Board of Directors
Mr. Gerry C. Brooks
Professor Gerry C. Brooks is Chairman of the NGC group of companies. He is the retired group Chief Operating Officer of the regional conglomerate and publicly held group, ANSA McAL. He serves on the Board of NEL and TSTT where he chairs the Investment Committee and the Tenders Committee of NEL and TSTT respectively.
He is an Attorney at Law and has served four years unopposed as the Vice President of the Law Association of Trinidad and Tobago. A graduate of the Hugh Wooding Law School and The University of the West Indies, he was awarded the title of “Distinguished Alumnus of the University of the West Indies in 2014 and “Professor in Practice” in 2018.
Professor Brooks is a graduate of Columbia University where he obtained an MBA, Dean’s Honour Roll. As a former Deputy Chairman of the Caribbean Court of Justice Trust Fund, he chaired its Finance and Investment Committee for ten years. A regional thought leader, he is the immediate past President of the Family Planning Association, serving the Association for 22 years. He is a Certified Mediator and Chartered Arbitrator.
Professor Brooks has been honoured by Rotary International and his Alumni, Queen’s Royal College. He is also a member of the Standing Energy Subcommittee of the Cabinet of Trinidad and Tobago.
Mr. Kenneth Allum
Mr. Kenneth Allum is a Chemical Engineer with 38 years' experience in the Petroleum and Petrochemical Industry at all levels. Among the various positions held throughout his career, he worked as a Senior Technologist from 1981 to 1987, and then as an Assistant to the Managing Director from 1987 to 1990 at Trinidad and Tobago Oil Company Limited (TRINTOC).
Most recently, Mr. Allum worked at Petrotrin, initially serving as the Vice President of Refining and Marketing (2008-2009) and, thereafter, as President (2009-2012). As President of Petrotrin, Mr. Allum was responsible for the company’s strategic goals, working with all stakeholders to develop and implement the company’s business objectives to maximize shareholder value. At the helm of the company, he was able to develop a highly motivated, business-oriented and customer-driven organization.
In the course of his service at the respective companies, Mr. Allum has had extensive technical and management training and has attended numerous international meetings and conferences. He was appointed as a Director on the Board of TTNGL on May 1st, 2016.
Mr. Ashmeer Mohamed
Mr. Ashmeer Mohamed, Director and former Corporate Secretary of K.C. Confectionery Limited, has 30 years of experience in international marketing. He also has more than 20 years of experience in Customs Brokerage and Intellectual Property. He is presently the Deputy Chairman of the Committee of the Valuation of Intellectual Property Office and Director/Secretary of International Products Limited.
He is also the, a member of the Association of Business Executives, chairman of exporTT and past President of the Couva/Point Lisas Chamber of Commerce.
Mr. Marcus Ganness
Mr. Ganness holds a BSc in Engineering from the University of the West Indies (UWI) with First Class Honors and an MSc. in Electrical and Computer Engineering (Systems Control and Optimization) from the University of Toronto. He is a member of the Institute of Electronic and Electrical Engineers (IEEE) and a former Vice-Chairman of the Industrial Application Society (IAS)
Mr. Ganness has had global training and office and offshore field assignments in upstream petroleum operations. He has since become the Founder and Managing Director of a multidisciplinary contracting firm which has delivered critical infrastructure and civil engineering projects to several public sector clients.
Alongside his business portfolio, Mr. Ganness has been a lecturer at UWI since 2011, delivering undergraduate and postgraduate level courses in Control Systems and Energy Systems. He has also published numerous papers in leading industry journals and is involved in various research projects focusing on energy systems, economic systems and financial optimization.
Mr. Ganness has knowledge and experience in financial markets and products including equity pricing and markets, derivative products and forex trading. He was appointed as a Director on the Board of NGC in September 2015.
Ms. Jacqueline Quamina
Jacqueline Quamina is an Attorney-at-Law with more than two decades of experience. She holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine and was called to the Bar of England and Wales where she is a member of Grays Inn. Ms. Quamina holds a Master of Arts from the University of London, an Executive Master of Business Administration from The University of the West Indies. She is a graduate of the American Bankers Association Stonier Graduate School of Banking and the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Programme.
Ms. Quamina has participated in the Corporate Governance, Executive Education Programme, Stanford University, and has completed the Certificate in Corporate Governance at the Caribbean Corporate Governance Institute and is an Accredited Director. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Banking and Finance of Trinidad and Tobago.
Ms. Quamina is the Chairman of the National Insurance Board in Trinidad and Tobago and has extensive experience in corporate law as well as banking finance and mergers and acquisitions. She also serves on the board of Republic Bank (Trinidad and Tobago) Limited, Republic Bank (Barbados) Limited, Republic Finance and Trust (Barbados) Corporation, and Republic Funds Incorporated. Ms. Quamina is a member of the Corporate Governance Institute and the International Women’s Forum.