CV, Experienced Bahamian professional seeks international opportunity

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 10010

Skills keywords: energy, engineering, executive management, legal, procurement
Short Bio:

. I have executive management experience of 16 years in The Bahamas and Cayman Islands. In addition, I have substantive experience in a number of areas inclusive of government, public sector, policy development and implementation, strategic management, tourism, operations, and finance. With my background and skills set there are a lot of transferable knowledge that would fit within the requirements for this position.
My academic and professional qualifications include being an asset.

Current location: New Providence, The Bahamas - View on map
Nationality: Bahamian
Preferred Sector of Employment:  General Management, Oil, Gas and Energy, Marketing
Spoken languages: english
Location I am interested in working: Anywhere
List the countires you have a visa to work in: Bahamas, The, Cayman Islands


2011 (July) LL.B. (Hons) – University of Liverpool, United Kingdom

2011 (January) MBA specialization in Finance – University of Leicester, United Kingdom

1994 (June) BSE in Engineering- Walla Walla University, Washington, USA

1991 (June) Diploma in Pre-Engineering – Northern Caribbean University, Jamaica


2013 (April) Certificate of Eligibility for Admission – Board of Legal Education, Fiji

2012 (September) Professional Practice Course in Law with Commendation Cayman Islands Law School, Cayman Islands


2013 (August) Barrister and Solicitor – Fiji


2013 Lecturer in Law

(September-December) VC Tutorials Ltd., Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

 Teach Employment and Criminal Law for CILEX Courses

 Prepare lecture notes on Cayman Employment Law

 Grade assignment papers, set examinations for courses

2011-2013 Director in Ministry of Planning, Lands, Agriculture, Housing

(January-December) Cayman Islands Government, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

 Develop, monitor and implement policy and procedures

 Report to Public Accounts Committee as required

 Developing, administering recurrent and capital budgets

 Manage and monitor all aspects of financial operation

 Coordinate Procurement for Cayman Government

 Responsible for risk management and control

 Ensure that department functions within Freedom of Information and Bill of Rights laws

 Responsible for managing team of thirty-eight employees

2008-2010 Manager, Terminal and Operations

(April -December) Chevron Caribbean Inc., Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

 Manage operations for Chevron in The Cayman Islands

 Responsible for P&L of operations – KYD $80M annually

 Customer Relationship management in The Cayman Islands

 Credit review and analysis for customers

 Managing legal issues for operations / employee relations

 Project management – Capital and Maintenance

2007-08 Marketing Manager

(October – April) The Burns House Group of Companies, Nassau, Bahamas

 Develop marketing strategy and programs with output in excess $60M BSD in gross sales

 Coordination of all promotions and marketing activities

 Coordinate Business Development and Marketing objectives

 Control and optimize marketing budget

 Manage team of 7 direct reports in all areas of Marketing and Business Development based on annual business plan

 Direct Brand Managers to consistently meet quota objective

 Prepare timely forecasts and account status reports to provide management team with critical information to manage resources to support sales activities

2002-07 Parliamentary Secretary/Member of Parliament

(May – May) Bahamas Government, Nassau, Bahamas

 Served on Foreign Affairs Committee in Parliament

 Represented Constituents in Bahamas Parliament

 Lead Bahamas delegations on high level overseas visits

 Policy Development and Legislative Debate

 Advisor to Ministers of Tourism, Works and Utilities

 Assist Prime Minister of the Bahamas on assigned tasks

 Work with Civil Service heads and other Senior Government Officials to implement Government Policy

 Coordination for Water and Sewerage Corporation

 Promote Tourism for the Bahamas

2000-02 Director of Human Resources and Development

(October-April) Grille Foods (Bahamas) Limited, Nassau, Bahamas

 Responsible for business planning and development

 Coordination of human resources and training programs for approximately 18 employees

 Accountable for promotion and execution of performance management process

 Support in the development of operational strategies and people performance initiatives

 Supervised company processes to ensure compliance with market protocol and business objectives

1995-2000 Area Manager/Project Engineer – Bahamas and Turks and Caicos

(May- October) Texaco Bahamas Limited , Nassau, Bahamas

 Responsible for marketing and operations of Texaco

 Developed business and investment budgets

 Grew revenue from $30 million to $70 million annually by targeting new business opportunities and demonstrating competitively priced products and quality service,

 Oversaw direct sales efforts of the company’s top commercial account resulting in increased market share and positioning as the top petroleum supplier in the Bahamas

 Planned, developed and participated in formulation and implementation of strategy primarily for rebranding service stations with convenience stores, ATM’s, and quick serve restaurants

 Coordinated emergency response and disaster preparedness for organization

1995 Math Teacher

(January-May) Ministry of Education, Nassau, Bahamas

 Math teacher at CC Sweeting Senior High school

 Prepared students for external examinations in math

 Taught grades 10 through 12

 Invigilated Bahamas General Certificate Secondary Education examinations

 Implemented computer facility, trained staff members on the basics of computers

1994 Lecturer in Math, Information Science and Engineering

(September-December) Northern Caribbean University, Mandeville, Jamaica

 Taught College Algebra, Introduction to Computers and Introduction to Engineering

 Assisted Chairman of Science department as needed

 Arranged practicum for students

 Reported to committee on academic development on ways to improve Engineering curriculum

 Assisted college in engineering design works

ACCOMPLISHMENTS Justice of The Peace – The Bahamas


Papers published – “Building a Better Future in Small Island Developing States” – Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Journal – 2004; “Tourism and offshoots drive economy” – The Bahamas Investor – 2007

Books published – Political Discourses – 2006; Taxation: The Suitability of the Non-Direct Tax Regime for the Cayman Islands – 2011