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Hon. Melford Nicholas

Minister of Information Broadcasting, Telecommunications & Information Technology and President of the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU)
Hon. Melford Nicholas
  • Hon. Melford Nicholas

    The Hon. Melford Walter Fitzgerald Nicholas, was appointed Minister of Information Broadcasting, Telecommunications & Information Technology on June 18, 2014 and once again in March 2018 after early elections in Antigua and Barbuda.

    With almost three decades worth of experience in the Telecoms Industry, the Hon. Melford Nicholas for many of those years was the lead commercial voice in the sale and adoption of technology solutions for both business and government.

    This background has ideally prepared Minister Nicholas to be the driving force that he has become in the local and regional arena in the adoption and use of ICT's as a tool for the digital transformation of governments in Antigua and Barbuda and the wider Caribbean.

    Minister Nicholas has propelled the automation and digitization of a number of agencies in Antigua and Barbuda as well as the implementation of the Online Driver’s License Renewal Program, the digitization of records at the Mount St. John’s Medical Centre (MSJMC), the Antigua & Barbuda Intellectual Property, the Royal Police Force of Antigua & Barbuda and the Civil Registry just to name a few projects.

    In 2017 Minister Nicholas was appointed President of the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU).

    Through his leadership Minister Nicholas and his team held the 21st Century Government Summit and CityNext Antigua 2018 ICT Symposium in Antigua and fulfilled the expectation for all attending to have a better understanding of how to approach their tasks of transforming their respective governments.

    Minister of Information, Broadcasting, Telecommunications & Information Technology in Antigua and Barbuda the Hon. Melford Nicholas.

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Hon. Vincent Byron

Attorney General
St. Kitts and Nevis
Hon. Vincent Byron

Hon. Catherine Hughes

Minister of Public Telecommunications, Guyana
Hon. Catherine Hughes
  • Hon. Catherine Hughes

    Catherine Andrea Hughes is a Media Specialist with extensive knowledge of the Caribbean media and advertising environment. She is a graduate of the University of the West Indies, with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) Degree in Mass Communications.

    Mrs. Hughes has worked at media bodies in the Caribbean and internationally for more than 20 years, having served as a news reporter for the Caribbean News Agency and with the Jamaica Information Service (JIS) as a television producer. She was part of the BBC’s Radio Merseyside team as a freelance reporter.

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Hon. Marlon A. Penn, MHA

Junior Minister responsible for Trade, Investment Promotion and Consumer Affairs
Hon. Marlon A. Penn, MHA
  • Hon. Marlon A. Penn, MHA

    Honourable Marlon A. Penn, MHA, who hails from East End, Tortola, is the Representative for the Eight Electoral District and is also the Junior Minister responsible for Trade, Investment Promotion and Consumer Affairs under the National Democratic Party Government of the Virgin Islands. He is an avid IT professional and supports the advancement of technology in the Government of the Virgin Islands by Chairing the eGovernment Committee.

    Honourable Marlon Penn holds a BBA in Management Information Systems from Temple University in Philadelphia and prior to becoming an elected official, he worked as the Technology Development Manager for the BVI Financial Services Commission (FSC) where he spearheaded (as Project Manager) the Development of the flagship online company registration system VIRRGIN.

    Honourable Marlon Penn is an active member of the Rotary Club of Tortola and the Athletic Association. He enjoys sailing the beautiful BVI waters, World Politics, Sports and playing Dominoes.





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Ms. Bernadette Lewis

Secretary General
CTU
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  • Ms. Bernadette Lewis

    Bernadette Lewis was appointed to the position of Secretary General of the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) in August, 2003. Under her stewardship, the CTU has been transformed into a relevant and vibrant information and communication technologies (ICT) organization and is now at the forefront of activities to harmonise policies and practices for the development of the Caribbean ICT sector and to coordinate regional ICT Projects.

