Samuel Martin, Chairman

Samuel MartinMr. Martin retired in August, 2004 after ten years as the Chief Executive Officer of the nation’s largest telecommunications company in Trinidad and Tobago, Telecommunication Services of Trinidad and Tobago. He was also the Chairman of the Board of that company from December 2005 until the end of 2010.

Mr. Martin was also the Chairman of the Board of First Citizens Bank Limited in Trinidad as well as Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Heritage and Stabilization Fund of Trinidad and Tobago until recently. He has served as a Director of Citibank in Trinidad and Tobago for nine years up to 2004.

Since his retirement in 2004 he has been working as a consultant in organizational transformation in association with the Forum for Social Innovation based in Paris France. His career includes working for the Government of Trinidad and Tobago as Senior Economist as well as Director of Project Financing; he was also Deputy Director of that country’s National Airline; President of the former Iron and Steel Company of Trinidad and Tobago and Managing Director of ALGICO, a major subsidiary in Trinidad of AIG of the USA.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics and politics from the University of the West Indies, a Master’s degree in economics from Yale University and a Master of Science degree in clinical consulting and coaching from the HEC University in Paris, France.