Christopher N. Barnes, J.P., MBA, BSc.

Christopher Barnes is Managing Director of the Gleaner Company and joined the JN Life Insurance Board in March 2012. He is the Chairman of Independent Radio Company Limited; The Gleaner Company (USA) Limited; The Gleaner Company (Can) Inc; Gleaner Online; PALS Jamaica and the Media Association of Jamaica. He also serves on the boards of the Caribbean News Agency, Caribbean Media Corporation, Inter-American Press Association, The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica, Pan Jamaican Investment Trust, A-Plus Learning Limited and Ocho Rios Beach Limited. Prior to joining the Gleaner, he spent 10 years with Montreal-based Alcan Inc. (now Rio Tinto Alcan) in various international roles, including his last as Director, Strategic Initiatives for Alcan’s Global Pharmaceutical Packaging Group. Mr. Barnes is a Justice of the Peace.