Charles is a British born retired banker. His 34 year career commenced with Barclays in the UK, then CEO at CIBC First Caribbean International Bank (CIBC) in the Caribbean and finally with Commonwealth Bank of Australia where he was CEO of their New Zealand bank, ASB Bank. Charles currently holds a number of consultancy/mentorship positions with small startup businesses.
His passions away from work include charitable causes such as The Cherry Tree Trust (born out of his love for Barbados and the Caribbean) and his family of wife Ruth, four children and a golden retriever! His other interests include watching his beloved Everton, hiking and gardening.