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Jun 2008Present

Managing Director

CERULEAN INC.

Formulating and successfully implementing company policy• Directing strategy towards the profitable growth and operation of the company • Developing strategic operating plans that reflect the longer-term objectives and priorities • Putting in place adequate operational planning and financial control systems• Ensuring that the operating objectives and standards of performance are embraced by the management and other employees• Closely monitoring the operating and financial results against plans and budgets • Taking remedial action where necessary of significant changes • Maintaining the operational performance of the company • Representing the company to major customers and professional associations

2009Present

Part-Time Lecturer

University of Guyana

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·          Managed Tourism research project, tracking student course progress; oversaw three business entrepreneurial endeavors<o:p></o:p>

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20102012

Senior Project Officer

CARICOM Secretariat

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·          Exercised decisive business leadership to manage the execution of various projects dedicated to the redevelopment of Haiti<o:p></o:p>

Nov 2000May 2008

Senior Tourism Officer

Ministry of Tourism, Saint Lucia
Experience and qualification in Management, Tourism, Investment Promotion, Corporate Strategy, Management Issues, Maritime Affairs – Maritime Economics, Business Management and International Law. Enjoys being part of, as well as leading, a successful and productive team. Grasps new ideas and concepts quickly, and develop innovative and creative solutions to problems. Works well on my own initiative and can demonstrate a high level of motivation required to meet tight deadlines. Experienced and effective in the following areas:  Business Analysis  Administrative and Management Skills  Policy Analysis Development and Advocacy  Interpersonal Skills  Stakeholder Management  Investment Promotion and Management  Project proposal writing and management  Private/Public Sector partnerships  Monitoring and Evaluation
20082008

Presenter

World Maritime University
Presented a paper on Environmental Protection Policy – a Caribbean Synopsis at International Conference “Empowering Women in the Maritime Industry”, Malmo, Sweden.
Oct 1998Aug 1999

Management Trainee

Venice Simplon Orient Express Trains
Employed as a trainee in various department - Product Development, Marketing, Ticketing and Service Agent, General Managers Assistant
Jun 1997May 1998

Temp. Personal Assistant

Hodge Recruitment Consultants
Employed as a Temp. PA for various company in London - Prime Sight, Hill & Knowlton, London Transport, UPC.

Education

Jun 2008Present

World Bank Institute

Online Certificate Programme for Professionals

Mar 2003Present

CIDA

Caribbean Project for Economic Competitiveness

2006Present

Foundation for International Studies
20102011

Certificate

CARICOM SECRETARIAT PROJECT MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

Practical Application and Preparation for Project Management Professional Examinations.

Skills

Microsoft Office
Shorthand
Typing
Commence career with a Diploma in Secretarial studies - 50 wpm

Interest

Reading, Gym, Research, Lecturing