Mr. Robert Le Hunte was appointed the Managing Director of the Bank in July 2015. Prior to this appointment, he was the Executive Director responsible for Risk Management of the Bank. Mr. Le Hunte was also appointed to the Executive Director level of Republic Financial Holdings Limited on February 11, 2016 and has served Republic Bank in key positions such as, General Manager, Planning and Financial Control; General Manager, Corporate and Investment Banking and Managing Director of Republic Bank (Barbados) Limited. Mr. Le Hunte holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Manchester and a Master of Science Degree in Accounting from The University of the West Indies (UWI), together with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from the University of Western Ontario, Canada.
He is presently the Chairman of the Board of HFC Boafo Microfinance Services Limited, HFC Investment Services Limited and HFC Realty Company Limited. He previously served as the President of Barbados Bankers’ Association, Chairman of the Caribbean Association of Indigenous Banks (CAIB) and a Director of National Enterprises Limited (NEL). He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Trinidad and Tobago and is a graduate of The Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.