Evelyn Smith manages the Tensing Pen Hotel in Negril, one of Jamaica’s leading character hotels. She serves on the Board of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourist Association (CHTA) and has served on the Boards of Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB), Jamaica Vacations (Jamvac), Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF), Advisory Council of the Passport Immigration and Citizen Agency (PICA), and Negril Chamber of Commerce.
Mrs. Smith has been actively involved in the tourism industry since the late 1980’s, and is Past President of Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA). She was the recipient of the JHTA Hotelier of the Year Award in 2008 and awarded the Prime Minister’s Medal of Appreciation for Service to Tourism in 2013.
A graduate of the prestigious Wellesley College in Massachusetts, Mrs. Smith holds a Bachelor’s degree with majors in French and Spanish, and an MBA with Honours from Nova Southeastern University, USA.
Scotiabank Board Details
Director: The Bank of Nova Scotia Jamaica Limited (BNSJ) since December 15, 2015
Member: BNSJ Human Resource & Pension Committee