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Our special guest and Caribbean mentor is on a mission to make the Caribbean workplace more productive. His mission started in 1993 when he left AT&T Bell Labs internal consulting unit and started Framework Consulting Inc. in Jamaica; with the purpose of bringing management best practices and techniques back to the Caribbean after spending 21 years in the USA. Since that time his firm has published several white papers, e-books, websites, newspaper articles and videos under his leadership. Throughout the years our mentor has also seen himself become an author, a columnist, a podcaster, a keynote speaker and a management coach. Ladies and Gentlemen...let's meet Mr. Francis Wade
CMP069 - Feel the Fear but Push Through; featuring Karen Hinds - Founder and CEO of Workplace Success Group
Our special guest and Caribbean mentor is on a mission to develop the next generation of leaders and she has founded and grown a company since 1999 to do just that. Her career began by preparing promising interns to enter and build strong careers in financial services sector. Today she is known as the Emerging Leader Expert and is the Founder and CEO of Workplace Success Group.
She an entrepreneur, an author, a mother and a wife. Ladies and gentlemen…let’s meet Mrs. Karen Hinds.
CMP014 - Build your BRAND and get noticed with Jason Julien - Deputy CEO-Business Generation of First Citizens Bank
Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor has a very strategic mind which he used to build an exceptional career in the area of Finance. The journey of his career started after he completed a B.Sc. in Management Studies from the University of the West, Indies where he graduated as the Valedictorian. Today has an MBA and is the holder of the coveted Chartered Financial Analyst designation he is using his talents and knowledge to assist various organizations in Trinidad and Tobago. Some of his previous positions include; • General Manager of First Citizens Investment Services Limited • Assistant Vice-President of Investments at Guardian Asset Management • President of the CFA society of Trinidad and Tobago • Chairman of the Airports Authority of Trinidad and Tobago At present • He holds the position of Deputy CEO of Business Generation at First Citizens. • Vice-Chairman of the Capital Market Development Initiative Committee under the sponsorship of the Central Bank of T&T • Lecturer in the Finance Faculty of the Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business. He was recently honoured as one of the “50 Distinguished UWI Alumni” by the UWI Alumni Association of Trinidad and Tobago as part of the St Augustine Campus’ 50th Anniversary celebrations. Ladies and Gentlemen…Caribbean Nation...let’s meet Mr. Jason Julien
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
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.
CMP030 - Carve your Niche; Distinguish Yourself with Dr. Marlene Attzs - Lecturer and Socio-Economic Consultant
Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor has built an exceptional career researching the area of economics and sustainable development. She has worked on various pioneering research projects in the region like; • The Impact of Climate Change for CARICOM countries • The Economic Feasibility of Solar Lighting in Trinidad and Tobago • The Disaster Risk assessment Profile of Barbados • Sustainable Tourism Development in Tobago Her work has also produced numerous academic reports and other publications which she authored and co-authored like; • The implications of the Global financial Crisis for Gender Mainstreaming in Climate Change Adaptation. • The Economics of an Integrated Approach to Environmental Management in Small Island Developing States. She was selected to make two presentations at the 2015 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting held in Malta. Ladies and Gentlemen…Caribbean Nation…let’s meet Dr. Marlene Attzs.
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.
CMP063 - Failure is not Final; featuring Dr. Julian Ferdinand - Author, Business Consultant and Lecturer
Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor is a business consultant, lecturer and author. He lectures various topics like Strategic Management, Multinational Strategy and Corporate Turnaround; just to name a few. He is a former CEO of East Caribbean Group of Companies, a former Chairman of the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Development Bank, a Past President of the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Chamber of Industry and Commerce. He is a Member of Parliament in the St. Vincent and the Grenadines House of Assembly. Ladies and gentlemen…Dr. Julian Ferdinand
CMP065 - Whatever you're doing, Make a Positive Difference; featuring Dr. Terrence Farrell - Economist, Author and Certified Mediator
Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor is a mammoth figure when it comes to economics and finance in Trinidad and Tobago. He has devoted his knowledge, intellect and time to shaping policy initiatives which help rescue or transform the Trinidad and Tobago economy. He now works in the areas of economics, strategy consulting and business development and legal advice and mediation. He is an Economist, Lawyer, Certified Mediator, Published Author and serves as director on various Boards in the private, public and NGO sector.
Ladies and gentlemen…Dr. Terrence Farrell
CMP074 - An Optimism of the WILL; featuring Dr. Didacus Jules - Director General of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States
Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor has had extensive regional and international experience, mostly focused on education, social policy and organisational transformation. He served as Registrar and Chief Executive Officer of the Caribbean Examinations Council (2008-2014). Today he serves in the post of Director General, of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) and has authored numerous articles on educational policy, educational reform and adult education in the Caribbean.
Ladies and gentlemen… His Excellency Dr. Didacus Jules