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Summary

After years of experience in the fields of Event Management, Journalism and Education, I am in the process of completing my MBA at Porto Business School. I have a strong talent for creative thinking and outside-the-box idea generation, for which my colleagues frequently commend me on. I have developed the talent for persuasive communication that incorporate thoughtful and engaging presentations. I seek to leverage my capacity for thinking strategically to guide companies towards innovative ways of solving problems in a rapidly changing and dynamic environment.

Education

Sep 2015Oct 2016

Magellan MBA

Porto Business School
  • Developed strategic marketing plan for Minerva brand tuna
  • Created Performance Management System for AB Sugar
  • Selected as participant for Connect to Success entrepreneur program
Sep 1999Oct 2002

BA (Hons) Sociology 

Western Ontario
  • Created and coordinated cultural events for the Caribbean Students’ Association
  • Participated in student exchange program to New Zealand

Work History

May 2010Sep 2015

Logistic Event Manager

Caesar's Army
  • Conceptualization and development of events along with marketing and logistic frameworks
  • Team lead for 2015 Movember initiative successfully raising over $10k for local cancer society
  • Contracting, coordinating and managing collaborations with various corporate partners aligned with specific strategic objectives
  • Execution and on site management of various events in Trinidad and Tobago and the wider Caribbean region
Aug 2011Sep 2015

Freelance Journalist

Metro Magazine
  • Developed team of editors and graphic designers to create original column for Metro Magazine of Trinidad and Tobago
  • Creation of original content, including writing and editing such content for online and press publication
  • Conducting of personal interviews with various persons for online and press publications
Aug 2004Sep 2015

Education Professional

Ministry of Education
  • Planning and delivery of syllabi and course material designed to motivate and engage students
  • Content management, management of classrooms and students, management of parent seminars as well we alternative learning sessions
  • Development an preparation of exams and testing materials to evaluate and provide constructive feedback

Strengths

Leadership

Able to engage others to align and build effective group that are driven ad results oriented 

Creativity/Ideation

The ability to think outside-the-box and to connect abstract and disparate ideas and apply these within practical frameworks

Communication

Excels at written and especially verbal communication, in public, active presentations and the ability to engage with others through effective and emotive interaction

Adaptability

Flexibility to adapt quickly to changes in environment and circumstances and by extension develop dynamic strategies within fluid circumstances

Additional Information

Nationality: Canada/Trinidad and Tobago

Languages: English (Native)

                        Portuguese (Beginner)