Mr. Brian Goldson is an experienced and innovative business leader with expertise in the areas of finance and strategic management. He was appointed to the board of the VM Money Transfer Services Limited in 2013.
Mr. Goldson has more than 20 years of proven experience in starting and building new business enterprises and leading them to top positions in their respective markets in a number of countries in the Caribbean. He has an outstanding track record in establishing and/or managing a wide range of high volume retail consumer transactional financial services. These include the launch of Western Union Money Transfer Services; F/X Trader, a retail cambio/bureau de change; and Bill Express, a bill payment service, in several Caribbean territories.
A former equity trader, Mr Goldson has successfully led companies to listings on capital markets. In particular, as Chairman, he led Access Financial Services, a micro-finance institution, to a successful listing on the Jamaica Junior Stock Exchange in October 2009. Mr. Goldson served for 16 years as a member of senior management at GraceKennedy and Company including the position of Managing Director of GraceKennedy Remittance Services Ltd. He was a member of the main board from 1999 to 2006. His other previous board appointments include Non-Executive Chairman of Access Financial Services as well as the Postal Corporation of Jamaica. He also serves on the Board of Directors for VM Building Society.
Mr. Goldson attained a BSc in Investment Finance from the University of New Orleans, and a MBA specialising in Strategic Management and Real Estate Finance from Georgia State University.