President and CEO, Marketplace Excellence
Bevan is an award-winning journalist and seasoned public relations professional. He has worked as the North American correspondent of the Caribbean Broadcasting Union and contributed for media houses such as the Caribbean Media Corporation, the Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation and Saint Lucia’s Radio 100.
Recipient of a diploma in public relations from the University of the West Indies and a guest lecturer in public relations at New York University, Bevan has received awards from New York’s City Council, the Council of Barbadian Organizations in New York, BWIA British West Indies Airways, the Caribbean Hotel Association and the International Career and Business Alliance. In the summer of 2010, he was conferred with honorary Jamaican citizenship by the Jamaica Consulate in New York, and he received the 2012 Marcella Martinez Award for strengthening the marketing programs of Caribbean destinations.
Born in Trinidad and raised in Barbados, Bevan has a unique understanding of and appreciation for Caribbean destinations. His education brought him to Canada and his career to New York City, where he established key relationships with the media and the Caribbean Diaspora.