Ms. Tanya Stuart, MBA, BSc., FRM Candidate – Chief Risk Officer, JMMB Group Trinidad and Tobago Limited Tanya Stuart is a native of Barbados who relocated to Trinidad and Tobago in 2007 to pursue career advancement. She is a seasoned Banker and risk management professional with over twenty years’ experience within the financial sector where she has held several managerial positions in Corporate Barbados and Trinidad and Tobago which included, Assistant Credit Controller, Credit Manager, Senior Manager-Credit, Vice President, Corporate Finance and her most recent position as Chief Risk Officer in a regional financial institution. In her current profession, Tanya has broken the C-Suite glass ceiling by becoming the first female Chief Risk Officer at age 39 in a male dominated area of Banking and Finance. Tanya is also a part-time risk management facilitator having worked with a number of organizations including the Institute of Banking and Finance (IBAF), Central Finance Facility Co-operative Society Limited; the Trinidad and Tobago Hospitality Institute and various consulting firms to facilitate training courses to persons in the field of Banking and Finance Sector. In addition to the above, Tanya has a BSc. in Banking and Finance (Upper Second Class Honours) and an MBA with a specialisation in International Finance with a Distinction. She is also currently pursuing her FRM professional designation. Outside of her work endeavors, Tanya is passionate about assisting differently able children and underprivileged teenage girls and given this, she is learning sign language as she believes in bridging this missing communication gap to be able to effectively communicate with the hearing impaired.