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Meet The Team

Overview

Cultivating a skillful team and arming them with unprecedented resources and knowledge about their discipline is our number one priority. This allows us to offer our discerning clients exceptional service and unmatched professionalism, while remaining at the top of the Facility Management offering in Barbados.

We continually invest in our talent to ensure they are equipped to handle all aspects of their portfolios, and answer all of your questions, ensuring that your investment is effectively managed.  Integrity is at the core of everything we do; it’s a philosophy that we believe delivers the best results.

 

“Integrity is at the core of everything we do; it’s a philosophy that we believe delivers the best results.”

Jan Brown

Jan Brown

Jan Brown is the Leader of Facility Management at Terra Caribbean, successfully building and overseeing the facilities management team since its inception in 2002. She is responsible for ensuring that the strategic needs of each client are met, to maximize the value added to the properties under Terra Caribbean’s management. Her wide experience and quest for excellence has ensured that both she, and the staff within the department, are consistently refining their knowledge of the industry and specific skillsets. Jan has spent her career focusing on Commercial Property and Condominium Projects.  Prior to joining Terra Caribbean, she spent several years in hotel management, and also ran her own Property Management and Accounting business.

Direct Line: 1 (246) 430-3783Mobile: 1 (246) 266-3783Email: jan.brown@terracaribbean.com

 

Education 

  • Diploma in Business Management - Ryerson University, Toronto

Professional Training

  • Certified Property Management Diploma - University of British Columbia, Canada

Involvement

  • Member IFMA

Jina Scheper

Jina Scheper, the Assistant Manager of the Facilities Department at Terra Caribbean, is a diverse leader and an astute financial and general manager.  She brings to the table a record of 15 years successful management in both the hotel and resort community management fields.  Jina has a strong penchant for employee motivation and is responsible for identifying knowledge and training needs within the department, as well as overseeing and assisting with major property audits and projects.   Her enthusiasm for high levels of performance and transparency in all matters are a great asset in satisfying the requirements of our clients. For fun, Jina likes nature hikes and off-road vehicle forays.

Direct Line: (246) 434-9000Mobile: (246) 832-9492Email: jina.scheper@terracaribbean.com

 

Education

  • Associate Degree in Business – St. Lawrence College, Kingston, Ontario

Currently Pursuing

  • Certified Facility Manager (CFM), International Facilities Management Association
Liza Farley

Liza Farley

Liza is a Facility Manager at Terra Caribbean. She joined the team in 2006 after 10 years in the Airline industry. Versed in both residential and commercial management, Liza transitioned into commercial facility management in 2007. In this role, she has managed two A-Class buildings - the current being The Goddard Building in Haggatt Hall. Her meticulous attention to detail is a strength, which she extends to her clients to maximize investment returns and longevity. Liza is a motor sports enthusiast with a keen interest in Barbadian history and architecture and enjoys jewelry making, gardening and yoga.

Direct Line: 1 (246) 426-1077Mobile: 1 (246) 256-3320Email: liza.farley@terracaribbean.com

 

Education

  • BSc Social Science,  UWI Cave Hill, Barbados
  • MSc Facilities Management, Edinburgh Napier University, United Kingdom

Professional Training

  • Highest and Best use Analysis, University British Columbia, Canada
  • Lease Analysis, University British Columbia, Canada
  • Rental Property Management Licensing course, University British Columbia, Canada
Ryan Williams

Ryan Williams

Ryan is a Facility Manager at Terra Caribbean. Joining Terra Caribbean over 10 years ago, Ryan specializes in the management of commercial facilities. He has amassed a wealth of experience in procedures, preventative maintenance and tenant-client relations. He is a proactive problem solver with an eye for property enhancements, and offers unprecedented levels of service, ensuring all aspects of a property are regularly checked, documented, and promptly communicated. Ryan spends his free time relaxing with friends, and enjoys the occasional bike ride. 

Mobile: 1 (246) 266-0920Email: ryan.williams@terracaribbean

 

Education

  • Diploma Property Management, UWI School of Continuing Studies

Professional Training

  • Facilities Management Professional (FMP), International Facility Management Association (IFMA)

Currently Pursuing

  • BA in Linguistics, UWI
Lesley Norvel

Lesley Norvel

Lesley is a Facility Manager at Terra Caribbean, focusing mainly on managing a prime retail shopping center in Barbados. She has over 20 years of management experience in both soft and hard facility provision, offering a comprehensive and detailed facilities management service. In the past, Lesley has managed complex manufacturing plants and large multi partner organizations. Over time, she has gained vast knowledge in relationship management, project management, safety and diligence, and innovative cost management. Lesley spends her free time with her family and friends, and unwinds visiting places of historic and cultural interest.