    A strong proponent for ICT-enabled Caribbean development, Ms. Lewis has been advocating the use of ICTs through an initiative called the Caribbean ICT Roadshow, designed to raise awareness and educate on the power of ICT and how they may be effectively employed to enhance every sphere of endeavour. Concurrently, she has been a relentless in her endeavours to improve cyber security in the region and was instrumental in the development of a Caribbean Cyber Security Framework with the Organisation of American States.

    Through Ms. Lewis’ Leadership and project management expertise, the CTU has built capacity in and now has a demonstrated record of accomplishment for successful coordination of regional ICT projects.

    Ms. Lewis is a champion for ICT-enabled public service transformation in the Caribbean, having recently launched an initiative called 21st Century Government that seeks to establish citizen-centric seamless governments in the region. The initiative, when implemented will transform the Caribbean public service and governments and enhance the region’s competitiveness.

    Under Ms. Lewis’ direction in 2005, the Caribbean initiated the first Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in the world. In 2012, she was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Latin American and Caribbean Registry for Internet Numbers for her seminal work in Internet Governance.

    Ms. Lewis is passionate about ensuring that the citizens of the region have affordable access to, and are able to benefit from effective use of ICT.

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Mr. John Curran

President and CEO
ARIN
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  • Mr. John Curran

    John Curran is the President and CEO of ARIN. His Internet industry experience includes serving as CTO and COO for ServerVault, which provides highly secure, fully managed infrastructure solutions for sensitive federal government and commercial applications. Prior to this, he was CTO for XO Communications, where he was integral in leading the organization's technical initiatives, network architecture, and design of leading-edge capabilities built into the company's nationwide network. Mr. Curran also served as CTO for BBN/GTE Internetworking, where he was responsible for the organization's strategic technology direction. He led BBN's technical evolution from one of the earliest Internet Service Providers through its growth and eventual acquisition by GTE. He has also been an active participant in the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), having both co-chaired the IETF Operations and Network Management Area and served as a member of the IPng (IPv6) Directorate.

    John is a founding member of the ARIN Board of Trustees, having served since August 1997. He was re-elected in 2000, 2003, and again in October 2006. As President and CEO of ARIN John is a non-elected, full-voting member of the Board.

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Mr. Alexander Matuschka

Group CEO
Digicel
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  • Mr. Alexander Matuschka

    Joining Digicel as Group CEO in February 2018, Alex is responsible for ensuring performance excellence across Digicel’s 31 markets worldwide as the company drives through its Digicel 2030 global transformation program with a promise of delivering an amazing network and putting customers in control of their communications and entertainment experience.

    Alex joined Digicel from global telecommunications services provider Veon, the seventh largest mobile network operator in the world with over 237 million customers in 12 countries, where he spent two years as Group Chief Performance Officer and was in charge of driving the successful restructuring, transformation and integration program.

    Prior to Veon, he spent four years with Nokia Solutions Networks first as Chief Restructuring Officer and latterly as Chief Transformation Officer where he held the overall responsibility for developing and executing the successful transformation program and was also a Member of the Executive Board.

    Prior to his time in the telecoms industry, Alex held a number of senior roles in the automotive industry with companies like ATU GmbH, EUROPART Holding GmbH and Deutz AG.

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Mr. Euan Fannell

Vice President of Corporate Affairs
Cable & Wireless Communications
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  • Mr. Euan Fannell

    Euan Fannell is an experienced telecommunications executive with more than twenty-five years’ experience in the industry.

    He joined Cable & Wireless Communications in January 2017 as Vice President of Corporate Affairs where he is responsible for regulatory affairs and public policy. Prior to joining Cable & Wireless, he spent over 20 years with Liberty Global’s corporate management team and its subsidiaries and affiliated companies as an operating and business development executive in the Asia Pacific region, the Middle East, and Africa. At Liberty Global he was Regional Vice President, Asia Pacific; Group CEO Wananchi Group (Holdings) Ltd., Kenya; CEO of Sky Cable, Philippines, and President Al-Rawwad, Saudi Arabia.

