Nigel Edwards
Executive Director
 

Natasha M. Davis
Vice President, Reputation Management
 

Karrian Hepburn
Chief Customer Relationship Officer

 

Sekou Mark
Vice President, Investments
 

Crystal Rodriguez-     Greaves
Chief Risk Officer
 

Dawn Seepersad
General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

 

Judith Sobion
Vice President, Corporate Services
 

Warren Sookdar
Chief Information Officer
 

Amoy Van Lowe
Vice President,
Change Management & Integration

Karrian Hepburn
Chief Customer Relationship Officer

Karrian Hepburn, career experience spans over 14 years and includes Strategic & Financial Planning, Marketing & Sales, Designing and Implementing Policies and Procedures, Customer Relationship Management, and Business Compliance as it relates to Anti Money Laundering and Know Your Customer-related matters and people leadership.

Karrian is a Licensed Broker with the Securities and Exchange Commission (TTSEC), a Licensed Trader with the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange (TTSE) and a holder of Mutual Funds Licence from the Institute of Canadian Bankers.

She holds an MBA in (General Management) from The University of the West Indies and a B.Sc. in (Management Studies and Public Administration) also from The University of the West Indies. In addition, she has completed international professional training in the areas of Business Support Services, Audit, Credit Risk Management and Operations Shared Services.

In the role of Chief Customer Relationship Officer, she has executive responsibility for managing all customer relationships and service touchpoints across the corporation.

Warren Sookdar
Chief Information Officer

Mr. Warren Sookdar is the holder of an MBA from the Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge UK. He also has an Advanced Certificate in Project Management from the Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business and a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration, Henley Management College, U.K.

He has functioned at the senior leadership level for approximately twenty (20) years in the field of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) within the financial sector locally, regionally and internationally. His knowledge and expertise are in the areas of strategic leadership in ICT technology, inclusive of credit card operations, process management, process re-engineering and ICT based service delivery.

He has executive responsibility for leading and directing the Information and Communications Technology team.

 

Natasha M. Davis
Vice President, Reputation Management

Ms. Natasha M. Davis, has over 16 years’ experience in Strategic Marketing, Reputation Management, Brand Development, Brand Management, Public Relations, Event Management, and Contract Negotiation.

She holds an MBA (International Marketing) from Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business and has a B.Sc. (Management Studies-Marketing & Finance) from the University of the West Indies, St Augustine.

In her role as Vice President, Natasha has executive responsibility for Reputation Management, Marketing and Communications, Brand Management, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Digital Media.

 

Nigel Edwards
Executive Director

Mr. Nigel Edwards is a servant-leader, with strong financial acumen and 25 years strategic management experience at the highest levels across multiple disciplines.

He has demonstrated throughout his career the ability to work successfully in dynamic environments, designing, leading and executing strategies which resulted in impressive value creation. He served as Chief Executive and Executive Director - Investments at a Group of Companies and was critical in guiding complex, multiple mergers and acquisitions and is a leading authority on corporate restructuring.

Mr. Edwards, whose previous position was Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at the UTC, was instrumental in the Corporation maintaining its robust financial position and ensuring it is well-positioned to optimize opportunities.

A holder of a MSc. Finance from the London Business School and a BSc. Management Studies from the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Mr. Edwards is also a member of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (ACCA).

Mr. Edwards appreciates that building customer relationships is fundamental to our continued growth and strengthening our competitive edge. As Executive Director, Mr. Edwards will lead the charge in continuing the UTC's innovation thrust, strategic leadership and strengthening the Corporation's competitive edge in the financial services sector.

 

Crystal Rodriguez-Greaves
Chief Risk Officer

Mrs. Rodriguez-Greaves has over ten years' leadership experience in the areas of Finance, Investments and Risk Management with expertise in the areas of Macroeconomic Analysis, Financial Statement Analysis, Investment Strategy Formulation, Portfolio Management, Financial Risk Management and Operational Risk Management.

Her career portfolio includes the positions of President and Chief Compliance Officer of UTC Fund Services, Inc., an Investment Advisory firm registered in the USA, and she is also a member of the Board of the CFA Society of Trinidad & Tobago.

Mrs. Rodriguez-Greaves holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and a Bachelor's Degree in Management Studies and Finance from the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine.

In the role of Chief Risk Officer she has executive responsibility for the implementation of an Enterprise Risk Management Framework at the UTC.

 

Judith Sobion
Vice President, Corporate Services

Ms. Judith Sobion holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of New Orleans, a First Degree in Social Sciences from the University of the West Indies and a Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resources Management from the Institute of Business/University of the West Indies, now known as the Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business.

Ms. Sobion has more than 20 years' leadership experience in Strategic Human Resources and Industrial Relations in a diverse range of local, regional and international companies.

Her major strengths include Change Management, Mergers and Acquisitions as well as Manpower Planning and Resourcing, Talent Development and Organizational Transformation.

Her position as Vice President, Corporate Support Services, includes executive responsibility for Human Resource Management, Procurement/Supply Chain Management, Facilities Management, Corporate Administration and General Security.

 

Dawn Seepersad
General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Ms. Seepersad is an Attorney at Law with 26 years' experience in Banking, Insurance and Commercial Law and Legal and Business Management and Administration.

Her career portfolio includes the position of General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at an international bank and the Assistant Vice President, Legal and Assistant Corporate Secretary at a regional insurance and financial services company. She has provided legal services in the area of commercial and civil law and corporate secretarial services and administration of an investment brokerage firm. She also had extensive Litigation experience in the areas' of Banking, Insurance and Commercial Law at the Civil Bar.

Her education includes an LL.B. (Honours) from the University of the West Indies and a Certificate of Legal Education from the Hugh Wooding Law School.

In the role of General Counsel and Corporate Secretary she has executive responsibility for the legal and regulatory matters of the UTC.

 

Sekou Mark
Vice President, Investments

Mr. Sekou Mark is the holder of an MBA with a concentration in International Business Finance from The George Washington University. In addition, Mr. Mark holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management, Summa Cum Laude, from Wheeling Jesuit University. He is also a graduate of the International Environment and Development Program of The American University, Washington, DC.

His career journey spans over fifteen years' experience in Multilateral Institutions and the Banking and Financial services industry, including senior leadership positions at regional and international financial institutions.

Mr. Mark has executive responsibility for leading and directing the Investment Research and Portfolio Management team in executing the investment function of the Corporation.

 

Amoy Van Lowe
Vice President,
Change Management & Integration

Amoy Van Lowe has over twenty-five years of work experience of which, 10 have been at an Executive Leadership level with expertise in the areas of Investments, Marketing & Communications, Financial Advisory and Change Management.

Amoy is a proud graduate of the University of the West Indies, and holds a Master’s of Business Administration from Andrews University in Michigan, USA. In her capacity as Supervising Principal of the US Broker/Dealer, she has attained FINRA Licenses Series 6, 26, and 63 and is the President of UTC Financial Services (USA), Inc. and UTC North American Fund, Inc.,

In her role as Vice President – Change Management & Integration, she has executive responsibility for implementing Change Management strategies and plans aimed at building and strengthening a sustainable Change Management Culture.