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Four candidates bringing “years of experience and professional leadership” have joined the board of governors at the Bermuda College.

Nasir Wade, the chairman, welcomed Jozelle Opoku, Lana Talbot, Shelby Weldon and Denton Williams, saying they were armed with diverse experience in finance, IT, regulation and compliance, social sciences and operations.

Mr Wade said the appointments would keep the College strategically placed as a world-class institution of higher learning, while maintaining its grounding as the “community’s college”.

Jozelle Opoku (Photograph supplied)

Ms Opoku, a chartered professional accountant, is the president and chief executive of CPA Bermuda.

She also serves on the National Workforce Development Advisory Board.

Ms Opoku holds a bachelor of business degree in commerce as a valedictorian from Laurentian University in Canada, and obtained her CPA designation in 2015 through the CPA Atlantic School of Business programme while employed by KPMG in Bermuda.

For the past five years, she has been employed by the Regulatory Authority of Bermuda, most recently as head of regulation.

Lana Talbot (Photograph supplied)

Lana Talbot, an educational and child psychologist, is an alumna of Bermuda College.

Dr Talbot has garnered a host of educational awards, and has presented numerous professional workshops locally and overseas on topics such as behaviour, learning difficulties and the social-emotional development of young people.

Shelby Weldon (Photograph supplied)

Mr. Weldon, a CPA, is president and deputy chairman of HLB Bermuda Advisory and Accounting Ltd.

Before joining HLB in June 2020, he was senior vice president of Marsh Management Services Bermuda Ltd, providing insurance management services to a portfolio of captive and commercial insurance companies.

Denton William (Photograph supplied)

Mr Williams is chief executive of the BAC Group of Companies, and serves as deputy chairman of the board.

He brings 29 years of industry experience in electrical engineering and information technology, of which eight were at the senior executive level.

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Published April 22, 2024 at 12:29 pm (Updated April 22, 2024 at 12:29 pm)

Bermuda College welcomes new faces to board

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