Lisandra RickardsBranson Centre of Entrepreneurship – Caribbean

Lisandra Rickards is Chief Entrepreneurship Officer at the Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship – Caribbean, where she has developed and delivered scaled initiatives to over 1,200 Caribbean entrepreneurs and counting. She also was integral in launching the Alpha Angels Network of business angels in Jamaica; she was Founding Network Manager of Alpha Angels between 2014 and 2016.

Lisandra has conducted economic and statistical research for the best-selling books Freakonomics and Superfreakonomics; consulted for the Ministry of Finance in Jamaica; worked at Bain & Company in New York City; and has helped develop a global brand strategy for Caribbean conglomerate Grace Kennedy. She was previously a Director of Business Development at the RMP Group, a private investment firm based in Orlando.

Lisandra has an MBA with First-Year Honors from Harvard Business School, and a B.A. in Economics from the University of Chicago. In 2008, she was featured in the CNBC documentary The Money Chase: Inside Harvard Business School.

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