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  • 2015-07-27

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    CMP005 - Interview with Dr. Patrick Hosein - Professor at the University of the West Indies and Electrical and Computer Science Expert

    Tags: male trinidad academia engineer

    Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor is an electrical and mathematical genius. He has 5 degrees from MIT including a PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. He has worked with some of the major cellular companies in the world like AT&T, Ericsson and Huawei. He has been granted 39 international patents in telecommunications and wireless communications with 42 still pending. He was contracted by TSTT to head the team responsible for bringing internet to T&T for the first time. He is currently the CEO of the Trinidad and Tobago Network Information Centre which manages the .tt domain; A Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers; A Professor at the UWI and one of the 2015 awardees of the Anthony Sabga Caribbean Awards for Excellence for his work in Science and Technology Ladies and Gentlemen…Caribbean Nation…Let’s meet Professor Patrick Hosein.


  • 2015-07-12

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    CMP002 - Do it Right the first time with Rhett Chee Ping: Managing Director of Gordon Grant & Co. Ltd

    Tags: male shipping trinidad corporate

    Rhett Chee Ping has held various positions of leadership; whether it is in the pool as a former National Swimmer, or on the field where as a player and rugby coach he led Trinidad and Tobago to the Caribbean Rugby Championship or in business where he is the President of the Shipping Association of Trinidad and Tobago and is currently the Managing Director of Gordon Grant and Co. Limited. Rhett is knowledgeable in the shipping industry. He tackles challenges head on with a degree of toughness and straightforwardness that’s very refreshing.


  • 2017-06-05

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    CMP089 - You're Not in the Boat Alone; featuring Peter Ganteaume - Deputy Chairman of Guardian Holdings Limited

    Tags: male trinidad audit finance accounting corporate

    Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor has had a distinguished career in finance, accounting and audit since qualifying in June 1969 as a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales. He is a former Senior Partner of PwC until 1999. He also served as a member of the Board of Directors of the American Chamber of Commerce of Trinidad & Tobago. Today he is the Deputy Chairman of Guardian Holdings Limited and Chairman of a number of its subsidiaries including Guardian Life of the Caribbean Limited.

    Ladies and gentlemen… let’s meet Mr. Peter Ganteaume


  • 2015-08-17

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    CMP008 - Use these three D's to build your Career with Ian Narine - Financial and Investment Consultant; Director at FCB, NIB and TTSE

    Tags: male trinidad finance corporate

    Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor has a very keen understanding of money and how it works. He has spent the past 20+ years working in the areas like Accounting, Auditing, Corporate Finance, Risk Management and Investment Strategy to name a few. He is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and a Member of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments. He has held leadership roles at the subsidiary level of four publicly listed companies in Trinidad and Tobago and is currently a director of the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange, First Citizen’s Bank Limited, and is a member of the Investment Committee of the National Insurance Board, Trinidad & Tobago. • He is a Columnist for the Business Guardian where he has written over 500 articles • A regular speaker at investment seminars throughout the Caribbean • A regular panelist on TV concerning the National Budget • And a founding member of the Securities Dealers Association of T&T Ladies and Gentlemen…Caribbean Nation…let’s meet Mr. Ian Narine


  • 2015-09-28

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    CMP014 - Build your BRAND and get noticed with Jason Julien - Deputy CEO-Business Generation of First Citizens Bank

    Tags: male trinidad banking finance corporate

    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


  • 2015-11-23

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    CMP022 - Write the chapters of your life by following your Heart with Sunity Maharaj - MD of the Lloyd Best Institue of the West Indies

    Tags: journalist female media trinidad social

    Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor has dedicated her life to journalism. She was introduced to the field as a young lady and never looked back. Her journey has seen her hold positions like Editor-in-Chief of the Trinidad Express, News Director of TV6 and Group Executive for Editorial & Content Development at One Caribbean Media. Today she is the Managing Director of the Lloyd Best Institute of the West Indies (LBIWI); an organization started by her late great husband. She is also editor of The Trinidad and Tobago Review, a media consultant, journalism lecturer, head of her own multi-media production company and a columnist with the Sunday Express. Ladies and Gentlemen…Caribbean Nation…Let’s meet Ms. Sunity Maharaj.


  • 2015-09-14

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    CMP012 - Dream BIG; but be careful who you tell with Dr. Patricia Elder - Founder and Executive Director of Elder Associates Limited

    Tags: female trinidad psychology entrepreneur

    Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor is an expert when it comes to the provision of psychological services. She has dedicated the past 30 years learning about and implementing employee assistance and other psychological services to our culturally diverse communities. Her career began as a Psychology intern at the Friends Hospital in Pennsylvania, USA. As her career grew she held various portfolios such as, Senior Staff Psychologist and Clinical Director. She is the founder and Executive Director of Elder Associates Limited; the company, which she founded in 1993. Her company was accredited in 2013 by the Council on Accreditation (COA) as one of the outstanding providers of EAP Services in Trinidad and Tobago. She is the Regional Director for the Caribbean of the Institute for Forensic Psychology. She has published numerous academic papers; given a host of keynote addresses and is involved with various social and charitable groups Today she is considered as a leader and visionary in the delivery of comprehensive EAP and other mental health services in the Caribbean region. Ladies and Gentlemen…Caribbean Nation…Let’s meet Dr. Patricia Elder.


  • 2015-10-12

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    CMP016 - How to become a Mogul with Kenneth Gordon - Caribbean Media Mogul

    Tags: male media trinidad entrepreneur corporate

    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


  • 2015-10-26

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    CMP018 - What 40 years in Sports Administration teaches you with Hannibal Najjar - Sport Coach and Management Consultant

    Tags: male sport trinidad corporate

    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


  • 2017-07-24

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    CMP097 - Cultivate Your Garden; featuring Dr. Gillian Paul - President of COSTAATT

    Tags: female education administration trinidad academic

    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.