Chief Aliv Commercial Officer
Gravette Deanne Brown is the Chief Aliv Commercial Officer at Aliv, The Bahamas’ best telecommunications company. She is responsible for the marketing, communications, business and product development portfolio at Aliv. Before joining Aliv, she was an investment professional with 18 years of experience in the fields of portfolio management and emerging market principal investing. She began her international career as an associate at JP Morgan in New York City and Geneva, Switzerland where she worked as a business analyst in the investment and private banking divisions. She then worked for 12 years at the International Finance Corporation of the World Bank Group where she attained the rank of Principal Investment Officer and concluded her career there leading the corporation’s investments in the manufacturing and services sectors across the African continent – a $250 MM per annum business. Gravette has lived and worked in New York, New York; Washington, DC; Geneva, Switzerland; Dakar, Senegal and Lagos, Nigeria. She is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA where she graduated with Bachelor of Arts (BA) degrees in International Relations, French and Economics. She is also the holder of a Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Columbia University in New York, New York with a concentration in Finance. She speaks fluent French.