    Before joining Liberty Global, he held the following positions in the domestic US cable television industry:

    • President & Chief Operating Officer - United Cable Television of Baltimore, Inc.
    • Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis, United Cable Television Corporation;
    • Controller - Warner Amex Cable Communications of St. Louis, Inc., Missouri

    He began his professional career with Price Waterhouse and Company in St. Louis, Missouri, serving as an Audit Manager.

    Mr. Fannell earned a Bachelor of Science degree with majors in Accounting and Economics from Missouri State University. He earned an M.A. in Management from Webster University. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants. He also served on the Board of Directors of Liberty Global affiliated companies and other private sector organizations.

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Mr. Graham Gilmour

CEO
More Than The Last Mile
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  • Mr. Graham Gilmour

    Graham is a senior executive and recognised business leader in banking,telecoms and pioneer in TV Whitespace.

    Experience in Europe, Middle East and Africa with projects including start-ups and high growth mobile payment and mobile money enterprises.

    Multiple experience dealing with government agencies and regulators, assembling state of the art technologies for the respective ventures and producing superior investment returns for the operators and project partners.

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Mr. Clark Menkes

Technical Program Manager, Disaster Response
Amazon Web Services
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  • Mr. Clark Menkes

    Clark Menkes is the Disaster Response Technical Program Manager at Amazon Web Services helping governments and nonprofit organizations leverage the cloud to effectively and efficiently respond to disasters. The AWS Disaster Response Program assist organization in many ways, including providing direct support to customers who are deployed to disaster areas by deploying teams of technical employee volunteers, helping communities rebuild connectivity following disasters, making critical datasets available, and supporting organizations who build applications for good. He has been working in the emergency management and disaster response industries for 10+ years.

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Ms. Mariah Shuman

Head of Regulatory Affairs
OneWeb
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  • Ms. Mariah Shuman

    Mariah Shuman joined OneWeb in 2017 as Senior Director of Regulatory Affairs. Prior to this, Ms. Shuman was Director of Maritime and International Regulatory Affairs at O3b. At OneWeb, Ms. Shuman works on global licensing and policy advocacy for satellite services, earth stations, and spectrum access. Ms. Shuman served on the U.S.A. delegation for WRC-15 and is actively involved in preparations for WRC-19. Ms. Shuman has a J.D. from the Charleston School of Law and an LL.M. in Communications & Information Policy from the American University Washington College of Law.

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Mr. David Geary

General Counsel Caribbean
Digicel
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  • Mr. David Geary

    David Geary is General Counsel Caribbean for the Digicel Group and is responsible for legal and regulatory affairs for Digicel in the Caribbean. He joined Digicel in the South Pacific in 2010 and moved to the Caribbean in 2013. David is admitted as a solicitor in Ireland and in England & Wales and previously practiced anti-trust and regulatory law with major law firms in Sydney, Brussels and Dublin. He is a graduate of the European University Institute and the University of Limerick and is a former chair of EU & International Affairs Committee of the Law Society of Ireland. He is the author of various publications and is a regular contributor to discussions on the future of the industry in the Caribbean region.

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Mr. Selby Wilson

Telecommunications Strategist (Consultant)
CTU
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  • Mr. Selby Wilson

    The Telecommunications Strategist is the Secretariat’s primary advisor on issues of ICT regulations and policy and provides the strategic planning support for directing the activities of the Union.

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Mr. Nigel Cassimire

Consulting Telecommunications Specialist
CTU
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  • Mr. Nigel Cassimire

    Mr. Nigel Cassimire is a telecommunications engineer with over thirty years of experience in the industry, most of which were gained at the functional, management and executive levels of the incumbent telecommunications carrier of Trinidad and Tobago, Telecommunications Services of Trinidad and Tobago Limited (TSTT). He has intimate understanding of a broad range of telecommunications technologies and services and practical experience in network planning, network operations management and telecommunications policy development.

    Mr. Cassimire has functioned as a Consulting Telecommunications Specialist since July 2005 and has worked extensively with the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) Secretariat in Port of Spain in the areas of spectrum management and Internet governance.

