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THA-Venture Capital Equity Fund Co. Ltd was established as a Venture Capital Company on 17th November 2010 to transform the Tobago economy through diversification, spur job growth and creation and ignite Tobago’s entrepreneur’s spirit. The Company is run by a Board of Directors. The Board is appointed by the Shareholder(s) to direct the management and affairs of the Company. The Board controls the overall direction of the Company. The Board creates sub-committees to help achieve the Company’s strategic goals. The Investment Committee is a sub-committee of the Board and acts in an advisory capacity. Members of the Investment Committee are appointed by the Board and ultimate responsibility for investment matters lies with the Board. The Investment Committee works in tandem with the General Manager to deliver the full range of investment responsibilities, strategic vision and to provide accountability to the VCEFL Board of Directors and Shareholder(s).


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Mr. Anthony Pierre


Mr. Pierre has over 29 years of experience in the field of accounting, auditing, taxation, financial and business consultancy and has worked for a varied portfolio of local, regional and international clients drawn from the private sector, the public sector and NGO's. He was elected Vice President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Caribbean (ICAC) in June 2015 and served as President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Trinidad & Tobago (2009-2012). He is a fellow of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (FCCA) of the United Kingdom, a member in practice of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Trinidad and Tobago (CA), an associate of the Institute of Financial Consultants of the USA (CFC) and a Certified Risk Analyst (CICRA), having completed certified training in ISO 310000 - Enterprise Risk Management and related ISO 27005. Mr. Pierre has been a Board member since 2011.

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Ms. Vernie Shield

Deputy Chairman

General Manager of Mortgage Services, Trinidad & Tobago Mortgage Finance Company Ltd. (TTMF).

Ms. Shield has over 30 years of experience in the banking sector and is the former Manager of First Citizens Bank, Tobago Branches. She is the holder of an Executive MBA from the Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business and has been trained by several international bodies to develop policy guidelines that regulate financial institutions. Ms. Shield has served on the Board since 2013.


Mr. Alvin Pascall

Board Member

Senior Legal Consultant - Tobago House of Assembly Legal Department

Mr. Alvin Pascall is a seasoned General Practitioner with in-depth knowledge and experience in Public Law, Civil Litigation, Probate Practice, the Laws of Trust, Family Practice, Company Practice as well as Conveyancing and Land Matters. For the past seventeen years he has appeared before every judge of the Civil Court of Trinidad and Tobago as both a private and public law practitioner and as an instructing attorney and/or advocate. Mr. Pascal has served on the Board since 2011.


Mrs. Petal Daniel Benoit

Board Member


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Ms. Solange Henry

Board Member

Ms. Henry is an alumna of the Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business. She has served as the Chief Financial Officer for Urban Development Corporation of Trinidad & Tobago Limited (UDeCOTT) and currently is also a director on the Board of the Community-Based Environmental Protection and Enhancement Program (CEPEP) Company Ltd. She has experience in Auditing and Finance in the state sector as well as extensive experience with policy design for financial management and accounting procedures. Ms. Henry holds Association of Charted Certified Accountants (ACCA) Certifications and is a professional member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA).

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Ms. Esther Le Gendre

Board Member

General Manager, The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Trinidad & Tobago (ICATT).

Ms. Le Gendre has a wealth of knowledge and experience both in the Finance and Communications fields. As lead consultant of Bridge Consulting Ltd. she provides expertise in business management and communications solutions that dovetail with the client’s business strategy. She has held several portfolios throughout her career and these include but are not limited to; Minister of Education and Member of Parliament 2007- 2010, head of Business Development for the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Caribbean region, Atlantic LNG’s Government and Public Affairs Manager, and Manager of Corporate Communications for Guardian Life. Ms. Le Gendre is currently serving 2015/16 term as a Council Member for ICATT.


Position Vacant

General Manager, Venture Capital Equity Fund Ltd. (VCEFL)

1(868) 299-0771 ext. 2705



Venture Capital Equity Fund Limited

Victor E. Bruce Financial Complex
6-10 Post Office Street 
Scarborough 90012

Phone: 868-299-0771 ext. 2702; 2705
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