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Marlon E. Yarde

Managing Director, Barbados Stock Exchange Inc & Barbados Central Securities Depository Inc.

Marlon E. Yarde

Managing Director, Barbados Stock Exchange Inc & Barbados Central Securities Depository Inc.

Biography

Marlon E. Yarde has been with the Barbados Stock Exchange Inc (BSE) and its subsidiary, the Barbados Central Securities Depository Inc. (BCSDI) since November 1, 2003. He currently holds the position of Managing Director of the BSE and the BCSDI effective March 31, 2016.

Mr. Yarde has played a key role in many of the significant developments at the BSE over his fifteen-year tenure. These include the BSE’s demutualization in December of 2015 and the launch of the International Securities Market (ISM) in March of 2016. His current passion is establishing the BSE as the traditional Exchange of choice for the listing and trading of Digital Financial Assets (or Crypto Assets) on a well-regulated market with international best practice Rules within a jurisdiction with a reputation for a robust regulatory framework.

Mr. Yarde, a Chartered Accountant and. His professional qualifications in the accounting field include being a Fellow of the Chartered Professional Accountants Association of Canada (member since June 1995) and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Barbados (member since May 1996).

He is also a Chartered Governance Professional holding a Fellowship designation (FCIS) from the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA) in Canada.

In addition, Mr. Yarde holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree (LL.B) from the University of Huddersfield in the UK and a Master of Laws Degree (LL.M) specializing in Securities Law from Osgoode Hall Law School of York University in Toronto, Canada.