Ms. Jadine D. Yarde is the CEO of the Nevis Tourism Authority, steering its course during recent challenging and unprecedented times. Ms. Yarde brings with her over ten years of diverse industry experience which allows her to connect with the modern traveller and identifying their ever changing needs. Prior to this role, Jadine was recognised within the regional and international tourism and entertainment industry for her instrumental role in the planning, marketing, staging quality concerts, festivals and retreats. Her work with artistes and in the event management space is often recognised by consumers, which is the ultimate compliment to her passion for the delivery excellence. Jadine was also the co-creator of Limitless Concierge Service which provides tailored experiences in Barbados and Grenada. Ms. Yarde earned a bachelor’s degree from Saint John’s University in New York with a concentration in Marketing and Chinese in 2011. In her role as Director of J. Ventures International, she has mentored young women entering the entertainment sector, launching the careers of successful musicians, models, photographers and managers alike. She has been recognised for her contribution to the cultural landscapes of both Barbados and Grenada. Jadine looks forward to expanding her philanthropic portfolio whilst developing a strategy to
strike the right balance of innovation and tradition in the hospitality sector.