e TecK Board of Directors
Mr. Imtiaz A. Ahamad
Mr. Ahamad was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Southern Sales & Service Company Limited in 2003; a position which he currently holds. He has over 20 years of experience and is well-versed in areas such as Strategic and Business Planning, Negotiations and Operations, Brand Marketing and Stakeholder Management. In addition to being on the Board of Southern Sales & Service Company Limited, he also serves on the Boards of CIC Insurance Brokers, Guardian General Insurance Limited, Guardian Holdings Limited, South Vino Limited and Universal Investments Limited, among others. He previously held the position of Chairman at the South West Regional Health Authority.
Mr. Ahamad is also very active in areas outside of business. He is involved with the Rotary Club of San Fernando, Presentation College San Fernando Past Students Association, and the Prince Albert Street Mosque. He is active in the sport of horse racing and is an avid cricket fan and supporter of the West Indies Cricket Team.
Mr. Ahamad’s philosophy includes the utilization of his education and many years of experience in business to foster continuous growth and sustainable development. He graduated from York University, Toronto, Canada, with a Bachelor of Arts-Honours Degree in Economics.
Mr. Arnold De Four
Mr. Arnold De Four retired from The National Gas Company of Trinidad & Tobago Ltd. (NGC) as Vice President, Commercial in 2012. During his more than thirty (30) years of experience at NGC and its affiliated companies, he has held several positions of ever increasing responsibility in the domestic energy sector, bringing to the post of Vice President considerable experience in the areas of accounting and financial management, business development, contract negotiation and project management.
In addition, he has served on various Boards of Atlantic LNG Company of Trinidad and Tobago; Phoenix Park Gas Processors Ltd., The Eastern Caribbean Gas Pipeline Company Limited (ECGPC); The Energy Chamber and the American Chamber of Commerce of Trinidad and Tobago (AMCHAM). He was also a frequent presenter at local and international seminars and forums on energy matters and the global gas industry.
Mr. De Four holds a B.Sc., Accounting from the University of the West Indies and a MBA from the University of Toronto, Canada. He also received advanced executive training from Kellogg School of Management (Northwestern Uni.) and Tuck School of Business (Dartmouth College) amongst others.
Currently, Mr. De Four is Managing Director and Principal Consultant at MCD Associates Ltd; a private consultancy established to initiate and develop gas based energy projects in new and emerging markets.
Mr. Randall Karim
Mr. Randall Karim is presently a Director at the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) and serves on a number of Cabinet appointed committees tasked with developing trade-related policies for Trinidad and Tobago.
At the MTI, Mr. Karim leads a team whose responsibilities include significant research, monitoring and evaluation; assessment of trade, business and investment policy performance against measureable outcomes; provision of data for the development of national strategies for export, investment promotion and business development; facilitating the development of supporting legislative outcomes; provision of a supporting legislative framework; and development of projects in keeping with the Ministry’s objectives.
Mr. Karim holds a Bachelor’s Degree, a MSc. in Economics and a MBA from the University of the West Indies. He is also a graduate of the Executive Program, John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, Massachusetts, USA.
Mrs. Judy Beepath Ramjohn
Mrs. Beepath Ramjohn has a MSc. (with distinction) in Port and Maritime Management, from the University of the West Indies via the Author Lok Jack Graduate School and Business Management Qualifications from the Association of Business Executives.
Mrs. Ramjohn is employed with the Point Lisas Industrial Port Development Corporation Limited as the Manager, Estate and Facilities, a post she has held since 2009. Prior to this she held the post of Assistant Estate Manager. Mrs. Ramjohn has a wide range of knowledge and experience in the management of industrial real estate, given her 23 plus years in this field.
She is also serves on the extended Board of Directors for the Couva Point Lisas Chamber of Industry and Commerce and has held various other board positions in this entity, namely Market Relations Executive and Secretary to the Board.
Mr. Eric Lewis
Eric Lewis is a Civil Engineer specializing in the design of building structures and the assessment and retrofitting of structures to withstand seismic events. He practices mainly in the Caribbean.
He was awarded his MSc. (with Distinction) from the University of the West Indies with Structural Retrofitting of traditional Building Structures for Seismic Events as his special area of research. During his post graduate studies, he also was awarded “The Leonard Prize for Construction Project Management,” ‘The NIPDEC Prize for Human Resources and Industrial Relations in Construction,” The Trintoplan Prize for Infrastructure Planning and Construction” and “The Harricrete Prize for Construction Materials.”
His engineering career has included assignments with Watson Construction Management Company Ltd at the construction of the head office building of BPTT, the largest oil and gas company in Trinidad and Tobago; Yorke Structures Ltd., one of the major steel fabrication companies which operates throughout the Caribbean and Selwyn Vidale and Associates Ltd. where he was posted on the Construction of the National Library Building of Trinidad and Tobago. Currently, Mr. Lewis is the Managing Director of Lauriston Lewis Associates Ltd., a Consulting Engineering firm founded in 1970 with an excellent history of projects successfully completed throughout the Caribbean and Guyana.
He is also a Chartered Engineer, a member of the Institution of Structural Engineers (M.I. Struct. E), and serves on the Group Committee of the I.Struc.E Caribbean Regional Group. He is currently the Chairman.
Mr. Lewis’ special interests are in the fields of structural repair of all forms of building damage, design management to achieve seamless architectural and complex structural design integration for seismic and wind effects , process analysis of design office activities to develop systemization of the design process. He devotes much of his time to the education of Engineers as he sees this as a cornerstone to the overall long-term development of the design process and by extension, the profession.