Direct Line: 1 (246) 623-6651Mobile: 1 (246) 832-8208Email: lesley.norvel@terracaribbean.com

 

Chris Millward

Chris Millward

Chris is a Facility Manager at Terra Caribbean, and is specifically responsible for overseeing the Sapphire Beach Condominiums at Dover Beach. Chris is a self-motivated professional with strong organizational skills. He is focused on delivering strategic and cost-effective systems which help maximize the client’s investment and ensure the property is functioning at optimal efficiency for tenants and owners. His knowledge in construction and planning, as well as his varied experience within the hospitality, retail and property management sectors help to ensure the highest levels of professionalism. In his free time, you will find Chris close to the water or on a tennis court.

Direct Line: 1 (246) 418-0587Mobile: 1 (246) 262-6285Email: chris.millward@terracaribbean.com

 

Schenai Armstrong

Schenai Armstrong

Schenai is a Facility Manager at Terra Caribbean, and is responsible for overseeing the management of five south coast condominium properties. After living and studying in Canada, Germany, and the United Kingdom, she worked at some of London’s Flagship Hotels. Schenai’s search for new challenges combined with her love of the sunshine and beaches brought her back home to Barbados where she landed herself a position with Terra Caribbean. She started in reservations for Blue Sky Luxury, and eventually transitioned to the Facility Management department. Schenai is highly organized and competent professional with an eye for details. Outside of work, Schenai enjoys quality time with her husband, son and daughter.

Mobile: 1 (246) 826-6632Email: schenai.armstrong@terracaribbean.com

 

Education

  • MA Tourism Management,  University of Brighton, United Kingdom

Currently Pursuing

  • Facilities Management Professional (FMP), International Facility Management Association
Kelly Lashley-McLean

Kelly Lashley-McLean

Kelly is a Facility Manager at Terra Caribbean, and is responsible for managing two condominiums on Barbados’s West Coast which are under Terra’s portfolio. With experience in marketing and accounting, she worked as a Valuations Surveyor for 13 years, after completing her masters in the UK. She then assumed the role of Property Development Manager, with responsibility for approximately 400 acres of land including 4 tenantries, a 20-lot beachfront residential development and a college. This experience has made her transition to Terra Facility Management an easy step.  In her spare time, Kelly enjoys choreographing and performing mimes.  

Direct Line: 1 (246) 432-1488Mobile: 1 (246) 262-2248Email: kelly.lashley-mclean@terracaribbean.com

 

Education

  • MA Property Valuation and Law,  City University, London, United Kingdom
  • BSc Management Studies, UWI

Professional Training

  • Facilities Management Professional (FMP),  International Facility Management Association

Involvement

  •  Member (BAPV) Barbados Association of Professional Valuers
Janelle Brathwaite

Janelle Brathwaite

Janelle is a Facility Manager at Terra Caribbean, and is primarily responsible for overseeing the maintenance and management of commercial properties in Barbados. Janelle joined the company in 2016, and has since become an invaluable asset to the team. Janelle’s academic and professional background in architecture give her an edge in helping our clients maximize investments and effectively manage the day-to-day operations of their facilities. Previously, she worked as a Research Associate with the Centre for Metropolitan Density and pursued Graduate Certificate courses in various real estate programs. Outside of work, Janelle enjoys numerous hobbies including scuba diving and motorsports. She loves to explore new cultures through reading, dining, and travel.

Mobile: (246) 262-2247Email: janelle.brathwaite@terracaribbean.com

 

Education

  • Master of Architecture, University of Texas, USA
  • BA (Hons) Architecture - First Class Honours, University of Westminster, United Kingdom

Professional Training

  •  LEED Green Associate
  • Facilities Management Professional (FMP), International Facility Management Association (IFMA)

Involvement

  • Member Barbados Institute of Architects
Facility Management - Al Lewis

Al Lewis

Al joined the team at TERRA in 2020 after five years managing the maintenance departments of a large shopping centre and then a chain of luxury hotels on the island. Prior to this, he spent 14 years installing and managing water treatment plants around the Caribbean. He brings a wealth of knowledge on equipment operation and preventative plant maintenance generally, along with his skills of team building, project management, administration and negotiation. In his spare time, Al is manager of one of the islands top Football Clubs.

