Edison Galbraith is General Manager - Loan Origination and Portfolio Management at the Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ), where he heads the bank’s lending operations. His responsibilities include managing DBJ’s relationships with entrepreneurs and financiers, and deploying DBJ’s J$20 billion portfolio to support economic growth, job creation and financial inclusion. In this regard, Edison led the design and execution of DBJ’s US$70 million ICT/BPO investment strategy supporting 1 million sq. ft. space with 20,000 jobs and has been leading the bank’s successful MSME lending, Energy finance, and loan guarantee initiatives. With over 20 years of experience in the Financial Services industry, Edison holds an MBA in Finance and International Business from the Manchester Business School, a BA in History and Economics from the University of the West Indies, and is also a Certified Energy Manager and an Energy Risk Professional.