Yvonne Edwards is the CEO for SYGEC. In this role, she assumes the responsibilities of global operations across a broad and diverse geographical region, which includes United States of America, United Kingdom, Africa, India and the Caribbean.
Her experience spans 35 years in a variety of corporate leadership, consultation and senior management positions, in banking, transportation and commerce enterprises, which include Barclays Bank International, Eastern Airlines, President of Jamport Travel, President of All Star Limousine Service, and President of All Star International Trading, Inc.
She has an extensive background in international commodity trading and has demonstrated a historical pattern of outstanding change management. She is well versed and accomplished in developing relationships and partnerships with decision-makers; and leading and motivating management teams, to exceed revenue goals.
Yvonne has a working knowledge of corporate cultures across the Diaspora, which is critical to success in leveraging trading commodities, such as gold, copper, scrap metal, precious metals, diamonds, oil, and various consumer products, with global trading enterprises. Her diverse background across industry sectors, has given her valuable insight in industry trends and has enabled her to grow a respected commercial business network globally, which is requisite for building and sustaining successful business, commercial and trading relationships across America, South America, Africa and the Caribbean.
Yvonne Edwards holds a degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Banking and Finance and a second degree in Management and Finance.
Christopher Grey has more than 20 years experience in international entrepreneurship and consultancy. His various roles currently include; International business consultant for finance, social development and trade in the Sub Saharan Africa territory, Consultant and Advisor to Government ministries on corporate engagement and infrastructure development.
He has extensive international diplomatic and corporate relationships and a strong personal background in foreign affairs. This includes a thorough understanding of the multicultural sensitivities required for diplomatic public relations within diverse communities with a particular focus on achieving realistic objectives.
Christopher Grey has been communications strategy consultant to global corporations and public figures.
He has long standing direct relationships and ties with government officials across the world including: USA, UK, Jamaica, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Senegal, Gambia, Nigeria, Kenya, South Sudan, Liberia, Cote D’voire.
Christopher Grey consults on various international infrastructure development ventures and assists in the creative marketing and awareness of those ventures enabling developing countries to maximize on national revenue, making a difference in global development and is committed to community development and growth.
Christopher also heads the highly acclaimed entertainment, management and branding company Greyology Inc that has enabled a host of International awards including Oscars and Grammy Awards for its clients and is a leading figure in international arts and entertainment as a creative director, producer, distributor in motion pictures, television and provider of music for multi- media related ventures and International award winning projects for: BBC, ITV, Channel4, BET, Africa Magic/MNet, Slumdog Millionaire, 127 Hours, Couples Retreat, American Idol and X-Factor, Sony PSP. Greyology Inc. has developed and serviced new and established international artists projects including: Usher, Leona Lewis, Lady Gaga, JLS, AR Rahman, Sade, Cecile, Razorlight, Jungle Brothers, Lush, Truce, Kreuz, Jim Iyke, Brownstone, Terry Ellis, PJ Morton among many others.
A dedicated humanitarian Christopher leverages his high level international associates and partners strategically with celebrities, public figures, corporations, business people and private donors to provide immediate solutions to community social issues in Sub Saharan Africa.
Malvern G. Edwards
Malvern Edwards is the Chief Financial Officer of SYGEC. He is responsible for developing and articulating business and finance strategies; financial reporting systems; corporate finance presentations and execution drills; strategic planning and cost analysis documents, presentations and training for senior managers and executives.
He provides leadership training, to enable management and finance teams to focus on the corporate short and long term business and finance strategies and recovery, including global tax, decision support and execution; partnership development and asset protection strategies and instructions.
Malvern has over 33 years experience in business, finance and accounting, however specializing in financial, cost and management accounting. Prior to joining SYGEC, he served as an international accountant for a major multi-national finance organization. Malvern has contributed to the growth and development and stability of many leading Companies and educational institutions such as, PRGX International, Office Depot, Callaway Partners LLC, and Clark Atlanta University. His expertise includes activities in foreign currency exchange fluctuations and currency re-measurement of cash movements between various countries. He served as a respected member of the consulting team that completed one of the largest restatement projects in the USA for a multi-billion healthcare organization. His distinguished industry experience in business, finance and accounting, crosses diverse corporate sectors in retail, manufacturing, hospitality and tourism, education and healthcare for which he is in great demand and well positioned for domestic and international consultancy, in his areas of specialization. Malvern holds a Bachelor’s Degree and an MBA in Accounting.
Karl Stewart is a career Building and Construction professional, with experience in the development of commercial, residential and engineering projects. His knowledge and experience afforded him, the opportunity to work with many other industry professionals in planning, design and construction, of iconic and other buildings, in Canada, Jamaica and the USA.
Of particular note, was his creative interpretation of Architectural drawings and, ultimately, construction of the ultra modern Jamaican recording studio, “Studio 2000” for world renown producers Steely and Clevie.
A graduate of George Brown College and the University of Toronto, Karl’s professional career started in 1974 as a project manager, for Dillon and Company. He migrated to Jamaica in 1983, recruited to assume the position of general projects manager for the Geon group of companies, having direct responsibilities, for upscale residential and Civil engineering projects. Karl departed Geon in 1986 and, started Jankar corporation, a construction company with primary focus on the niche market of builders of “Dream” homes.
Karl has successfully managed and developed construction projects, in the fields of Education, Medicine, Law, Entertainment, Roads, Homes and Commercial office buildings.
Joseph A. Pitter
Joseph A. Pitter has had a varied and storied career. He started as an Electrical Engineer (BEE, University of Technology) and was employed for 12 years with The Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA), NYC, USA. While at The MTA, Joseph developed protocols for the safe use of High Tension Electrical Circuitry and Third Rail Protocol.
After earning a second bachelor’s Degree in Economics/Computer Science (BA) he took a position as a Computer Systems Manager in the Financial Industry. Among his achievements, there was the development of ‘The Covered Call Calculator Software Tool’, used in the development of Options Trading Strategy for Brokerage Operations. This career path lasted for over 20 years, during that time he earned a Master’s Degree; MBA (Finance, Long Island University).
His education upgrade was instrumental in him being promoted to the position of Vice President of “Systems, Services and Operations “at UBS Financial Services.
Joseph Pitter has extensively developed strategies for web development, internet marketing and call center operations. He was instrumental in recruiting, testing and placing several personnel in the IT sector in Jamaica W.I.
He has also been active in the motion picture and television production industry. In this area, he was appointed, location manager, responsible for field operations in the development of several TV series, major motion picture productions and the production of commercials and documentaries.
Joseph has been a successful manager in the areas of Technology, Consulting and Media.