    Mr. Cassimire is a fellow of the Telecommunications Engineering and Management Institute of Canada (TEMIC) and an alumnus of the Advanced Management Programme at INSEAD, Fountainbleau, France.

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Mr. Leslie Lee Fook

Director and co-founder
INCUS Services Limited
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  • Mr. Leslie Lee Fook

    Leslie Lee Fook is the Director and co-founder of INCUS Services Limited a leading Analytics & Cyber Security Consulting Firm based in Trinidad and Tobago.

    His career spans over twenty years in the Information Technology field with experience in Telephony, Infrastructure, Business Intelligence and Cyber Security. He has managed enterprise-sized IT projects in the UK and throughout the Caribbean.

    Leslie’s vision is to foster the development of a Caribbean Analytics community that is highly sought after for its talent and expertise by delivering custom, high-impact business intelligence solutions that empower users with the ability to gain actionable insight from their data in a very fast and easy manner.

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Ms. Lisette Maxime- Hernandez

Territory Channel Manager
Microsoft Caribbean
Ms. Lisette Maxime- Hernandez
  • Ms. Lisette Maxime- Hernandez

    Lisette Maxime- Hernandez is the current Territory Channel Manager for Microsoft Caribbean. Her role is key to Microsoft's strategy as part of the One Commercial Partner Organization. The Territory Channel Manager is the Partner Ecosystem and Business Consultation and Transformation specialist, curating and connecting to our customers, an ecosystem of partners with the best of breed solutions. Her role impacts the entire territory of Caribbean including the French West Indies, Dutch West Indies, Spanish Caribbean and English-Speaking Caribbean.

    In her previous roles in Microsoft as a Partner Sales Executive, she has led the transformation and development of Large Solution Partners through the cloud transformation strategy, enabling them to provide solutions and enablement for the wider diaspora of customers and helping them to achieve both business growth and depth.

    Lisette is versed in organizational transformation having owned and operated her own consultancy firm and transforming businesses and organizations. Her knowledge and involvement in board room discussions has allowed her to help other organizations identify and execute what it truly takes to effect organization wide transformation.

    She has successfully built and operated a learning academy for children who have learning challenges and has transformed this into a non-profit organization that welcomes and serves all children and adults across Trinidad and Tobago.

    Her passion for Public Sector development and execution is driven primarily from a historical involvement of her family in the development and execution of public sector programs in her own country. With her mother contributing heavily towards the development of health practices and her father’s involvement in the historical, cultural and financial sectors of the Government of Trinidad and Tobago, she has seen public sector influence and transformation first hand.

    A Degree in Surveying and Land Information, completing a Masters Course in Geographic Information Systems , a Law Degree, a Smart ISO Certified Risk Assessor and holding a CAPM certificate has not stopped her from pursuing her passion and love for giving back to society ; serving in church and community , neither does the execution of these duties distract from her from attending to the successful growth of her family which includes four children and a husband .

    Lisette is a testimony to the adage “Account for every Minute “and her greatest pursuit is in the attainment of the title “Well done good and faithful servant! “

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Ms. Linda M. Wellstein

Chairwoman
Global Technology, Transactions and Media Practice, Wellstein Mora Rodriguez International, PC
Ms. Linda M. Wellstein
  • Ms. Linda M. Wellstein

    Chair of Global Technology, Transactions and Media Practice in Washington, DC of WELLSTEIN MORA

    RODRIGUEZ INTERNATIONAL, PC and formerly Resident Partner in Washington DC and Managing Partner of

    the Latin America and Caribbean office of a US Telecommunications law firm based in Caracas, Venezuela, Ms.

    Wellstein brings over thirty years of international telecommunications and technology, commercial, transactional,

    regulatory and policy experience with over eight years specialization in biometrics and related data privacy.

