Our Team

Jean Lowrie-Chin C.D, JP, B.A (Hons), MA, (UWI)  Founder and Executive Chairman

Jean Lowrie-Chin CD, JP, BA (Hons), MA, Founder and Executive Chairman, is widely regarded as one of the foremost communications professionals in the Caribbean. She launched PRO Communications in December 1978. Previously, she held posts in the media and advertising, and taught at Calabar High School. Mrs. Lowrie-Chin is a popular columnist with the Jamaica Observer and the author of ‘Soul dance’, a collection of poetry and prose launched in 2009. Her book has received rave reviews from both the Gleaner and Observer literary writers, and has been well received locally and in the US. She created Flair Magazine for the Gleaner and was its first Editor. She is a graduate of Alpha ‘Convent of Mercy’ Academy and the University of the West Indies, where she gained her BA (Hons), majoring in English, minoring in Spanish and French, and MA in Literatures in English.

Hubert Chin Director – Dip, Engineering (CAST) Director- Administration/Systems

Hubert Chin, Director – Administration/Systems, joined PROComm in January 1988. A graduate of College of Arts, Science and Technology (now The University of Technology, Jamaica). in Mechanical Engineering, he has held positions as Plant Engineer at Guinness Jamaica Limited and Plant Manager at McIntosh Furniture Company. A computer expert, Mr. Chin has completed several computer training courses and has designed, implemented and updated the efficient IT systems at PROComm over the years.

Anita Frances Chin – B.Sc. (UWI) Manager & Company Secretary

Anita Chin is a graduate of the University of the West Indies, where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in Marketing. She also holds a diploma in Culinary Arts from Le Cordon Bleu in Miami.

Errol Howlett – Accountant and Media Manager

Errol Howlett, Accountant, holds a Diploma in Management Studies from the Institute of Management Sciences and the ACCA Level 1. Mr. Howlett has past work experience with LASCO Group of companies, as an Accounts Clerk. One of the longest serving members of the PROComm team, he has distinguished himself in the areas of media planning, budgeting and media marketing relations. Mr Howlett also works on event planning, outside broadcasts, and sporting events. He is a council member of the Advertising Agencies Association of Jamaica (AAAJ). He is the treasurer and manager of the Allman/Woodford Football Club.

Noel Chin – ASc, (Humber Collage)- Receptionist & Property Supervisor

Noel Chin, Management Trainee, has the ASc degree in Hospitality Management from Humber College, Toronto. Noel currently handles property management and reception for PROComm.

Tashna-Toya Edwards – Client Services Manager

Tashna-Toya Edwards holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Media and Communication from the University of the West Indies. She is proficient in Spanish and French and enjoys engaging in a good debate.

Onecia Gayle B.A. (NCU) – Account Executive

Onecia Gayle holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communication with an emphasis in Public Relations from Northern Caribbean University. She is experienced in Radio broadcasting, Radio and TV production, Event Planning and Public Relations.

Vaughn Stafford Gray

Vaughn Stafford Gray [VSG to his colleagues] was born and raised in Jamaica but finessed by Toronto. He’s a marketing and client engagement professional known for his knowledge of fashion, food, culture and etiquette. He has a versatile background and has enjoyed careers in the fields of retail, Public Relations, marketing and culinary arts. Never one to slow down, he completed a degree in English, got published in an academic journal, worked in PR, became a certified chef, and landed a plum fashion job all before his 25th birthday. VSG excels at identifying with clientele who expect the best and has a record of developing and building life-long relationships. In his spare time he’s a Malcolm Gladwell fan, throws epic dinner parties, and avidly listens to podcasts.

Sydney A. Lowrie- B.A, M.A. (UWI)- Communication Consultant

After more than 30 years of experience at the managerial level in media and communications, in both the private and public sectors, he has been sharing his knowledge, experience and insight with future managers and leaders as Lecturer/Learning Facilitator since 2009.

After retiring in 2018 as Lecturer in Communication and Media at the University of Technology, Jamaica, he is now an Adjunct Lecturer at the University of the West Indies, Mona in The Theory and Practice of Professional Editing in English  and English in the Digital Age for students pursuing the Master’s Degree in English.

He is also offering professional communication services to organizations such as the Caribbean Community of Retired Persons (CCRP).

Emma C. Lewis B.A. (Hons) M.A, (Oxon) – Communication Consultant

Emma Lewis is a writer, independent blogger and social media activist, with wide experience in the field of communications. She served for 16 years as Media Coordinator and as Public Affairs Specialist at the U.S. Embassy in Jamaica, administering small grants for the U.S. State Department, and collaborating on HIV/AIDS programmes. She was public affairs consultant for U.S. Government official visits in Guyana, Barbados and Trinidad. Prior to this Ms Lewis worked for eight years in publishing, helping establish a chain of retail bookstores in Jamaica. The recipient of the Farquharson Institute of Public Affairs (FIPA) Centennial Award for Outstanding Writing in 2018, she hosts a personal blog (Petchary). She also writes a weekly article for the Gleaner Online and is a contributor to Global Voices, an online community. She has conducted social media training for several Jamaican entities and has served on the boards of three non-governmental organizations. She is currently a Board Member and Vice President at FIPA, a Board Member at the Natural History Museum of Jamaica and a member of the Media Working Group for a regional NGO, BirdsCaribbean. She volunteers with Jamaica Environment Trust, Women’s Resource & Outreach Centre, BirdsCaribbean, Trench Town Reading Centre and National Integrity Action. She is a member of the Inter-American Development Bank Civil Society Consulting Group in Jamaica.

Born in London, Ms. Lewis moved to Jamaica in 1988, having worked in international banking in the City of London for eight years. She graduated from Oxford University with B.A. (Hons) and Master’s degrees in Oriental Studies (Japanese). She lives in Kingston with her husband.

Michael A. D. Edwards – Consultant

In addition to being a communications practitioner and copywriter for over 25 years, Michael is a former Entertainment Editor with the Jamaica Observer.

He has also served as writer-researcher on documentary feature films as well as television series (“Thwaites & Co.”) and has produced and co-hosted news and sports features for radio.

Michael is a published poet, with nine (9) collections thus far, the most recent being “Monster Movie” .

Wyvolyn Gager – Consultant

Ms. Gager has over 30 years of media experience and is known for her expertise in the field of journalism. Former Editor-in-chief of the Gleaner, Ms. Gager currently works as a media consultant, an executive media trainer, workshop facilitator and strategic communicator. She has designed and delivered highly effective media and presentation training to corporate executives, aimed at improving and fine tuning the communication skills of persons up to the CEO level, both in the private and public sector.

About PROComm

PRO Communications Limited is a full-service communications firm that signed our first contract on November 29, 1978, and was incorporated in July 1981.

We attribute our growth and success to: