Mr. Nigel Romano
Mr. Nigel L. Romano, B.Sc, M.Sc., MBA, C.A
Mr. Romano is a Chartered Accountant by profession with extensive experience in public accounting and banking across the globe from the Caribbean to Asia. Mr. Romano commenced his career as an Auditor at KPMG and today, holds the position of Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of JMMB Bank (T&T) Limited.
Mr. Romano holds a B.Sc in Management Studies, an M.Sc in Accounting from the University of the West Indies and an MBA from the Jack Welch Management Institute. He is also a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Trinidad and Tobago (ICATT).
Mrs. Aliyah Hamel-Smith
Mrs. Aliyah Hamel-Smith – LLB, LEC, MBA
Mrs. Aliyah Hamel-Smith is an Attorney-at-Law with extensive corporate legal experience in both Trinidad and the United Kingdom having been admitted to practice for over 16 years. In addition to her law degree, Mrs. Hamel-Smith also holds an MBA from Oxford-Brookes University. Her career started as an Attorney at M. Hamel-Smith & Co and she currently is the Executive Director – Wealth Management at Total Benefits Solutions Limited where she helps clients plan and invest for retirement. Prior to that, Mrs. Hamel-Smith held the position of Vice-President – Business Process Outsourcing/Shared Services Development at the Trinidad and Tobago International Financial Centre.
Mrs. Hamel-Smith spent a significant portion of her career at RBC during which time she worked in various areas of the Company’s operations including heading up the Trust Company. There she acquired expertise in dealing with loan financing instruments and local and international bond issues as well as in pension administration and estate planning, including Will preparations. She then went on to head up the Financial Planning arm of RBC for the Region.
Mrs. Hamel-Smith is a member of the Finance & Board Tenders Committee.
Ms. Sonja Voisin
Ms. Sonja Voisin – B.Sc
Ms. Sonja Voisin currently holds the position of Director/Managing Director of Gulf Shipping Limited. Ms. Voisin is currently the President of the Shipping Association of Trinidad & Tobago. Ms. Voisin holds a BSc in marketing and her areas of expertise include securing and maintaining new business in the Maritime sector and developing strong networks with stakeholders.
Ms. Voisin is the Chairperson of the Finance & Board Tenders Committee and is a member of the Human Resources Committee.
Mr. Ross Alexander
Ross Alexander – Labour Representative
Mr. Alexander has served as a Director of NFM for many years. Mr. Alexander’s heart is in the labour movement and over the years has served and continues to serve in several positions including Chairman of the Caribbean Bauxite and Miners Federation, Education Officer for the National Trade Union Centre, 3rd Vice President of the Trinidad and Tobago Labour Congress and several positions including Secretary of the Seaman and Waterfront Workers Trade Union. Mr. Alexander unique perspective of both the labour and commercial aspects of NFM’s business has been invaluable over the years.
Mr. Alexander is a member of the Finance and Board Tenders Committee and a member of the Audit Committee.
Ms. Karen Shaw
Ms. Karen Shaw – B.Sc; M.Sc, EMBA
Ms. Shaw is the Tobago representative on the Board and brings to the Boardroom, her valuable experience in food manufacturing in both the private and public sectors. Ms. Shaw currently works as an Agro-Investment Specialist at the Division of Agriculture, Marine Affairs, Marketing and the Environment. She has had a long history in agriculture starting with the position of Food Technologist and then advancing to the position of Director of Marketing in the Marketing Department of the Division of Agriculture, Marine Affairs, Marketing and the Environment.
Ms. Shaw is a member of the Human Resources Committee and a member of the Audit Committee.
Mr. Shane Correia
Mr. Shane Correia – B.Sc; MBA
Mr. Correia is a high technology executive with successful achievements in digital and web site development including web programming, database design, system management, strategic marketing and implementation, print media, video animation, operations management, new business development and R & D management.Mr. Correia is a member of the Human Resources Committee and a member of the Finance and Board Tenders Committee.
Ms. Sati Jagmohan
Ms. Sati Jagmohan – BSc, ACIS, MBA,LLB
Ms. Jagmohan currently holds the position of Corporate Secretary and is responsible for providing corporate secretarial services to the Board. Ms. Jagmohan is also responsible for legal services, compliance and Government Affairs.