Mobile: (246) 832-7969Email: al.lewis@terracaribbean.com

 

Education

  • Diploma in Management, BIMAP

Professional Training

  • Associate Degree in Plant Maintenance, BCC

Currently Pursuing

  • Executive Diploma in General Management, UWI
Facility Management - Reuel Earle

Reuel Earle

After six years with a MEP company, Reuel joined an HVAC and electrical services business, where he gained invaluable experience in cost estimation, sales and project coordination.  He then transitioned into a facilities coordinator role to expand his experience of facilities management.  These positions have exposed him to a wide range of experience in different aspects of the built environment and have prepared him well for deeper involvement into the Facilities Management field.  Reuel has aspirations of one day becoming a motivational speaker.

Mobile: (246) 832-9574Email: reuel.earle@terracaribbean.com

 

Education

  • BSc Management, UWI Cave Hill
  • MBA Business Administration, University of South Wales, UK

Professional Training

  • Project Management, BIMAP
  • Supervisory Management, BIMAP

Currently Pursuing

  • Facilities Management Professional (FMP), International Facility Management Association (IFMA)
Facility Management - Romario Farrell

Romario Farrell

After completing his engineering degree and gaining some invaluable experience for three years in the construction field, Romario was appointed Property Manager of a luxury hotel – part of an exclusive group on the west coast of the island. His extensive and varied experience in this role exposed him to many difference facets of both the built environment and the handling of the heavy equipment required for its smooth function. His transition into the role of a Facilities Manager has been greatly assisted by these previous positions. In addition to being a quick learner, Romario is focused and proactive, and his technical skills position him for success in this new role. In his spare time, Romario loves anything to do with the outdoors, and also to spending time with family.

Mobile: (246) 832-0928Email: romario.farrell@terracaribbean.com

 

Education

  • BSc Civil Engineering, UWI St. Augustine

Currently Pursuing

  • Facilities Management Professional (FMP), International Facility Management Association (IFMA)
Facility Management - Jeremy Devonish

Jeremy Devonish

Jeremy pursued management and finance in his studies, before coming to the realization that he was drawn to property/facility management. His first venture into this field was with the Bridgetown Synagogue where his role covered a wide range of different activities, including the management of the facility, but also the planning and coordination with the public and visitors. He then spent some time with a small real estate company dealing with both property management and brokerage. Jeremy is active and ambitious and is heavily involved as a council member for the Duke of Edinborough Award which motivates youth in a positive and competitive manner. He enjoys spending time giving back through charitable and environmental projects.

Mobile: (246) 832-0927 Email: jeremy.devonish@terracaribbean.com

 

Education

  • BSc Management (Finance) UWI Cave Hill

Professional Training

 

  • Facilities Management, BIMAP
  • Real Estate & Property Management – UWI Open Campus

Currently Pursuing

  • Facilities Management Professional (FMP), International Facility Management Association (IFMA)
Facility Management - Neil McIntyre

Neil McIntyre

Neil is an enthusiastic, customer-centric and focused professional who has spent the past eight years working in many and varied aspects of the hospitality industry. He has been employed by a number of different hotel and tourist related entities where he has been able to garner a wide range of different experiences which have expanded his skills and challenged him to higher pursuits. During these times he was introduced to property management requirements, which have drawn him into the Facility Management arena. Neil has a strong work ethic, and a commitment to excellence in all projects undertaken. He is resourceful, creative and goal-oriented, all excellent attributes for the field he has chosen. For recreation, Neil is into health and wellness, and loves to travel.

Mobile: (246) 832-0848 Email: neil.mcintyre@terracaribbean.com

 

Education

  • BSc Hotel Management UWI Nassau

Currently Pursuing

  • Facilities Management Professional (FMP), International Facility Management Association (IFMA)

 

Facility Management - Orlando Blades

Orlando Blades

After spending six years as a passenger services agent with Virgin Atlantic, Orlando transitioned into the resort field to capitalize on his extensive service experience. This introduced him to the field of Property Management which caught his interest, and this has been his focus for the past three years. He was employed for a short time with a property management company and then by one of the enterprising hotels on the south coast. Orlando is conscientious and has an easy and affable manner and an eye for detail. He enjoys spending time with his family and travelling the world with them.

Mobile: (246) 832-0948 Email: orlando.blades@terracaribbean.com

 

Education

  • Associate Degree in Sports Management, Barbados Community College (BCC)

Professional Training

  • Real Estate Sales Certificate, BCC
  • Property Management Certificate, BCC

Currently Pursuing

  • BA Management & Marketing UWI Cave Hill