Board of Directors

 

The Central Bank Act provides for the appointment of a Board of Directors to manage the institution.  Members of the Board are appointed by the President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, and comprise the Governor, not more than two Deputy Governors and no fewer than six other directors, two of whom may be from the Public Service.  The two public service directors are to be drawn from the Ministry of Finance and from the Ministry (or appropriate Department of Government) responsible for economic planning.  The other directors are selected from among persons drawn from diverse occupations and qualified by reason of their experience and capacity in matters relating to finance, economics, accountancy, industry, commerce, law and administration.  The Board has specific statutory responsibilities in accordance with certain provisions of the Central Bank Act, 1964 and other governing legislation.

The Governor is the Chief Executive Officer and is charged with the day-to-day management, administration, direction and control of the business of the Bank, with authority to act in all matters which are not specifically reserved for the Board. 

 

The current members of the Board of Directors are shown below:

 

Dr. Alvin Hilaire

  Dr. Sandra Sookram

Dr. Alvin Hilaire
Governor and Chairman of the Board of Directors
December 23rd 2015 to
December 22nd 2020
Dr. Sandra Sookram
Deputy Governor
July 13th 2015 to 
July 12th 2020

Mr. Lancelot Jack
February 4th 2016 to February 3rd 2019
Ms. Vyjanti Beharry
February 4th 2016 to February 3rd 2019
Professor Surendra Arjoon
February 4th 2016 to February 3rd 2019
Ms. Luana Boyack
February 4th 2016 to February 3rd 2019

 

 

Mr. Richard Duncan
February 4th 2016 to February 3rd 2019
Vishnu Dhanpaul
March 13 2017 to
March 12th 2020