Since 1998, Trinidad and Tobago Transparency Institute (TTTI) has been working steadfastly to challenge corrupt practices in both the public and private sector, to drive legislation to combat corruption, and to educate all levels of society on how to unmask corruption. TTTI is a not-for-profit, non-governmental organisation with no political ties or agenda and is governed by a Board of Directors elected by our individual and corporate members. TTTI also works with government, civil society, business and the media to reduce corruption by being a “watchdog” against it.
Reynold Cooper is a Chartered Accountant by profession, a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants of the United Kingdom (FCCA), and a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Trinidad and Tobago (CA).
Mr. Cooper also holds a post graduate Diploma in Public Administration from the University of the West Indies (UWI), St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad and Tobago, and a Masters in Business Administration (Public Sector Management) from the University of the West Indies (UWI), Cave Hill Campus, Barbados. He also holds a Certificate awarded in December 2015 by the European Union and CARIFORUM for participating in the Advanced Course in Public Procurement.
In December 2002, Mr. Cooper was appointed Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health and was promoted as the Permanent Secretary to the Prime Minister and Head of the Public Service in January 2011. Mr. Cooper retired from the public service in May 2015 and is currently a Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Financial Management at the School of Accounting and Management (SAMTT).
He also serves as a Director on the Boards of several Non Profit Organisations in Trinidad and Tobago. On August 31st 2015, Mr. Cooper was awarded the Chaconia Medal (Gold) for his contribution to the public service at the Independence Day National Awards Ceremony.Download Register of Interests
Donna Christine-Ann Jack-Hill is an established professional with more than 32 years’ experience in the field of accounting, treasury operations and risk management. She possesses a strong track record for timely and quality deliverables across four industry sectors – banking, insurance, manufacturing and security and has led cross-functional teams in problem-solving projects in the areas […]Read more
Donna Christine-Ann Jack-Hill – EMBA (Dist.), FCCA, CA, CPA, B Sc (Hons), FLMI (Dist.), ACS (Dist.)
Donna Christine-Ann Jack-Hill is an established professional with more than 32 years’ experience in the field of accounting, treasury operations and risk management. She possesses a strong track record for timely and quality deliverables across four industry sectors – banking, insurance, manufacturing and security and has led cross-functional teams in problem-solving projects in the areas of correspondent banking, liquidity risk management and foreign exchange risk management.
She has worked and lived in three countries and is experienced in multinational environments, interfacing with stakeholders at all organizational levels. Her training and mentoring competencies were enabled by successful experiences as a high school teacher. She possesses strong analytical, inter-personal and communication skills as well as the ability to lead others to individual and organizational goal attainment and has proven competency, at the advanced level, in the use of Microsoft Office Suite and a certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor. She is committed to highly ethical, principled and professional standards and recently lead a business in the Security Industry with a focus on growth and transformation.
She taught Science and Mathematics at Providence Girls High School in Trinidad and Clement Howell High School in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands and held a number of key positions in various organizations including Auditor at Ernst and Young Lever Brothers, Accountant for TATIL Life Assurance Limited, Marketing Accountant and Management Accountant at Unilever Caribbean Limited, Relationship Manager Correspondent Banking, Manager Liquidity and Funding and Senior Manager, Liquidity at RBTT Financial Holdings Limited (later RBC Group) and Chief Executive Officer of Personal Safety and Security Training Limited.
Donna holds a Bachelor’s Degree (With Upper Second-Class Honors) in Biochemistry from the University of the West Indies, Executive Masters of Business Administration (with Distinction) from the Arthur Lok Jack School of Business St Augustine University of the West Indies and was awarded the Top Student of her graduating class of 2008. She is also a Fellow of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (FCCA) in the United Kingdom, a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) registered with the Virginia Board of Accountancy in the USA and a Chartered Accountant (CA) registered with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Trinidad and Tobago (ICATT). She is also a Fellow of the Life Management Institute (With Distinction), an Associate Customer Service (With Distinction) and a designated Intuit Advance Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor for Online Pro Premier and Enterprise Accounting Software and an Estate Superintendent (Regimental No. 31913) Precepted by the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service.
She had spent the last three years (2020 – 2022) serving as the Treasurer at the Trinidad and Tobago Transparency Institute.
