Search Results for: economist

  • 2016-01-04

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    CMP024 - Learn the steps to becoming an Achiever with Wendell Mottley - Former Minister of Finance in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

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    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


  • 2017-04-03

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    CMP078 - Set the Highest Standards for Yourself; featuring Dr. Alvin Hilaire - Governor and Chairman of the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago

    Tags: male trinidad economist economics corporate

    Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor brings with him over 20 years’ experience being an Economist and Central Banker. He holds a PhD in Economics and has made significant contributions to developing the economies of CARICOM countries. His previous positions includes Chief Economist, Director of Research and Deputy Governor. Today he is the Governor and Chairman of the Board of the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago.

    Ladies and gentlemen…Dr. Alvin Hilaire.


  • 2017-01-23

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    CMP065 - Whatever you're doing, Make a Positive Difference; featuring Dr. Terrence Farrell - Economist, Author and Certified Mediator

    Tags: male trinidad economics finance corporate

    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


  • 2016-07-04

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    CMP047 - An Indomitable WILL; featuring Indera Sagewan-Alli - Executive Director; Caribbean Centre for Competitiveness.

    Tags: female trinidad economist corporate

    Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor has become a well-known development economist through-out the region. Her fields of expertise are in areas like; Global value chain and Innovation, Public Policy Analysis and Privatization and Private Sector Development…just to name a few. She is the holder of a Bachelors and Masters’ degree in Economics and has used her skills and training to contribute to various organizations both in the private and public sector. As a former Member of Parliament (Trinidad and Tobago) and Director on various State Boards her opinion is often sort by the media concerning a cross-section of public matters. Today she is the Executive Director of the Caribbean Centre for Competitiveness at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine. Ladies and Gentlemen…let’s meet Mrs. Indera Sagewan-Alli


  • 2016-11-14

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    CMP053 - The Energy you Project comes back to you; featuring Marla Dukharan - Group Economist of RBC Caribbean

    Tags: female trinidad banking economist corporate

    Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor brings with her over 17 years’ experience as an economist. She holds a bachelor’s and two master’s degrees in Economics. She is responsible for monitoring over 20 countries in the Caribbean and authors the RBC Caribbean Economic Report on a monthly basis. Today she is the Group Economist for the Royal Bank of Canada’s Caribbean operations, an executive member of the Trinidad and Tobago Economics Association and sits on the Board of the Commonwealth Businesswomen Network. Ladies and gentlemen…Mrs. Marla Dukharan.


  • 2016-11-28

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    CMP055 - Everyone is a Genius...but; featuring Lisa Gale - Executive Director of the Barbados Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI)

    Tags: female trade adviser economist barbados corporate

    Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor is an experienced trade policy advisor, economist and tutor who spent almost a decade working as a senior advisor to Government on International Trade Policy. She served as a Senior Economist with the Foreign Trade Division in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade for over eight years.

    Today she is the Executive Director of the Barbados Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI); the first female to hold that position in the institution’s 190 year old history.

    She is a Chartered Director, a trained Mediator and the Founder and Principal Consultant of Jodi Consulting Services. Ladies and gentlemen...Mrs. Lisa Gale.