    Ms. Wellstein provides broad commercial, corporate and regulatory counsel to private companies and public

    institutions around the world, and offers critical firsthand knowledge and experience in Latin America and the

    Caribbean, among other high growth regions in the world. She has extensive experience in the negotiations of

    complex commercial transactions in the telecommunications, technology sectors and infrastructure industries,

    including strategic acquisitions, alliance formation, financing and creative joint operating arrangements, major IT

    and other outsourcing transactions, international settlements, interconnection, international technology

    procurements, dispute resolution, and other diverse telecommunications and technology privatization, licensing,

    public policy and private sector regulatory matters. Ms. Wellstein has significant experience in representing business

    ventures before the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and telecommunications regulators and other

    infrastructure industry agencies of many countries. Attorneys at the firm are licensed in common and civil code law

    and conduct their practice in English, Spanish and French.

    Ms. Wellstein has been a frequent panelist at industry conferences in the United States and international

    government and industry forums around the world. She served as an Adjunct Professor of Law on international

    telecommunications regulation at the Columbus School of Law of the Catholic University of America and

    taught the same course for eight years as Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center. She

    was also Adjunct Professor in Mexico City for the Masters Program of Telecommunications Law and New

    Technologies associated with Universidad Anáhuac del Sur and Centro Universitario Francisco de Vitoria in

    collaboration with Universidad Complutense de Madrid (España).

    Among other professional and industry associations, Ms. Wellstein served as Vice-President and Treasurer of the

    Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees of Caribbean Central American Action (CCAA), a non-profit

    organization promoting private sector-led economic development in the Caribbean Basin for over three decades. She

    was also a principal Coordinator to the 2006 CCAA-CTU-CANTO Joint Initiative for the Caribbean Center of

    Excellence and served briefly as a CANTO Subcommittee Chair for Regional Regulatory, Policy and Technology

    Trends. She is a former Co-Chair and Vice-Chair of the International Communications Committee, Section of

    International Law and Practice, of the American Bar Association and served as a member of the IT Committee of

    the Venezuelan-American Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VENAMCHAM). Ms. Wellstein served as Co-

    Chair of the Communications Forum of the Women’s Bar Association for several years. She was Steering

    Committee Member of the W2i-United Nations ICT Task Force Conferences for wireless broadband technology for

    development and municipalities and Chaired the International Regulatory Session presented at the inaugural

    program at UN headquarters (New York 2003), presented at the Monterrey Mexico Program in 2004, and Co-

    Chaired the W2i-UN ICT Task Force Program in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (February 2005).

    Ms. Wellstein received her Honors Bachelor of Arts degree from Marquette University and her Juris Doctorate from

    Georgetown University Law Center where she served as a member of a law review. She can be reached at

    lwellstein@wmr-intl-law.com, office number +1-202-250-3488.

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Mr. Ashish Uttamchandani

Mr. Ashish Uttamchandani
  • Mr. Ashish Uttamchandani

    Ashish is a senior executive with over 15 years of experience in working with public and private sector organisations in a variety of capacities including, IT Strategy, Leadership, Business Development, Strategic Development, Risk Management, Consulting and Project/Change Management. He is currently the Regional ICT Sales Manager – Barbados & Caribbean with the PBS Group. He is responsible for leadership, strategy, sales and business development for the ICT portfolio across the English-speaking Caribbean. Prior to this, he was a Senior Business Development Manager with Singaporean ICT firm CrimsonLogic. While at CrimsonLogic, he secured major deals and drove geographic expansion across the Caribbean. Before joining CrimsonLogic, he was the Professional Services Manager of Massy Technologies InfoCom (Barbados) Ltd. While at Massy Technologies InfoCom, he had responsibility for the overall leadership, strategy, and growth of the Professional Services Unit in Barbados and EC. He was also a columnist for the Barbados Business Authority and the Barbados Investment and Development Corporation and sat on several not-for-profit boards including PMI Barbados, the Variety Club and was an advisor to the Barbados Entrepreneurship Foundation. His experience spans a wide range of industries including banking, finance, manufacturing, commercial, retail insurance, telecommunications, and ICT.

