Laurel Smith is an Insurance Executive at Spectrum Insurance Brokers Limited where he is the Claims Manager.
A graduate of the University of Technology, majoring in Marketing. He also holds certificates from the Insurance Institute of Jamaica (now the College of Insurance and Professional Studies) and the Insurance Institute of America and has over twenty-five years of experience in the general insurance industry.
Mr. Smith is a former national representative in Track and Field (both junior and senior) and serves as a Justice of the Peace for the Parish of KINGSTON.
Main Sporting Endeavours & Achievements
Mr. Smith currently holds and has held the following positions and has, to his distinction, the under-mentioned achievements:
Secretary General of the Jamaica Fencing Federation;
The Press Attaché and a Manager of Jamaica's Team to the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games;
Treasurer of The PowerSports Dynasty Limited;
Assistant Manager to the 2005 Pan-Am Junior Championship in Windsor, Canada;
Manager to the 2006 Central and Caribbean (C.A.C.) Senior Games in Columbia;
Media Liaison Officer to the 2010 World Junior Championship in Moncton, Canada;
Certified Sports Marketer (C.S.M.) from the United States Sports Academy, Alabama;
Spearheaded the re-introduction of the sport of fencing in Jamaica; and
Negotiated sponsorship endorsements for national athletes.
Mr. Smith is well respected in the insurance industry and commands a clientele of private and public sector executives as well as sports personalities.
He is a Director of private sport companies and has received customized training in the Legal Principles of Business.