Ashok has provided leadership in operational and financial roles in senior executive positions. He has supported and implemented strategic decisions for the direction of various Companies within the group in diverse locations.
Mr. Merai has been involved in complex tax planning and risk management decisions and support roles in various projects whose outcomes had far reaching financial and business implications. He has an excellent corporate governance background through both experience and education. He was appointed to the Board of Directors of various Manulife Subsidiaries in Barbados and Bermuda.
Mr. Merai holds designations as Fellow, Chartered Association of Certified Accountants of U.K. (F.C.C.A.) – 1988; Certified General Accountants Association of Canada (C.G.A.) – 1990; Fellow, Life Management Institute (F.L.M.I.) – 1992; Fellow, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Barbados (F.C.A) – 1996; Accredited Director designation – (Acc Dir) – Institute of Chartered Secretaries of Canada – 2010.