Former Government Senator, Barbados
Jepter Ince is a Barbadian politician and a former Cabinet Minister.
Early life and education
Jepter Ince is an outstanding and loyal product of St. George where he spent his early days; and St. Philip, where he grew up and attended school. From an early age he showed an abiding interest in politics as an agent of change and made his maiden political speech when still in his teens.
After graduating from the Barbados Community College, he pursued higher education in the USA. With a Diploma in Management, a BBA in Insurance and Risk Management, and an MBA in Finance.
Ince undertook professional training with international financial organizations such as American International Group, The Securities Training Corporation, American Financial Services, CitiCorp, New York Institute of Finance, ScotiaMcLeod of Canada, and the Euro-Money Corporation. He rose to become a Wall Street Investment Banker and a political activist for equal opportunity in communities in New York City.
On returning to Barbados he applied and augmented this expertise with the National Insurance Board, Barbados Small Business Association and CLICO Holdings Barbados Limited. In 2007 he resigned from CLICO and started his own business, Bristol Cove Asset Management Inc. He has also served as Parliamentary Secretary in the Prime Minister’s Office, and is currently Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs and Chairman of the Barbados Medium Term Development Strategy Committee.
Ince will be contesting the St. George North seat for the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) in the 2018 general election. He previously unsuccessfully contested the seat in the 2013 election.
He demitted office as Minister of State for Economic Affairs following the DLP loss in the 24 May 2018 General Election.