Angela Lee Loy, FCCA, CA

Angela Lee Loy is a global Business Leader, Visionary and Entrepreneur based in the Caribbean. Angela is involved in multiple industries across various sectors and disciplines. She is the Chairperson and Founder of Aegis Business Solutions Limited, the largest indigenous business consultancy in the English-speaking Caribbean. Aegis Business Solutions is Headquartered in Trinidad and Tobago, the Financial, Industrial, Energy and Manufacturing capital of the Caribbean. Angela is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK) with over forty year’s professional experience.

Angela is also the Chairperson of Eve Anderson Recruitment Ltd (EARL), the largest recruitment company in Trinidad and Tobago. This company celebrates 50 years of operations in 2020, providing quality service to Trinidad and Tobago. The clientele of EARL includes, international companies, private & public companies, existing & emerging companies within the hospitality, financial, manufacturing and retail industries. Angela also acquired Caribbean Resourcing Solutions Limitedd, the first company established in Trinidad and Tobago to provide recruitment services to the IT sector – this entity expanded to also serve the Energy Sector.

Angela is a results-driven visionary with tremendous experience with collectively over forty years’ experience in Auditing and Business Advisory Services with Aegis, PricewaterhouseCoopers and its precursor Price Waterhouse, which included a six month stint in the Hong Kong office. She provides advice on the following: financial management, restructuring of companies, and establishing of business operations. Angela also has considerable experience in share valuations, personal financial planning and advisory services for owner-managed enterprises, trust and settlements. Angela founded and built the Aegis Group over the last 20 years. This is after seeing the growing need for services in this sector. The Aegis brand provides quality service that is on par with the leading international corporations operating in these sectors and is very often recommended by the said competitors.

Angela is a board member of several leading associations which reflects her years of experience and solid reputation as a trusted Non-Exec Board Advisor and respected business leader in the Caribbean. Angela was the first female President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Caribbean (ICAC), first female President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Trinidad & Tobago (ICATT), and the first female Trinidad & Tobago Representative of the International Assembly of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

A non-executive director of Prestige Holdings (a public company) and Chairman of the audit committee; non-executive director of NCB Merchant Bank (TT) Limited (a public company), Chairman of the audit and risk management committees; non-executive director of Gulf Insurance Limited, Chairman of the audit committee; non-executive director of Assuria Life Co. Limited, member of the audit committee; Chairman of Kapok Limited, one of the largest indigenous hotel groups in Trinidad and Tobago. Angela sits on the Advisory board of Excellent Stores Group, a major retail company and the Trinidad and Tobago Fine Cocoa Company Limited.

Angela was also a board member of 138 student Living (a Jamaican public company) which provides accommodation for university students.

Angela is the former chairman of the National AIDS Coordinating Committee (NACC), Founding member of the Foundation for Human Development, the Chairman of Music Literacy Trust, Chairman of The Social justice Foundation, Founding Director of the Self Esteem Foundation, a former council member of the Chancery of the Archbishop of Port of Spain and member of the Archbishop Appeal fund, Chairman of the Finance Council of the Seminary, a board member of the Mercy Foundation, a division of the Living Water Community (one of the largest charitable organisations in the Caribbean). Angela is also providing support and assistance to the Living Water Community [UNHCR representative] on the current Venezuelan refugee crisis; coordinating private sector support to provide meaningful employment and sustainability. Past Director of the Trinidad Hotels, Restaurants & Tourism Association, past President of PricewaterHouseCoopers Credit Union and past President of Aegis Credit Union.

Angela is on the Board of Global Business Leadership Forum Ltd (GBLF) and serves as its Senior Advisor. This organization led the private sector’s relief and recovery efforts in the aftermath of the devastating Hurricane Season of 2017. Delivering over 70 containers of relief supplies to the following islands, Dominica, Antigua and Anguilla. This included vehicles and other heavy equipment. A team to provide urgent relief with construction experts were deployed in October 2017. In the recovery process GBLF rebuilt schools and homes in the island of Dominica. These efforts continue to date. In the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Dorian in September 2019 GBLF coordinated relief efforts among over 200 Organisations, Groups and Corporations. Global Business Leadership Forum also brought together over 80 organisations for a Security Forum to address the crime problem in Trinidad and Tobago, coalescing the private sector, NGOs, religious organisations and faith-based community to address the issue of national security.

GBLF brought together multi-stakeholders to collaborate with the security agencies. Multiple programmes have been implemented with local and international experts to address these issues. This include community intervention/impact initiatives, programs & solutions on human trafficking and other strategies for at risk communities.
GBLF is also at the forefront of the challenges re: climate change, working with a number of global organisations including the leading bi and multilateral agencies to address this multifaceted issue. Angela is part of the Alliance for Global Regeneration and Resilience through Eve Anderson Recruitment Ltd. and Global Business Leadership Forum Ltd. This organization is made up of some of the best global thinkers, leaders and experts on climate change, sustainability, resilience and regeneration. GBLF will be hosting a Global Climate Summit in the Caribbean region to address this existential threat. GBLF in the last five years hosted over 10 leadership forums in the USA, Canada and the Caribbean. GBLF is currently working with some of the best incubators and accelerators globally to develop an incubator network throughout the Caribbean for young entrepreneurs. Angela with her vast experience will be one of the leading figures in this important project.

In 2002, Angela was inducted into the International Association of Business Leaders and in 2004 she was selected as an honoured member of the Who’s Who of Professionals.

In 2008, she received the ACCA Achievement Award for her outstanding contribution to the accountancy profession and to business and society.
In addition, Angela chaired the Advisory Committee for the Private Sector Forum at both the 2009 Summit of Americas and the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM). She is also the Immediate Past President of the Trinidad and Tobago Coalition of Services Industries (TTCSI).

In 2021, she was selected from more than 500 nominations globally to be part of the Multi-Stakeholder Task Force for the 2021 United Nations High-Level Meeting on HIV. She was the lone private sector representative in a group comprised of civil society members from 16 countries.

She was selected as the Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce Business Hall of Fame 2021 Inductee.

In December 2021, she was also inducted into St Joseph’s Convent, her Alma Mater, Hall of Excellence.

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