The SBDO supervises the operations of the Business Development Department. He identifies, develops and supports commercial and business opportunities locally, regionally and internationally for the Foundation and local cultural industries.
The SBDO makes recommendations to the CEO to assist in determining the Foundation’s business development programmes for promoting and facilitating the establishment of new cultural and entertainment enterprises. The SBDO is responsible for developing and maintaining good working relationships with publishing companies, record companies/producers, film companies and other commercial entities for the benefit of the cultural industries. The duties also include monitoring government regulations and administrative procedures affecting artistes in Barbados and recommend steps as necessary.