All Podcasts

  • 2015-09-21

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    CMP013 - Learn the keys to a successful career with Lara Quentrall-Thomas - Founder and CEO of Regency Recruitment and Resources Limited

    Tags: female trinidad human resources entrepreneur

    Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor is an expert when it comes to the provision of human resource and recruitment management services; and she has a successful company as proof. She is the founder and CEO of ‘Regency Recruitment and Resources Limited' which she started in 1996 Her company now stands as the nation’s leading employment agency providing administrative and support personnel to local and multinational companies across the region. She is the founder and first President of the Association of Female Executives of T&T. The youngest regional Rotary District Governor and a director on numerous boards like AMCHAM and the British Caribbean Chamber of Commerce just to name a few. She also utilizes her talents to assists various social and charitable groups. Ladies and Gentlemen…Caribbean Nation…Let’s meet Ms. Lara Quentrall-Thomas


  • 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.


  • 2015-09-07

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    CMP011 - Don't Dishonor yourself by Quitting with Francis Wade - Founder of Framework Consulting

    Tags: male human resources consultant jamaica entrepreneur

    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


  • 2015-08-31

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    CMP010 - Lead your Team to win with Maxine Attong - Author; Professional Coach and Facilitator

    Tags: female trinidad accountant author corporate

    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


  • 2015-08-24

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    CMP009 - Be your own Boss with Louis Lee Sing - Entrepreneur and Former Mayor of Port of Spain, Trinidad

    Tags: male media trinidad politics entrepreneur

    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


  • 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


  • 2015-08-10

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    CMP007 - Think; Plan; Pray and Do with Dr. Paloma Mohamed - Award winning Poet and Behavioral Scientist

    Tags: female academia poetry guyana

    Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor has a very creative mind. She has been producing creative work since the age of 13. To date she has written and directed over 30 plays; published two collections of poetry; executive produced 32 films; published 9 books and has been involved in 14 major arts projects. As an arts advocate she has developed policy in conjunction with CARICOM and the United Nations. As an academic she is a behavioral scientist and the former Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Guyana and has produced several research articles and policy reports on topics like adolescent sexual and reproductive rights and the status of young artist in the region. She has won several major awards including the Guyana Prize for literature on three occasions (1998, 2000 and 2008), a City of New York Award (2011) two National Presidential Awards including the Cacique from National Drama Association of TT. In 2015 she was awarded the Anthony Sabga Caribbean Awards for Excellence in the category of ‘Arts and Letters’. She is recognized as one of the most influential figures in Guyanese and Caribbean culture. Ladies and Gentlemen…Caribbean Nation…let’s meet Dr. Paloma Mohamed.


  • 2015-08-03

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    CMP006 - The world is yours to Conquer with Ulric Warner - Chairman and Principal Consultant at People Solutions Plus

    Tags: male trinidad human resources consultant corporate

    Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor is a high achiever. He has held various positions of leadership in various companies and in various countries. His working experience in Human Resources at the executive level spans more than 25 years and within several industries including energy, manufacturing and financial services. His previous positions include; • Manager of Strategy and Administration at Phoenix Park Gas Processors Limited. • Vice President of Human Resources at Atlantic LNG • Vice President of Administration and Corporate Support Services at Unit Trust Corporation He is currently • Chairman and Director in four family businesses • Vice Chairman of the Heroes Foundation • Board Member of Cuna Caribbean and Cuna Jamaica • He lectures on the MBA programs at the ALJ Graduate School of Business • And also a dedicated husband and father Ladies and Gentlemen…Caribbean Nation…Let’s meet Mr. Ulric Warner


  • 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.


  • 2015-07-20

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    CMP004 - Jump in and figure it out with Fayola Nicholas: Director of Advancement and Alumni Relation at the Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business

    Tags: female trinidad marketing corporate

    Our special guest and Caribbean Mentor is an expert Marketer who specializes in areas like Integrated Marketing, Communications, Brand Management and Research. She has seen her career grow in a short space of time from being a Marketing Assistant to being the Director of Market Development at the ALJ Graduate School of Business. She has led the rebranding project of the school and spearheaded the campaign for the Distinguished Leadership and Innovation Conference which featured Michael E Porter. Four years ago she decided to accept a new role and challenge becoming the Director of Advancement and Alumni Relation. Ladies and Gentlemen…Caribbean Nation…let’s meet Ms. Fayola Nicholas