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CMP017 - Save; Invest and be True to yourself with Mariano Browne - Managing Director of Browne & Company Ltd
Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor has built an exceptional career in the area of Finance. He is a graduate of the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus, with a degree in Economics; a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK), and he also holds an MBA in Finance from the University of Wales/ Manchester Business School. He has over 25 years experience in finance and banking. He was Chief Executive Officer of the Bank of Butterfield, Barbados. He has served as president of both the Barbados Bankers Association and the Barbados Institute of Banking and Finance. With a special love of sport, our mentor was a Deputy Chairman of the Barbados National Sports Council. He has published and presented several papers on banking and finance, including a presentation on "Managing Banking Crisis" to the World Congress of Accounts held in Paris in October 1997. He has been involved not only in the planning and start-up of new financial institutions but has also been involved in several turnaround situations in the finance industry. In December of 2007, he was appointed Minister in the Ministry of Finance and in March 2009 he was appointed Minister of Trade and Industry in addition to his previous portfolio. Ladies and gentlemen…Let’s meet Mr. Mariano Browne.
Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor a media tycoon. He has had an exceptional career which spans over six decades where he has left his mark on the media and other industries throughout the Caribbean. While most individuals would have been satisfied with a career similar to what he built in media he was not and went on to found / co-found and lead other organizations. A few of his past roles include; Chairman – British West Indian Airways (BWIA) now called Caribbean Airlines; Chairman – Caribbean Communications Network; Chairman – Neal and Massy Holdings; Chairman – First Citizens Bank; Chairman – Economic Development Board; President – West Indies Cricket Board; Founding Chairman of MIPED, a BP funded Development programme for Mayaro; Founder of Great Race to Tobago; Chairman of the Integrity Commission; The Honorable Minister of Industry Enterprise and Tourism (1986 – 1990). He was inducted in the Hall of Fame of the Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce and the Caribbean Broadcasting Union. Additionally, in 2007 he was awarded the Chaconia National Award (Gold). There is no one more deserving of praise in the story of the development of the Caribbean media in the last 60 years. Ladies and Gentlemen…Caribbean Nation…Let’s meet Mr. Kenneth Gordon
CMP018 - What 40 years in Sports Administration teaches you with Hannibal Najjar - Sport Coach and Management Consultant
Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor has embraced his mission to encourage and empower young people to face the challenges of the modern world. And he does this mainly through sport; particularly football or soccer as it is also called. He has six degrees which includes four Masters and is currently working on his Doctorate. He has over 40 years’ experience in Sport Administration and Coaching. He has received Awards of Recognition from T&T, Canada, and the U.S. for his many contributions to sports, culture, and youth development. Under his direction many student-athletes have gone on to play at the highest levels around the world and have also become role-models off the field in their roles as husbands, fathers, and community members. Among his many coaching assignments, he has been in charge of Youth and Senior National Teams of which his last was as Technical Director/Head Men’s Soccer Coach at the Trinidad & Tobago Football Federation. He is a proud husband of 35 years, a devout father of four and grandfather of five. He firmly believes in spending time with the elderly for counsel whom he calls, “the fountain of wisdom”. Ladies and gentlemen…Caribbean nation…Let’s meet Mr. Hannibal Najjar
Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor has a wealth of experience in higher education administration, an in-depth knowledge of curriculum development and a passion for facilitating student success. She holds a doctorate in Higher Education Administration and a Master’s degree in Education from Teachers College Columbia University, New York; an M.A. in French from the University of South Carolina; and a B.Sc. in French and Spanish from Georgetown University, Washington D. C. Today she serves in the position of President of the College of Science, Technology and Applied Arts of Trinidad and Tobago (COSTAATT)
Ladies and gentlemen…Dr. Gillian Paul.