    Ashish holds a Master of Business Administration from Durham University Business School, UK and is currently working towards a Master of Science Management and Information Systems: Change and Development from the University of Manchester, UK. He holds a Leadership certificate from the University of the West Indies, Barbados, a Diploma in Professional Consulting from the Chartered Management Institute, UK and is a certified Business Continuity Lead Implementer ISO 22301.
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Mr. Kevin Khelawan

Chief Operating Officer and Co-founder of Teleios Systems
Teleios Systems
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  • Mr. Kevin Khelawan

    Kevin is a co-founder of Teleios Systems and is currently the company’s Chief Operating Officer and Director Innovation & New Business.

    At Teleios, Kevin is responsible for the day to day operations of the company, product development and planning, marketing, innovation and new business strategies. He also works closely with the CEO to plan and determine Teleios’ overall strategic direction. He has played a key role in building Teleios from a 3 man organization to one with 50 employees delivering solutions across Trinidad & Tobago and the Caribbean region.

    Kevin has over 30 years of professional experience in the software industry. He graduated with a BSc (Hons) from Barry University in Miami Fla. and over the years has been involved in developing software for multiple industries and with a wide range of technologies. Prior to co-founding Teleios, Kevin wrote software for the airline, media, agriculture and shipping industries in the United States and Trinidad & Tobago. As a co-founder of Teleios Systems, he was responsible for the development of several the company’s solutions including its early flagship products - MessageCentral Mobile Messaging Service Delivery Platform and the Insight Pension Administration solution. He was also responsible the design and development of the company’s early distributed services architecture, the basis of which influenced the architectural considerations for all Teleios software.

    Kevin was the first person in the English-speaking Caribbean to be given the Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional) Award. He is a 3-time recipient of the Microsoft MVP award and delivered numerous presentations in Trinidad and Jamaica at Microsoft developer events and attended invitation only events at Microsoft’s Redmond headquarters.

    Kevin is also a director of the Congress WBN Global Communications and Technology (GCT) sector. Congress WBN is a values based global non-profit operating across 120 countries. As a GCT Director, he leads global teams delivering technology solutions across the world.

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Ms. Kathleen Dyer, M.S., M.Ed.

CEO, professional consultant and executive coach
Ms. Kathleen Dyer, M.S., M.Ed.
  • Ms. Kathleen Dyer, M.S., M.Ed.

    Kathleen Dyer is a C-Suite executive, professional consultant and executive coach with more than 35 years of professional experience. She is adept at leading major, transformational and technology-driven initiatives requiring high-performing, multi-disciplinary teams to provide collaborative and innovative business solutions to challenging and disruptive problems and demands. She works with clients to achieve business results through break-through strategies, organizational optimization, enabling and innovative technologies and targeted people development. Her experience spans healthcare, technology, telecommunications, energy, education, government and non-profit sectors. Ms. Dyer is known as a thought leader in providing value-added solutions.

    Ms. Dyer is President of Simplifying Innovative Solutions LLC, a professional consulting organization focused on optimizing organizations with a focus on leadership team development, IT strategic planning, decision support, business analytics and visualization, enterprise architecture management and enterprise solutions implementations. Currently, Ms. Dyer provides advisory and coaching services to a global energy company that is experiencing significant market and organizational changes internally and externally. She works with selected executives and senior leaders across the globe (USA, Europe, Latin America, Caribbean) as they lead major transformational programs towards renewable energy at corporate and regional levels She also serves as an executive mentor to a Boy Scout of America, C-Suite leader responsible for leading a significant shift towards inclusive membership. Ms. Dyer is also an Adjunct Professor at American University, Kogod School of Business in Washington, DC.

    Previously, Ms. Dyer was Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Adventist HealthCare, a mid-Atlantic integrated healthcare delivery organization. As a C-Suite executive, Ms. Dyer leveraged her extensive experience and expertise to lead major health information technology initiatives required to electronically transform healthcare. She worked collaboratively with her C-Suite colleagues to lead and realize technology-enabled clinical quality and business process improvements, efficient and effective revenue cycle management, improved employee and patient engagement, effective population-based health management, continuum of care coordination, physician integration, electronic health record implementations and optimization, and healthcare business and data analytics improvements. She also led the IT organization in the areas of information systems strategy and architecture, IT governance, IT sourcing and outsourcing, enterprise-wide system implementation, change adoption, stakeholder relationship management, program and project portfolio management, infrastructure interoperability, information, cyber security.

