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Alvaro Alonso Casserly, Jamaican investment management executive.


Casserly, Alvaro Alonso was born on June 4, 1932 in Ocho Rios, Jamaica. Son of Patrick Owen and Rachael (Smith) Casserly.


Student in education, Excelsior College, Kingston, 1951. Student, University Colorado, 1969. Student, University Michigan, 1975.

Student, IMI, Geneva, 1981. Student, Institute for Management Development, Lausanne, 1999.


Executive secretary Electricity Frequency Standardization Commission, Kingston, 1957-1963. Secretary, manager Electricity Authority, 1963-1967. Secretary Public Utility Commission, 1967-1970.

Assistant to president Jamaica Public Service Company Ltd., 1970-1972, treasurer, 1972-1978, director finance, 1979-1989. Chairman Jamaica Unit Trust Services Ltd, 1977-1996. Chief executive Jamaica Unit Trust Services Ltd., since 1990.

Board directors Jamaica Unit Trust, Dyoll Group Ltd., Braco Resorts Ltd., Indiana Radio Company Ltd. Chairman Board Electricians Examiners, 1963-1969.


President, United Nations Association, Jamaica, 1963-1969. Chairman Jamaica Council for Handicapped, 1973-1976, Council Voluntary Social Services, 1971-1973. Chairman board governors Muttall Memorial Hospital, 1993-1999.

Trustee Caribbean Latin America Action, since 1997. Member World Federation United Nations Associations (vice president 1966-1969), Jamaica Club, Constant Spring Golf Club, Collegium Fabrorum (past master), Rotary (district governor 1989-1990).


Married Jean Allison Mair, January 28, 1961. Children: Marie, Bruce, Patrick, Robert.

Patrick Owen Casserly

Rachael (Smith) Casserly

Jean Allison Mair

Marie Casserly

Bruce Casserly

Patrick Casserly

Robert Casserly