The management team of the Barbados Stock Exchanges brings extensive financial sector experience to bear from a diverse range of qualified industries. Their combination of local, regional and international expertise has been vital to the continued development of Barbados’ capital markets.

Marlon E. Yarde, JP., FCPA., FCGA., FCA., LL.B. (Hons)., LL.M. (Osgoode)., FCIS.

Managing Director
Marlon E. Yarde has been with the Barbados Stock Exchange Group since November 1, 2003. The Group includes the parent, Barbados Stock Inc (BSE) its subsidiary, the Barbados Central Securities Depository Inc. (BCSDI) and the subsidiary of the BCSDI, the BCSDI Custodian Trust Services Inc. (BCTSI). He currently holds the position of Managing Director and CEO within the Group.

Mr. Yarde has played a leadership role in the significant developments within the BSE over his twenty years tenure, including the BSE’s demutualization and the launch of the International Securities Market.

Mr. Yarde, a Chartered Accountant with his professional qualifications being a Fellow of the Chartered Professional Accountants Association of Canada and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Barbados.

He is also a Chartered Governance Professional and Chartered Secretary holding a Fellowship designation from the Chartered Governance Institute given in London.

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

Mr. Yarde is currently pursuing a Doctorate Business Administration (DBA) degree from the Edinburgh Napier University (ENU), Scotland. His proposed research topic is, “The Integration of Regional Capital Markets: Understanding Securities Legislation and Corporate Governance Practice and Codes within CARICOM.” He has completed a Post Graduate Certificate in Business and Management Research Methods from ENU.

Mr. Yarde is a keen supporter of and advocate for excellent corporate governance practice in Barbados and the wider Caribbean.

Ezra Marshall, MBA

Deputy General Manager – Operations
Ezra Marshall has been with the Barbados Stock Exchange Inc. (BSE) and Barbados Central Securities Depository Inc. (BCSDI) since June, 1998. He holds the post of Deputy General Manager of the BSE & BCSDI, and Director/COO of the newly formed BCSDI Custodian & Trust Services Inc. He is directly responsible for all operations.

Mr. Marshall has, in his twenty-five (25) years with the BSE, been in the forefront of the implementation of electronic trading, clearance and settlement systems for the BSE & BCSDI. His input has been instrumental in the creation of a technologically sound, world class stock exchange and its depository which is compliant with internationally recognized trading and settlement standards.

Mr. Marshall holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of the West Indies – Cave Hill and a Masters in Business Administration with specialization in International Business from the University of Liverpool. In addition, he has participated in securities training at the US Securities & Exchange Commission, the World Trade Center and Bombay (Mumbai) Stock Exchange.

Mr. Marshall has a wide range of interests, District Emergency Organization (Chairman-St. James Central), Member of Committee of Management (Barbados Cricket Umpires Association), Member of National Domino Association & National Darts Associations, President – Benfica Cricket Club.

saabir weatherhead, FccA, Bsc

Manager – Accounting & Finance
Saabir Weatherhead joined the Barbados Stock Exchange Inc.’s group of companies in August 2022, in the role of Manager – Accounting & Finance.

He is a finance professional with close to 15 years expertise in auditing, accounting, and finance matters across various industries, having worked within multiple large conglomerates. His strategic mindset and analytical acumen have been instrumental in guiding financial success across these companies in his various roles.

Saabir holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics & Accounting from the University of the West Indies – Cave Hill Campus. In addition, he is a Chartered Accountant who is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and a member of the local accounting body, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Barbados (ICAB).

Saabir manages and has oversight for all financial related matters of the Barbados Stock Exchange Inc., Barbados Central Securities Depository Inc. and the BCSDI Custodian and Trust Services Inc.


Manager – Trust & Fund Services
Nicole C. Weekes, a former Manager Trust Services with a regional financial institution, is a seasoned Trust Management professional, with almost 20 years of experience in helping corporate clients achieve their regulatory, investment and best practice goals and objectives.   Her deep expertise in managing registrar, paying agency and trusts for private and public placements, insurance and corporate trusts, estates and mutual fund custody has earned her a reputation as a leader in the industry.

Nicole has completed her STEP Diploma in International Trust Management (Dist)., Project Management and International Mutual Fund qualifications as well as the Eastern Caribbean Securities Market Certification Programme which has equipped her with a strong foundation which enhanced her knowledge and skill in the field.

Outside of work, she is a lifelong learner, enjoys volunteering her time with charitable causes and is involved with creative ventures which provides her with new perspectives and a passion for improving and adding value to any pursuit in which she is involved.

Kerry Greene, BSC

Corporate & Executive Secretary
Kerry Greene is the Corporate & Executive Secretary of the Barbados Stock Exchange Inc’s group of companies. With over twenty (20) years’ experience in the Capital Markets industry, Ms. Greene provides invaluable support to the enduring success of the Exchange.

Ms. Greene has been actively involved in several projects at the BSE, including the Demutualization on December 22, 2015. She lends her strategic assistance and operational insights to the Managing Director, the Deputy General Manager and the Board of Directors in support of all major initiatives at the stock exchange.

Prior to joining the BSE, Ms. Greene worked within the legal fraternity. She holds a BSc in Social Sciences from the University of the West Indies – Cave Hill Campus and has pursued additional training throughout the years, to enhance her professional skills and qualifications. She is a member of the Chartered Governance Institute of Canada.

Ms. Greene has a wonderful sense of humor and enjoys interacting with her colleagues and clients alike.

Barry Blenman, MSc.

Compliance and Regulatory Reporting Officer
Barry Blenman joined the Barbados Stock Exchange Inc. on February 2, 2009 in the post of Registry Services Assistant. At the time, his primary role was the management of Sagicor Financial Corporation Limited’s share register and the preparation of the BSE’s daily trading reports. On September 2, 2010, he was promoted to the post of Operations Supervisor – Business Development reporting directly to the Managing Director . On May 1, 2024, he was promoted to his current post of Compliance and Regulator Reporting Officer.

Mr. Blenman is responsible for ensuring that all member firms, listed companies, and market participants comply with the Rules, By-laws, and regulatory frameworks of the BSE, BCSDI, and BCTSI. He also ensures compliance with the legislative frameworks and Guidance Notes from our primary regulators: the Financial Services Commission (FSC), the International Business Unit (IBU) of the Ministry of Energy and Business (ME&B), and the Central Bank of Barbados (CBB).

Mr. Blenman has worked in the international business and financial services sector, the local manufacturing sector and the Civil Service. He holds a Master of Science Degree in Project Management, a Bachelor of Sciences Degree in Management (Upper Second-Class Honours) from the University of West Indies – Cave Hill as well as Associate Degrees in both Mechanical and Electrical Engineering.