Directors


Derick Steele,
Esq.,Chairman,Acc.Dir.

Mr. Derick Steele completed his Engineering studies at South East College of Technology, London, UK 1969. He established Steele Auto Supplies in 1969 as Managing Director/Owner. He has served as past First Vice president and Second Vice President of the Grenada Chamber of Industry and Commerce. In addition, he has been a director of Grenada’s National Transport Board for more than 10 years. He is currently Chairman of Board of Directors of a local real estate company for seven years.  He has been a director of the Grenada Co-operative Bank Limited for more than 15 years. Mr. Steele commented,“The bank has come a long way and as the sole Grenadian owned commercial bank, the Bank is standing “shoulder to shoulder” with the other foreign owned banks. He sees a great future for the Grenada Co-operative Bank Limited with very good forecast for future growth under its current Management”.


Gordon V. Steele,
Esq., Deputy Chairman.

Mr. Gordon V. Steele, O.B.E has been a career banker and the Managing Director of the Grenada Co-operative Bank Ltd. for more than thirty years. Under his leadership the bank grew from EC$1.2 million to over EC $300 million in assets. His vision is to see the Grenada Co-operative Bank Limited as the number one financial institution in Grenada – as an icon of Grenadian determination and fortitude, and the bank providing products and services that are of the highest quality, and also establishing relationships that would strengthen its position to be able to compete more aggressively in the financial market.


Richard W. Duncan
Esq., Acc. Dir.
B.Sc., M.A., CGA, AICB

Richard W. Duncan is the Managing Director of Grenada Co-operative Bank Ltd. An Economist and Accountant, he joined the bank in 1996 as its Financial Manager. He previously worked in the Grenada Public Service in the areas of public policy analysis, debt management, public finance and public sector investment programming. He has held several directorships including the Grenada Model Farms Corporation, Grenada Postal Corporation, the Caribbean Credit Card Corporation (4Cs), the Rotary Club of Grenada and Chairman of the NIS Investment Committee. Currently he is vice-president of the Grenada Bankers Association.


Richard Mc Intyre,
Esq.,Acc.Dir.

Owner and Managing Director of General Insurance Agency trained in the UK in General Insurance and Liability Insurance. He became a Director of Mc Intyre Bros. Ltd. and it’s subsidiary Companies in the late 1960’s. He formed his own Company Richard Mc Intyre Insurance Company in 1987 after leaving Mc Intyre Bros. Ltd. His company is currently the local agents for Caribbean Alliance Insurance, which offers non-life insurance coverage. He also later established another company Marine World Limited, which sells fishing and other marine supplies and accessories. Mr. Mc Intyre believes the Bank has a long historical record of service to the communities throughout all rural areas on the Island. He says that it is evident that the Bank has come a long way to now being one of the major players in the financial industry. He is also pleased with the technological advancement that the Bank has made, and the cadre of youthful and experienced members of the management team to take the Bank into the future. He feels that the Bank should continue to look towards establishing new premises in other communities as it strives to become even more prominent throughout the Island.


Lisa M. Taylor,
B.A. (Hons), Ll.B (Hons).

Ms. Taylor is an Attorney-at-Law by profession since 1996 whose practice areas include Corporate Law, Land Law, Insolvency and Family Law. She studied at Brooklyn College (City University of New York) and the University of the West Indies (UWI), where she obtained qualifications of Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) (Hons.) in Political Science and Bachelor of Laws (LI.B) (Hons.) respectively. Ms. Taylor currently serves as a Director of Jonas Browne & Hubbard (Grenada) Ltd and the UWI Regional Endowment Fund Ltd. and has been the Vice-President and Secretary of the Grenada Bar Association. She joined the team of Directors in January 2010. Her vision for the Bank is that it will continue to play a transformative role in the cultural and economic development of the Grenadian people.


Mr. Ambrose Phillip
B.Sc., M.Sc., Esq.,

Mr. Phillip is a 1981 graduate of the University of the West Indies’ Management Studies Programme and holds an M.Sc in Ports and Shipping Administration from the World Maritime University. He also holds a certificate in Legal Education and is a Court-Connected Mediator of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court. Mr. Phillip has a wealth of experience, having served in Management and Directorship positions at the Grenada Board of Tourism, Grenlec and the Public Service Co-operative Credit Union. He is currently the General Manager of the Grenada Ports Authority and serves as Deputy Chairman and Director of Grenada National Stadium Authority and Grenreal respectively.Mr. Phillip is committed to ensuring that the Bank remains financially sound while embracing efficiencies and improved services to customers, as it strives to be better placed to generate sustainable returns to shareholders even as it promotes the seventy-ninth year adage of the founding fathers – “Thrift and Industry”.


Leslie Ramdhanny,
B.Sc,Acc.Dir. Esq.

Holds a B.Sc. Agricultural Science from the University of the West Indies. He is the Owner and Manager of Hardware Company and has been a Businessman for over 30 years. He has also served as Director on several national boards including the National Development Foundation, the Grenada Chamber of Industry and Commerce and the Grenada Solid Waste Management Company. He has been a five (5) time District Governor’s representative for the Rotary Clubs of Grenada.He stated that the Grenada Co-operative Bank has grown from what was known as the “penny bank” into a commercial bank because the bank has enjoyed the confidence of the Grenadian people. This has been reflected in the dynamic growth of the bank in the last five years. He will like to see the bank expanding to provide the widest range of commercial services comparable with other foreign banks and seeing the bank expanding to each parish in the tri-island state.


Darryl Brathwaite,
Acc. Dir.,Esq.

Businessman and Managing Director of Hi-Tech Printery completed studies at the London School of Accountancy, London, UK. He is an experienced businessman having worked in the UK, Latin America and the Caribbean before returning to Grenada in 1988 to establish Hi-Tech Printery Ltd. as the Managing Director/Owner. He served as Vice-President of the Senate and on several Government Committees and Statutory Boards. He is a past president Grenada Chamber of Industry & Commerce. He has been Director of the Grenada Co-operative Bank Ltd. from 2003 to present.
He wishes to see the Bank providing the most relevant risk assessment and financial support to customers as the financial institution with the most knowledge and experience of the local economic environment.


Alfred Logie,
Esq., Lic. Acc. Dir.

Mr. Logie holds a Licentiate Degree in Economic Planning from the University of Camagüey, Cuba and has held senior positions at the National Insurance Scheme, where he is the present Director.
He is a former CEO of the Grenada Cooperative Nutmeg Association and has served as a Director on the Board of GRENLEC, Grencoda and Grenreal Corporation. Upon his appointment, Mr. Logie commented,

“I am pleased to be associated with Grenada Co-operative Bank, a genuine Grenadian institution that has served the ordinary citizen of this country for generations. As a director I fully identify with its vision and values.”