Terry Dale Ince is a development specialist, social entrepreneur, and human rights advocate/activist. She is the founder and convener of CEDAW Committee of Trinidad and Tobago (CCoTT), a UN ECOSOC accredited volunteer non-governmental organization incorporated under the 1995 companies act of Trinidad and Tobago, focused on Advocacy, Education and Public Awareness on and for the […]Read more
Terry Dale Ince
Terry Dale Ince is a development specialist, social entrepreneur, and human rights advocate/activist. She is the founder and convener of CEDAW Committee of Trinidad and Tobago (CCoTT), a UN ECOSOC accredited volunteer non-governmental organization incorporated under the 1995 companies act of Trinidad and Tobago, focused on Advocacy, Education and Public Awareness on and for the sustainable implementation of the principles of the Convention for the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW). Using a collaborative approach, CCoTT use the recommendations advanced at state periodic reviews to ensure compliance within a national and human rights context. She is also the Managing Director of TDI and Associates, a Change and Development Management consulting practice which integrate the principles of change management into daily practice for behaviour change.
Prior to joining the civil society sector, Terry enjoyed a career in business and technology where she managed territories in the private and public sectors while contributing her skills and knowledge to non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in developed and developing countries and underserved communities. A
▪ She designed and implemented technology solutions for medium and large businesses and government agencies as a systems engineer and client manager with a global company during a 26-year career.
▪ She contributes to the practical promotion and core principles of women’s economic and political empowerment and sustainable machineries nationally, regionally, and globally.
▪ She has a practical formation in the field of development work and gender issues, particularly as it extends to the inclusion of women, young people, marginalized communities, and the environment.
▪ She lectures on CEDAW and women’s empowerment, leadership, and advocacy locally, regionally, and globally.
▪ She observes general elections globally and serves as a gender and human rights specialist on observer teams.
▪ She serves on the board of non-governmental organizations in Trinidad, Nigeria, and the USA. She is the current Chair of the National Steering Committee of the Global Environment Facility Small Grants Program (GEF SGP) (Trinidad &Tobago), the Spotlight Initiative Civil Society Regional Reference Group (Caribbean) and Team Leader on the National Task Force Against Trafficking in Persons working group, Prevention and Effective Identification of Victims and Witnesses Team (2022-2025). The working group is a three-year initiative of the Counter Trafficking Unit within the Trinidad and Tobago Ministry of National Security.
▪ She acquired a Master of Science in Organizational Development and Behaviour at John Hopkins University, Project Management certification at Columbia University, and IBM Leadership Executive training at Harvard Business School.
▪ She is a Trinidad and Tobago national award recipient. On March 7, 2022, she received the medal for the Development of Women (Gold). A Champion of CEDAW, she represented civil society organizations and lobbied the CEDAW Committee in Geneva at the state review and contributed to Civil Society discourse as a spokesperson at the Hemispheric dialogue and the IX Summit of the Americas.Download Register of Interests
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, […]Read more
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.Download Register of Interests
Ahmin Baksh has over 45 years of electrical engineering experience and practice and has held senior positions in three Caribbean utilities viz. T&TEC, ANGLEC and GRENLEC.
Date of Birth: 14th Sept 1954.
Marital Status: Married, 2 Children.
B.Sc. (Electrical Engineering, 1978, University of West Indies),
M.Sc. (Technology Management, 1988, University of Stirling, Scotland)
SMIEEE, FAPETT, R.Eng.BOETT
Ahmin Baksh has over 45 years of electrical engineering experience and practice and has held senior positions in three Caribbean utilities viz. T&TEC, ANGLEC and GRENLEC.
Graduated in 1978, employed at the Trinidad & Tobago Electricity Commission for 13 years mainly in the transmission system planning section of the utility. In 1990 he moved to Anguilla on contract with the Commonwealth Development Corporation as Transmission and Distribution Engineer for the Anguilla Electricity Company Limited. Responsibilities included the setting up and running of the new department.
Returned to Trinidad in 1993, engaged in diverse engineering related occupations including General Manager of AGOS Manufacturing Limited.
In 2000, employed on contract with the Grenada Electricity Services Limited as the Planning & Engineering Manager. Responsible for setting up of the Planning & Engineering Department of the company. Returned to Trinidad in 2003 and functioned as an Independent Engineering Consultant.
In 2007, appointed as Chief Electrical Engineer and Head of the Electrical Engineering Section of Genivar, Trinidad & Tobago Ltd.(now WSP).
