Kedrick Malone is president and founder of NorthStar Consulting, a Caribbean consulting company offering marketing, strategic planning, business development and management consulting services in the travel and tourism, SME, international business, and government sectors. Kedrick has been driving innovation and change in the tourism and international business sectors for much of his career having served as BVI Director of Tourism, Director of the London Office/UK-EU Representative for Government of the BVI, Executive Director of BVI International Finance Centre (now BVI Finance) and Head of the Financial Servicesd Implementation Unit (FSIU) charged with implementing the recommendations of the BVI Financial Services Report, “Building on a thriving & sustainable Financial Services sector in the British Virgin Islands” by McKinsey and Co. As a Director of Tourism, Kedrick implemented innovative programmes in service standard traning , data driven tourism management and tourism strategic marketing. As Director of BVI IFC, he led the rebranding of BVI IFC to BVI Finance and initiated the Capital Economics report on “BVI’s Global Value, Creating Value: The BVI’s Global Contribution”. As UK/EU Representative, he played a lead role in strengthening diplomatic and international business relationships between BVI and the UK, EU and international organisations. As Director of the FSIU, he successfullly implemented recommmendations of McKinsey Report to strengthen financial services, including the establishment of BVI Finance as a limited company. Kedrick holds an MBA from the Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College, City Unversity of New York.