Kingsley Cooper,C.D.,Ll.B Executive Chairman
Kingsley Cooper chairs the board of pulse Investments Ltd. An attorney at law, Cooper is the founder and CEO of the company. A pioneer in the fashion, modeling and entertainment industries in the Caribbean, Cooper has guided pulse to pre-eminent status in its areas of operation. His work has been recognized by entities such as Vogue, the BBC and Fashion Television and is regularly seen in many countries of the world. Pulse supermodels have held some of the top spots in the world modelling and are highly respected.
Caribbean Fashionweek, The Caribbean Model Search, Caribbean Fashion Television, The Pulse Centre on Trafalgar Road and VIlla Ronia in Stony Hill, are projects which were conceived by Cooper, who also oversaw their establishment at Pulse.
Cooper was the first Chairman of both the Entertainment Advisory Council under Jamaica’s National Industrial Policy and the Jamaica Entertainment Board. He is the current Chairman of Jamaica Entertainment Advisory Board and founding former Chairman of the Caribbean Fashion Industry Association(CAFIA), established to promote the development of the fashion industry in the Caribbean.
Hilary Phillips,C.D.,B.Sc., Q.C. Director
Co-founder of Pulse, Hilary Phillips was an early choreographer for the company’s fashion and beauty shows and has given critical support and advice to the company over the years. Ms. Phillips is a former partner in the law firm, Grant Stewart Phillips and Company.
A Queens Counsel, Phillips is a former President of the Jamaica Bar Association. She previously chaired the regulatory division of the council of Jamaica Stock Exchange. Ms. Phillips is a judge of the Court of Appeal.
Jeffrey Cobham B.A. Drector
Jeffrey Cobham has been the company’s main financial consultant for the past several years. As such he has assisted the company through its challenges and continue to play a key role in the company’s financial planning. Cobham is Chairman of the Audit Committee.
Mr. Cobham is a former Managing Director of National Commercial Bank and is a Director of Sagicor Life Jamaica, Pan Caribbean Financial Services and a number of other companies in Jamaica and the wider Caribbean. A musician, Mr. Cobham plays classical guitar.
Eleanor Brown,B.Sc,M.Phil.,JD Director
Eleanor Brown is a Yale trained lawyer who is currently Managing Director of Island Growth Fund, Cayman Ltd. a mutual fund company.
A Rhodes scholar,Ms. Brown studied politics at Oxford University and holds a degree in molecular biology from Brown University. She is a member of the Connecticut and Jamaica Bar Associations.
Lois Sherwood,C.D.,J.P. Director
Lois Sherwood , a Business Executive is the former Honorary Consul for Lithuania in Jamaica. Mrs. Sherwood is also a highly regarded fine artist (painter) and has exhibited her work in several countries of the world.
She owns and operate Island Homes Ltd., a property development company, as well as Restaurant Associates Ltd., franchisee for Burger King Jamaica.
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Kingsley Cooper, C.D. is the chairman of Pulse Investments Ltd. An attorney-at-law, he founded Pulse in 1980. He is also the current chairman of Jamaica’s Entertainment Advisory Board.
Cooper has been at the forefront of creative business in Jamaica and the wider Caribbean for the past 36 years. He has overseen the development of the fashion and entertainment markets through the Caribbean Model Search, Pulse’s International Modeling Agency, Caribbean Fashionweek, the Superjam concert series, various lifestyle and fashion TV programs.
Cooper has received many awards including the national honour of the Commander of Distinction.
Safia Cooper assumes her new position as CEO after a successful period of growth at Pulse. For the past 3 years, she was Director of Sales & Marketing
Before joining Pulse, Cooper was Brand Manager at Red Stripe (then a Diageo company). While at Red Stripe, Cooper received several awards including Brand Manager of the Year, Campaign Manager of the year. She holds a Masters degree in Business Administration from Nova Southern University and a Bachelor of Science Degree in International Relations from the University of the West Indies.
Romae Gordon has been Pulse’s Fashion Director for over 12 years. She is one of the Caribbean’s leading experts in fashion and modeling. Herself a former Pulse international model, she successfully worked as a model in Europe, South Africa and the United States. She was recently appointed to the Board.
Gordon holds a Masters degree in Public Policy from Trinity College in the United States and a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from the same University. She also studied French Culture and Cinema at the Sorbonne, in Paris. At Trinity, Gordon produced film projects and attended workshops conducted by top Hollywood film directors.