In 2013, returned to GRENLEC on a 2-year contract to mentor a chosen engineer and prepare him to assume the position of Planning and Engineering Manager.
Professional affiliations include the Association of Professional Engineers of Trinidad & Tobago. Served on the Executive Council in different capacities and President during the 2008/2009 term. Board Member, the Board of Engineering of Trinidad & Tobago (BOETT) between 2012 and 2013. Elected President of the Trinidad & Tobago Group of Professional Associations (TTGPA) 2019 and 2020. He is also a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers.
Member of the TTTI since 2008.
Currently retired but remains active as an Independent Consulting Engineer.
Fayola A. Denoon
Fayola A. Denoon is a Strategic Communication Professional with over 15 years of local and international experience in the public and private sectors.
Fayola’s Communication experience spans a variety of industries, including the energy sector, financial services, travel and hospitality, education, and non-profit organisations.
From 2011 to 2015, she worked at the Integrity Commission of Trinidad and Tobago’s Public Education Department.
She is now a member of the Proman family of companies’ Global Strategic Communication team, based at the company’s Trinidad and Tobago headquarters in the Point Lisas Industrial Estate.
Fayola holds a Bachelor of Arts degree (Honours) in Media and Communication from the University of the West Indies Mona Campus, as well as a Master of Science in Global Studies and a Post Graduate Diploma in International Relations from the Institute of International Relations at the University of the West Indies St Augustine.
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Mrs. Avyann Ferguson-Awai is an Attorney at Law of over 20 years standing and is an Accredited Director with over 10years experience in Banking and Financial Services.Read more
Avyann Ferguson-Awai Avyann Ferguson-Awai, LLM, LEC, LLB (Hons), CAMS, Acc. Dir
Mrs. Avyann Ferguson-Awai is an Attorney at Law of over 20 years standing and is an Accredited Director with over 10years experience in Banking and Financial Services.
Currently Mrs. Awai holds the position of Associate General Counsel and Chief Counsel AML/CFT and Regulatory Compliance in the Financial Services Line of Business of the Massy Group which spans Insurance(formerly), Remittances, Card and non-bank financial services. She also leads the AML/CFT Compliance function across the Massy Group in the regulated territories in which it operates locally and regionally.
She also sits as a member of the Board of Massy Finance GFC Ltd. She is a member of the Licensing Committee of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Trinidad and Tobago (ICATT). She has served as Chairman of the Heritage and Stabilisation Fund, several Board sub Committees of Eastern Credit Union and of its Subsidiary, EPL Properties and on the Legal Committee of the Bankers Association of Trinidad and Tobago for several years. She continues her membership and service to the Board of the Association of Compliance Professionals of Trinidad and Tobago as Vice President.
Mrs. Awai holds her Masters of Law in areas of Corporate & Commercial Law from the University of the West Indies with a specific focus on Corporate Governance. In addition, she holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree (Honours) from UWI Cave Hill and a Legal Education Certificate from the Hugh Wooding Law School. Mrs. Awai has also been certified following her participation in the Directors’ Education and Accreditation Programme from the Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators; in Effective Personal Productivity for Leaders from the Leadership Management Institute and is a Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) from the US Association of Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialists of which she is also a Member.
Kenneth Shawn Mahase
An Attorney at Law for nearly 10 years who practices predominantly in the areas of Civil Litigation and Conveyancing.
A practical and results-oriented individual, he has a passion for civil society causes and often draws similarly-minded individuals together and facilitates the formation of new non-profit organizations.
Hailing from Sangre Grande he is particularly focused on community development in East Trinidad and is a director and co-founder of the Eastern Business and Merchants Association and Co-Chair and co-founder of the Eastern Lawyers Association.
As an Elder and Legal Advisor to the Presbyterian Church of Trinidad and Tobago and several other organizations, he has maintained a rewarding balance in his professional, spiritual and philanthropic life.
Mr. Mahase has from a young age been involved in advocating for greater transparency, accountability and good governance generally particularly through constitutional reform and to that end has contributed to various policy papers, articles, consultations and forums. He is a strong proponent for a greater focus on values-based public education in our society.
In his burgeoning career in private practice, he has built a reputation as an astute advocate and seeks to serve his diverse clientele from across the east-west corridor with diligence, integrity and compassion.Download Register of Interests