Anwer Sunderji, MA, MBA
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Fidelity Bank & Trust International Limited
Mr. Sunderji joined the British American Group in Bahamas in 1992 in the capacity of President. He served in this role until 1995 when he led a management buyout of the Group’s banking assets. He was appointed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the newly formed Fidelity Bank & Trust International Limited. He is Chairman of Fidelity’s three banking subsidiaries including Bahamas, Cayman Islands and Turks & Caicos Islands. He also serves as a director on the boards of mutual funds managed by Fidelity. He has an extensive background and knowledge in emerging markets and has held various senior executive positions in international trade and finance. Mr. Sunderji received his under-graduate at St. John’s College, Cambridge with a degree in mechanical sciences and subsequently obtained a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Harvard Business School.
Michael A. Anderson, B.ACC, CA (SA)
President, Royal Fidelity Merchant Bank & Trust Limited
Mr. Anderson joined the Fidelity Group as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in 1987 after spending six years with Price Waterhouse. In 1995 he assisted with the buyout of the Groups banking assets and was appointed Vice President and CFO of the newly formed Fidelity Bank & Trust International Limited. He currently heads up Royal Fidelity’s operations in both The Bahamas and Barbados. Mr. Anderson also serves as a Director on several of Fidelity’s subsidiaries and sits on the boards of a number of private companies, including the Bahamas International Securities Exchange (BISX). Mr. Anderson holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy and Commerce from the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg and is a member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Chief Financial Officer, Caribbean Banking, Royal Bank of Canada
Michael Detje is responsible for financial management and reporting across the Caribbean, including Treasury, Real Estate, Procurement, Decision Support and Tax. Mr. Detje has more than 25 years of experience in banking and insurance, 22 of them with RBC. His most recent position prior to joining Caribbean Banking was Managing Director, Mergers & Acquisitions for RBC. Prior to 1988 Mr. Detje worked as an auditor with PriceWaterhouse Coopers (formerly Coopers & Lybrand) in Canada, England and Bermuda specializing in financial institutions. He is a Chartered Accountant (1982) and holds a Bachelor of Mathematics Degree (1981) from the University of Waterloo.
Head, Commercial and Capital Markets Caribbean Banking, RBC
Tim Rider is the Head, Commercial and Capital Markets, Caribbean Banking, RBC. In this new role Mr. Rider has responsibility for Business Banking, Capital Markets & Wealth Management in the Caribbean. . In his previous role as National Head of Specialized Sales for Business Financial Services, Canadian Banking, he had sales responsibility in Canada for varying Equipment Finance, RCAP Vendor Finance, Commercial Mortgages, Treasury Solutions, Trade, Mid Market Corporate Finance, and Corporate Clients Treasury and Deposit Relationship Management. Mr. Rider holds an Honours BA in Economics from YorkUniversity (1986) an MBA from Queen’s University (1991) and a Master’s Certificate in Sales Leadership from the Schulich School of Business (2012).