    Prior to Adventist Health Care, Ms. Dyer was a Principal at Booz Allen Hamilton, a leading management and technology consulting firm. At Booz Allen Hamilton she led major US federal government change initiatives based on information technology, process improvements, and customer and employee engagement. As a professional consulting leader, she led transformational initiatives for the Department of Defense-Military Health Service, the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Agency Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Commerce, and numerous other federal agencies.

    Ms. Dyer holds a Master of Science in Technology Management from American University in Washington, DC and a Master of Education from the University of Pittsburgh along with several coaching certifications. She also holds leadership and membership positions on numerous Boards, professional and community organizations and has been recognized and awarded by numerous professional and community organizations.

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Dr. Dianne Douglas

Director
Douglas and Associates Limited
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  • Dr. Dianne Douglas

    Dr Dianne Douglas is a Doctor of Psychology specializing in Clinical and Community Psychology. For the past 16 years, she has been the Director of Douglas and Associates Limited, an agency providing psychological and consulting services to children, youth, adults, couples, families and the corporate community.

    Dr Douglas was trained in the United States of America (USA) at Wheaton College and Yale University. She was then appointed Assistant Clinical Professor by Yale University’s School of Medicine in the Department of Psychiatry for six (6) years. On her return to Trinidad and Tobago, she lectured at both the undergraduate and Masters Level at the University of the West Indies (UWI) St Augustine campus.

    Dr Douglas is widely sought out as an international consultant. She has provided expertise to the United Nations, The Commonwealth, The Organization of American States (OAS), CARICOM, the State of Connecticut, INTERPOL, USAID and The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) in areas of domestic violence, sexual violence, gender issues, HIV/AIDS, systems of care, addictions, child custody and family issues.

    In her home country of Trinidad and Tobago and in the wider Caribbean region, Dr Douglas’ wealth of knowledge and experience, have resourced the justice, security and social services especially the Family Court of Trinidad and Tobago and jurisdictions in Guyana, St Lucia, Jamaica, Barbados and Antigua; the Judicial Education Institute (JEI), the Children’s Authority, the Counter Trafficking Unit (CTU), the Youth Training Centre (YTC) and as the principal consultant for the Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force in the development of their Military Community Support System (MCSS).

    Dr. Douglas is a past President of the T&T Association of Psychologists (TTAP), a member of the American Psychological Association (APA) and the Employee Assistance Professionals Association (EAPA). Dr. Douglas enjoys using radio and television to promote her message of psychological health, wellbeing and faith. She is a member of the Board of the Bishop Anstey High School, her alma mater.

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Mr. Cordel Green

Executive Director
Jamaica National Commission for UNESCO
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  • Mr. Cordel Green

    Cordel Green is Executive Director of the Broadcasting Commission, which regulates radio, television and cable in Jamaica, and he has helped to lead Jamaica’s Digital Transition process.

    Mr. Green has been appointed to the Jamaica National Commission for UNESCO and represents Jamaica on UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Council for the Information For All Programme (IFAP). He is also a fellow of Telecommunications Executive Management Institute of Canada (TEMIC), honorary member of the Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (Washington DC), and member of the Law Committee for the IEEE Global Initiative for Ethical Consideration in Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems.

    Mr. Green is an Attorney-at-Law, a former Assistant Attorney-General of Jamaica and a former broadcaster. He holds Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) and Bachelor of Laws (Hons.) degrees from the University of the West Indies, a Master of Laws Degree with distinction, from the University of Sheffield in England, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the Mona School of Business, and is an alumnus of the Harvard Kennedy School Executive Education Program.

    He is married to the Honourable Mrs. Justice Marcia Dunbar Green, Judge of the Supreme Court.

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