Invest Barbados 10th aniversary
Invest Barbados
Trident Insurance Financial Centre, Hastings, Christ Church, Barbados, BB15156
Phone: (124) 662-6200
Fax: +1 (246) 626-2099

Invest Barbados (IB) is an economic development agency of the Government of Barbados. IB is responsible for attracting, winning and sustaining international investment for Barbados. The corporation is also responsible for helping to develop and manage the Barbados international business brand.


To be recognised as a leading investment promotion agency by virtue of our success in winning and facilitating international business.


To secure and facilitate sustainable foreign direct investment and international business that result in increased jobs, technology and skills transfer, foreign exchange earnings and tax revenues for Barbados.


  • To promote Barbados as a desirable investment location, and land foreign direct investment
  • To monitor competitive domiciles, clients and markets for new trends and legislative changes, and develop new products
  • To work with other stakeholders to manage and develop the Barbados business brand

 Our Services

  • Promoting and landing foreign direct investment
  • Providing relevant, timely, current, quality information to investors
  • Ensuring that the Barbados environment is conducive to foreign direct investment
  • Developing new investment products
  • Collaborating with stakeholders to manage the Barbados business brand

Board Members

Mr. Anthony T. Bryan,

Deputy Chair
Mr. Rodwell London

Mr. Randy Graham

Mr. Stephen Greaves

Dr. Everton Walters, CBE, JP

Ms. Debra Gooding

Ms. Emeline Taitt

Permanent Secretary, Prime Minister’s Office – currently Mrs. Ruth Blackman, BSS

Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development – currently Mr. Mark Cummins (Ag.)

Representative (Barbados International Business Association) – currently Mr. Marlon Waldron, CPA, CGA, CA, MBA

Senior Management

Ms. Sandra Payne
Chief Executive Officer (Ag.)

Mr. Kenneth Campbell
Director – Investment Promotion

Mr. Ezra Catwell
Director – Investment Facilitation

Ms. Jannette Babb
Director – Research & Development (Ag.)

Mr. Jean-Paul Cumberbatch

Manager – Research & Development

Mr. Ronald Lewis
Manager – Information Communication Technology

Ms. Deborah Gill
Manager – Finance

Mrs. Michelle Inniss
Manager – Human Resources