Denzil “Don” James – Chief Executive Officer
Mr. James brings significant experience and expertise to his new role at SCASPA. For the past twenty-five years he was employed by the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) where he held various positions. Mr. James’ most recent position was Advisor to the Governor immediate Office. Prior to joining ECCB, Mr. James served as a Graduate Teacher (Head of the Business Division) at the Cayon High School. James also holds a Master’s of Science in Finance and Accounting and a Bachelor’s of Science in Economics and Accounting
Ian Ferguson – Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Ian Ferguson has served in senior and executive finance positions within the fields of Central Banking, Commercial Banking and Telecommunications. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and also holds a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in Accounting from the University of The Virgin Islands, USVI and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from American University, Washington DC. Mr. Ferguson is also a Graduate of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA).
Shadine Julius – Chief Accountant
Ms. Julius is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA). Previously, at Grant Thornton, she served as a member of the audit team, performing financial statement audits and information system audits on clients in various sectors including telecommunications, banking, insurance, construction and retail. Ms. Julius then joined SCASPA’s Winning Team in July 2016. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from the University of the Virgin Islands and a Master of Accountancy from the Bowling Green State University in Ohio with special concentration in Accounting, Auditing and Information Systems Audit and Control.
Yvette Isles-Gumbs – Human Resources Manager
Mrs. Gumbs holds a BSc in Hospitality and Tourism Management with a concentration in Human Resources. She has worked for the St. Christopher Air and Sea Ports Authority for approximately 36 years in several capacities, but has been in the HR Department for the past 10 years.
Loui Hendrickson – Seaport Manager
Mr. Loui Hendrickson has been with SCASPA for approximately 34 years and has served in several capacities including Cruise Manager. His training includes but not limited to Port Management and Development, Shipping Logistics and Improving Port Performances (IPP 1-2).
Elsworth Warner – Airport Manager
Mr. Warner has successfully completed training in Meteorology, Air Traffic Control, Aeronautical Information Services and Aviation (with exposure to Airport Safety Oversight)….He was appointed to the position of Senior Air Traffic Control Officer in 2003 and later as Airport Manager (Ag.) in 2010 and is currently the Airport Manager.
Jervin Lapsley – Security Manager
Mr Jervin Lapsley became a member of the senior management team at SCASPA on October 1st 2016. Lapsley previously served as a Commissioned Officer in the St. Kitts-Nevis Defense Force and held several senior appointments. His accolades consist of highly distinguished defense training in Guyana, Jamaica and the United States. Mr. Lapsley holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration, specializing in Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
Mervin Lewis – Facilities Manager
Mr. Mervin Lewis joined the Senior Management team of SCASPA in August 2015. Before joining SCAPSA, he was employed at the St. Kitts and Nevis Coast Guard where he led the Engineering Department as Warrant Officer Second Class (WO2) and Chief Engineer. He served for over twenty-two (22) years where he underwent numerous training in Engineering and Leadership, locally, regionally and internationally to enhance his development in such areas.
Akilah Byron-Nisbett – Information Technology Manager
Mrs. Nisbett holds a Master’s of Science in Computer Information Systems from Quinnipac University graduating with the Faculty Award for Most Outstanding Student and a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Management from the University of South Florida. She has held various IT positions in companies such as Deloitte and Touche LLP where she worked as an Enterprise Risk Service Consultant, St. Kitts Nevis Anguilla National Bank as a Systems Analyst, and Eastern Caribbean Central Bank as a Systems Analyst. Mrs. Nisbett joined SCASPA’s winning team in November 2016.
Marva Burroughs – Corporate Affairs and Public Relations Manager
Ms. Marva Burroughs joined the ranks of SCASPA in 2012. She pursued a Bachelors of Arts at the University of the Virgin Island in English and Speech Communications and Theatre and a Masters Degree in Advertising and Marketing in Britain. Ms. Burroughs has been in Public Relations and Marketing for 17 years, first at St. Kitts-Nevis National Bank and then at St. Kitts Nevis Development Bank, prior to the continuation of this career path at SCASPA.