The BEF is run by a Board of Directors, led by Chris de Caires, who is the Chairman of the Board and Celeste Foster, Chief Executive Officer. There are currently 6 members of the Board, which was expanded in 2013 to include wider representation from the business community, including young entrepreneurs.
The activities of the BEF are organized around 5 Pillars with appointees to each Pillar as Project Champions. The Project Champions have responsibility for developing and executing projects in relation to the goals of each Pillar. The Pillars and their Project Champions are listed below.
Access to Finance – Pillar Champion: David Simpson
Business Facilitation – Pillar Champion: Melanie Jones
Business Mentorship & Networking – Pillar Champion: Sade Jemmott
Government Policy – Pillar Champion: Dr. Jeannine Comma
Education and Talent Development – Pillar Champions: Keith Miller and Celeste Foster