CMP024 - Learn the steps to becoming an Achiever with Wendell Mottley - Former Minister of Finance in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor is a high achiever and he has proven this time and time again throughout his life and career. His appetite for success and desire to win was evident when he decided to become a world-class athlete and entered the competitive world of track and field. By the time his athletic career concluded he stood as a record holder and held four medals; two at the 1964 Summer Olympics and two at the 1966 Commonwealth Games. His next challenge would be in the area of academics and career building. Again his desire to win would see him graduate with honors from Yale University with a Masters in Economics. Throughout his career he became an economist, investment banker and entrepreneur. A third aspect of his life where he saw success was in the competitive area of politics which for him spanned fifteen years, from 1981 to 1996, ten of which was spent in Government. Throughout his tenure he held portfolios like Minister of Housing, Minister of Industry and Commerce and culminating as Minister of Finance where he oversaw the flotation of the Trinidad and Tobago dollar. He is a husband, father and has a great love for the environment. Ladies and Gentlemen…Caribbean Nation…Let’s meet Mr. Wendell Mottley
CMP048 - Climbing Upwards in the night; featuring Lisa Ghany - Founder and Executive Director of Xceptional Events Limited
Our special guest and Caribbean mentor has spent the past 25 years developing and refining her areas of specialization. Today she is an expert when it comes to Corporate Event Management, Cross Cultural Communication, Protocol and Business Etiquette. She is a lecturer in Events Management at the University of the West Indies Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business and is a licensed Protocol and Etiquette consultant for the Washington school of Protocol. She is also the Founder and Executive Director of Xceptional Events Limited, a company she has been operating since 2008. Ladies and gentlemen…let’s meet Ms. Lisa Ghany.
CMP085 - Speak to Yourself Properly; featuring Conrad Enill - Group CEO at Eastern Credit Union Cooperative Society Limited
Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor is an expert in energy affairs and international finance with broad experience in policy design and implementation. He has held a number of executive positions including that of Chief Executive Officer, General Manager and Management Consultant with a number of regional organizations involved in the businesses of information technology, cooperatives, credit unions and insurance.
Ladies and gentlemen…Mr. Conrad Enill
CMP087 - Take a Greater Risk; featuring Delia Joseph - General Manager of Personnel Management Services Limited.
Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor has a keen understanding of Strategic and Operational Planning, Performance Management and Industrial Relations. She is the holder of a Masters and Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resources and has over 20 years’ experience in the field; serving at the Executive level in various organization. Today she is the General Manager of Personnel Management Services Limited (PMSL).
Ladies and gentlemen…Ms. Delia Joseph
CMP020 - Did your first degree in an area you've lost interest in?...Don't worry!! says Gerard Pinard - CEO and MD of Zatopek Solutions Inc
Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor is an expert when it comes to people and the workplace. He has had an exceptional career which spans over 38 years where he has amassed specialized knowledge in areas like Human Resources, Collective Bargaining, Conflict Resolution, Industrial Relations and Grievance Handling. His experience was built by serving organizations in various roles like; Group Executive Manager of HR and Corporate Relations at Angostura, Chairman at The Employers’ Consultative Association of Trinidad and Tobago and Group VP of Corporate Resources at Guardian Holdings Limited, just to name a few. In 2009 he embarked on a new journey where he started his own management consulting firm where he functions as CEO and Managing Director. He is a family man at heart and shares other interest like Politics, Human Rights and Arts and Culture Ladies and gentlemen…Caribbean Nation…let’s meet…Mr. Gerard Pinard.
Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor is passionate about writing, facilitation and coaching. Her personal Vision is to “enhance the lives of the people and organizations that she comes into contact with”. This Vision is supported by her personal beliefs that all humans are innately intelligent and creative with a desire to do better. Our mentor is a graduate of the University of the West Indies and is a Certified Management Accountant from the Society of Management Accountants, Ontario. She has worked in all areas of financial and management accounting and in various industries like finance, energy, service and manufacturing. She is a Certified Evidence Based Coach and also a Certified Professional Facilitator and has used her skills to lead teams and individuals towards achievement of their stated goals and vision. Ladies and Gentlemen…Caribbean Nation…Let’s meet Ms. Maxine Attong