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CMP009 - Be your own Boss with Louis Lee Sing - Entrepreneur and Former Mayor of Port of Spain, Trinidad
Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor is a patriot and a media magnate. He has held various positions of leadership in the private sector and at the state level. He also found the time to build various successful businesses throughout his career. He loves challenges and he tackles them radically and has always been vocal about his ideas and views concerning national issues. He is the • Executive Chairman of Citadel Limited Group of Companies • Former Chairman of the National Lotteries Control Board • Former Managing Director of the International Communications Network • And the immediate past Mayor of the Capital of Trinidad and Tobago…the city of Port of Spain. Ladies and Gentlemen…Caribbean Nation…Let’s meet Mr. Louis Lee Sing
Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor has a very distinctive voice. Over the past 25 years, his voice has informed us of the news and current events locally, regionally and internationally. Being the co-host of the leading morning radio talk show his voice has and continues to inspire national conversation and guide public opinion. His professionalism and straightforwardness has led him to represent various charitable organizations, sit on various company boards and even in the recent past become the President of his profession’s association…the Media Association of Trinidad and Tobago. He loves journalism and getting the real backstory of an incident. Ladies and gentlemen…Caribbean Nation…let’s meet Mr. Dale Enoch
Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor has a keen understanding of aligning Technology to Business Strategy. He has over 20 years experience in the ICT (Information and Communication Technology) field and has held various IT positions at various levels within some of the major corporations in Trinidad. Today he serves as the Group CIO of Guardian Group.
Ladies and gentlemen…Mr. Wendell Mitchell
CMP015 - A life after CRIME with Mtima Solwazi - Poet and Founder of Cascadoo Caribbean New Voices International
Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor is a living example of displaying resilience in the quest for achieving success by utilizing the spoken word as a tool for cognitive-behavioural therapy, social activism, civic engagement, arts education, and literacy development. Our mentor left secondary school in 1988 with four CXC subjects at the Basic level and was deemed an at-risk deviant youth who was engaged in the street-level narcotics trade and gang affiliated activities from the age of thirteen. But this is not where his journey ends. At present, he is a post-graduate Sociology student of the University of the West Indies and holder of a Bachelor of Sciences with Honors in Psychology with Minors in Sociology and Criminology. He has been actively involved in youth and community development for the past two decades working with disenfranchised youth in high-risk environments and criminogenic communities across Trinidad. A past trainee himself, he dedicated his services to Servol for the past 14 years. Currently he is employed as a Community Action Officer with the Citizen Security Programme (CSP) a division of the Ministry of National Security. A self-published poet, our mentor continues to use the spoken word poetry as a catalyst for social change through is annual spoken word festival – Cascadoo Caribbean New Voices International Festival of Spoken Word. He is the recipient of several community awards for his selfless dedication and continued commitment towards youth and community development. Ladies and Gentlemen…Caribbean Nation… …Let’s meet Mr. Mtima Solwazi.
Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor became qualified to practice law in 1992. He went on to open a solo practice in 1995 and later founded his firm in 2005. He is qualified to practice in Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, and the British Virgin Islands. He is also qualified for admission to the Law Society of England and Wales. He is passionate about people’s causes and is not hesitant to represent difficult causes, such as undocumented immigrants. He is guided by his belief in Islam; the religion he converted to about 40 years ago and is considered to be one of the learned elders of the Trinidad and Tobago Muslim Community. He is a devout husband and father of nine. Ladies and Gentlemen…Caribbean Nation…let’s meet Mr. Farid Scoon
CMP028 - The three elements that leads to a Fulfilled Life with Dr. Chelston Brathwaite - Plant Pathologist and Barbados Ambassador to China
Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor is a guru in the area of Agriculture ... he has an extensive career of over 50 years in the field as proof. Just like the plants he studied, he too started off his journey as a little seed in a humble community on the island of a Barbados. Today, that seed has grown into a towering saman tree, armed with degrees in Agricultural Science, Plant Pathology and Management. He was a lecturer, then Senior lecturer at the Faculty of Agriculture of the University of the West Indies, St Augustine from 1971 to 1981. After which, he joined the InterAmerican Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) as a Regional Agricultural specialist for the Caribbean rising to the post of Director General for the Institute in 2001 and serving in that capacity for ten years. He is the first and only person from the English speaking-Caribbean to serve as Director General of the IICA. He also served as IICA’s Representative in Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago and Executive Secretary of CARILAC, a program aimed at fostering cooperation in agriculture among Caribbean and Latin American Countries. He is recognized for his administrative, technical and institutional leadership in international agricultural development, having worked in the U.S.A, Italy, Kenya, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Costa Rica and Mexico. He thrives on challenges and tough assignments and believes that work should be fulfilling and rewarding. Currently living in Beijing as Barbados' Ambassador to China, he is an author, a husband and a father of five. Ladies and Gentlemen…Caribbean Nation…Let’s meet Dr. Chelston W.D Brathwaite.
Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor has built an extensive career which spans over thirty one years. He has held various positions in operations management, project management, construction management and business development, both in Trinidad and the United States. Some of his previous positions include; • President of PPGPL • Director of Special Projects for Natural Gas Liquid • Marketing and System Manager at Conoco in Houston, Texas. He has also used his experience to serve on various boards like • The American Chamber of Commerce of Trinidad and Tobago (AmCham TT) as the former President • Vice Chairman of the Board of the Energy Chamber • Director on the board of the Arthur Lok Jack School of Business • Safe to Work Implementation Board (STOW) • Advisory Board for Habitat for Humanity and • A member of the Board of the Engineering Institute. He now serves as the Executive Chairman of the Energy & Industrial Gases Business Unit; Massy Energy. Ladies and gentlemen…Caribbean Nation...Let’s meet Mr. Eugene Tiah
CMP099 - The Power of the Closed Door; featuring L. Anthony Watkins - Founder of Odyssey Consult Inc Limited.
Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor has worked extensively across the region with major companies in the Finance, Energy, Service, Public and Manufacturing Sectors. His work includes Visioning, Strategy Development and Planning, Merger Management, Executive Team Building and Leadership Development. Today, he is an accomplished Organisational Development Consultant and Principal of his company, Odyssey Consult Inc Limited.
Ladies and gentlemen…Mr. L. Anthony Watkins
CMP034 - The Race is Not for the Swiftest; But...with Donald Baldeosingh - President of the ENMAN Group
Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor has a very technical mind which he has used to contribute to some very innovative projects throughout his career. Trained in the area of Electronics & Instrumentation his career has led him to work in various companies like; The Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission; Trinidad Aggregate Products Ltd and The Petroleum Company of Trinidad and Tobago where he served as Chairman from 1996 to 2000. Today he serves as the President of the ENMAN Group; a company he founded in 1993 which operates on the mantra of doing good while doing well. He believes that through vision, critical thinking, innovation and leadership the sustainable use of resources, economic empowerment and development can be achieved. Ladies and gentlemen…Caribbean Nation…let’s meet Mr. Donald Baldeosingh.
CMP027 - How to Manage your Valley experiences with Sharon Christopher - Deputy CEO - Operations and Administration at First Citizens Bank
Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor is a trail blazer. And she has blazed a trail in the male dominated world of Corporate Finance. Her career began as a lawyer but throughout her journey she has acquired numerous skills and expertise. Today she is the Deputy CEO of Operations and Administration at First Citizens Bank. Her experience and training is wide-ranging covering areas such as banking and finance, corporate governance, banking operations, information technology, marketing, corporate security, corporate communications and human resource management. She is a holder of a Bachelor of Laws Degree from the University of the West Indies and the holder of a Master of Laws Degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science. She also holds a Legal Education Certificate from the Hugh Wooding Law School from which she graduated as the most outstanding student. She has been serving at the executive management levels since 1986. She has chaired two Boards, one in the Energy sector and one in the Arts and Entertainment Industry. Throughout her career she has been a Director on 25 Boards and currently sits on the Boards of publicly listed companies in St Lucia and Barbados and on various Boards with in Trinidad and Tobago. She has delivered several presentations at local and regional conferences and has also published articles within her areas of expertise. She is a mother, an author and an advocate for women. Ladies and gentlemen…Caribbean Nation…let’s meet Ms. Sharon Christopher.