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BIA Elects New Chairman and Secretary

NASSAU, BAHAMAS, January 15, 2019.

The Bahamas Insurance Association (BIA) recently announced the election of Warren Rolle as Chairman and Felicia Knowles as Secretary of the Association. They join the BIA executive team comprised of Anton Sealey, Deputy Chair (Property & Casualty), Tina Cambridge, Deputy Chair (Life & Health) and Cardinal McCardy, Treasurer.

“I am honored to have been elected by members of the BIA to serve as the Chairman at this juncture in our Association’s history. The BIA serves as the chief advocate for the insurance industry in The Bahamas and acts as the main liaison with the Government of The Bahamas on matters impacting this important sector of our nation’s economy,” said Mr. Rolle.

Mr. Rolle acknowledged that the industry is facing several crucial issues that require ongoing collaboration between the BIA and The Government.
“Our industry faces a number of uncertainties in relation to proposed tax reforms and the requirements stemming from Anti-Money Laundering/Countering the Financing of Terrorism/Proliferation Financing legislation. These initiatives will necessitate close collaboration with the Government and regulators to successfully implement.

We look forward to maintaining our working relationships with the Government and relevant agencies and departments to better serve our members and the protect the interest of our clients, the Bahamian public,” concluded Mr. Rolle.

About Warren Rolle

Warren Rolle is the Managing Director of NUA Insurance Agents & Brokers Ltd. He is also a Director of the Bahamas Entrepreneurial Venture Fund. He most recently served as Secretary of the BIA for four years. Mr. Rolle holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Palm Beach Atlantic University and a Diploma from the Chartered Insurance Institute in London, United Kingdom.

About Felicia Knowles

Felicia Knowles is co-owner and Chief Operating Officer of Lampkin Knowles and Company Insurance Brokers & Benefit Consultants. She is also the President of the Bahamas Coalition of Service Industries and previously served as President of the Bahamas Insurance Brokers Association. Ms. Knowles holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Marketing from Barber-Scotia College in Concord, North Carolina and MBA in Business Management from Nova Southeastern University, United States of America.