an opportunity that should not be overlooked.
The Programme offers a unique, unparalleled learning experience and each
rotation serves as a platform to build upon skills, acquire new ones and
advance my career. For someone like me who welcomes change and the
challenge of quickly adapting to new roles, the GTP is an excellent fit. 

 Courtney Coddington 

Hire Date: 3rd November 2014
 
Current Rotation: Supervision (Insurance)
 
Education: Georgia State University - Bachelor of Business Administration,
Major: Risk Management & Insurance;
Bermuda College - Associates, Business Administration
 
The Graduate Training Programme is a great way to jumpstart your career.
It gives you the chance to get an indepth look at and gain experience in
different aspects of the financial industries. Gaining this insight through the Programme and working hard to retain it, will benefit you as you accomplish
your career goals.
 

Steven Skinner 

Hire Date: 3rd November 2014
 
Current Rotation: Supervision (Banking, Trust, Corporate Services & Investment)
 
Education: Dalhousie University - Commerce Co-op
 
“I was looking for a rewarding and challenging opportunity and found it through the BMA's Graduate Training Programme.
 
 

 

 Vashun Blanchette

 
Hire Date:  20th November 2008
 
Completed Programme: 30th June 2012
 
Current Position: Senior Analyst - Policy, Risk & Research
  
Education: Cardiff University - Master of Science, Major: International Economics, Banking & Finance;
University of East Anglia - BSc in Business Management (Hons)
 
“I would recommend the Graduate Training Programme to anyone with an interest in the financial sector or regulation, and an appetite for working in a dynamic environment. As a Trainee you will be exposed to a multitude of assignments and projects as opposed to going through the same routines on a daily basis."

Treasa Walker 

Hire Date: 24th November 2008
 
Completed Programme: 30th April 2012
 
Current Position: Senior Analyst - Licensing & Authorisation
 
Education: Clark University - Bachelor of Art, Major: Business Management
 
“The support from my coworkers and Senior Management put real issues in perspective and help me to better understand the role of the Authority and how issues affect Bermuda's economy."

Jelani Scott

Hire Date: 9th November 2009
 
Completed Programme: 3rd May 2013
 
Current Position: Senior Analyst (Financial Institutions) - Banking, Trust, Corporate Services and Investments
 
Education: Howard University - Bachelor of Business Administration, Major: Management
 
“I feel that taking advantage of the opportunity that the Graduate Training Programme provides will set you with a solid foundation to build upon if you are looking to pursue and have a successful career as a leading financial regulator."

Alisha Phillips

Hire Date: 1st November 2010
 
Completed Programme: 27th November 2014
 
Current Position: Senior Analyst - Licensing & Authorisations
 
Education:
University of Western Ontario - Bachelor of Management and Organisational Studies, Major: Finance
 
"The Graduate Training Programme encourages you to push yourself beyond the textbook and into the practical everyday challenges arising within the financial industry in Bermuda through the eyes of the regulator. It offers you the training necessary to facilitate steady specialised advancement towards your ultimate career goal. The GTP challenges you to challenge yourself!.”
Tiffany Austin
Hire Date: 21st November 2011
 
Completed Programme: 2nd January 2015
 
Current Position: Senior Analyst - Supervision (Insurance)
 
Education: St. John's University - Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science
 
" I believe this Programme is a great opportunity for any recent graduate who wants to learn in-depth about Bermuda's financial and insurance industries. There are numerous opportunities to develop as an individual and put your current knowledge into practice. Most importantly, you know you are contributing to the overall success of the department, the BMA and Bermuda."