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. Vivek Charran
Mr. Vivek Charran has been a Director of Charrans Bookstores for 20 years. He has a BA Hons. in Law and History from the University of Kent, Canterbury, England and an MBA from the Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business.
He is currently serving as the President of the San Juan Business Association and is Treasurer of the Book Industry Organization of Trinidad and Tobago (BIOTT).