JP Clarke, General Manager, Credit and Enterprise Risk, is a banking professional with close to a decade of investment banking and commercial and retail banking experience at the senior management level of Republic Bank Limited.
Prior to his most recent position, JP served as Senior Branch Manager, Commercial and Retail Banking, where, among his substantive duties, he oversaw projects relating to branch operations, including Information Technology and efficiency initiatives. He was responsible for leading the teams in generating retail and commercial sales to achieve significant asset and deposit growth at the Independence Square and Promenade Centre branches in Port of Spain, Trinidad.
JP has served as Head, Investment Banking Division, with strategic oversight of investment opportunities arising from the Bank’s acquisitions and expansion in the Caribbean, Suriname, and Ghana. He has also served as Investment Manager, Corporate and Investment Banking Division, building key client relationships and originating new business prospects across the region’s private and public sectors.
A Graduate of St. Mary’s College, Port of Spain, he was a Trinidad and Tobago National Open Scholarship winner (2005) and went on to read Land Economy and Management Studies at Cambridge University, UK.