Executive Management


Trevor Libert, 
CEO

Mr Trevor Libert graduated from the University of the West Indies with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA in Finance. He also holds a Master of Science degree in Computer and Information Science from the New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA and held the designation of Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

Mr Libert has worked for extended periods in Jamaica and the USA, having over 35 years of Information and Communication Technology experience. His professional career spans both the private and public sector in areas such as Technology Security, Finance, Insurance, Tax Administration and Strategic Planning. Mr Libert has provided ICT expertise to various Ministries such as National Security, Ministry of Finance and the Judiciary.  He is adept at leveraging technology for improved efficiency and effectiveness. His specific experience includes strategic planning, project, programme and financial management as well as portal infrastructure, change management and organisational transformation.

Mr Libert is passionate about the strategic implementation and use of computing technology, policies and systems and seeks to utilise this approach at iGovTT and across the Ministries, Agencies and Departments that the company serves.

 

Charles Bobb-Semple, Deputy CEO

Mr Charles Bobb-Semple is an accomplished, results-driven professional with notable success directing and project leading a broad range of corporate ICT systems initiatives, while participating in planning, analysis and implementation of solutions in support of business objectives. With more than nineteen years of ICT experience, Charles is a certified project management professional who acquired two Masters degrees, an MBA in Business and an MSc in Computer Science.

Mr Bobb-Semple has a distinguished career spanning organisational restructuring, project management, software development, systems re-engineering, database design and administration. His track record of leadership, sector knowledge and practical experience is vital in helping the organization to achieve its objectives.  

 

Edson Eastmond, Head, ttconnect

Mr Edson Eastmond has more than thirty-five years' of work experience within the telecommunications, automotive, public transport, tertiary education, customer service and ICT industries. He holds a Masters of Business Administration degree with a specialization in Marketing from the Heriot-Watt University, a Masters of Science degree in Customer Service Management from the University of Leicester and an advanced diploma in Business Management from the Association of Business Executives.

At present, he is charged with the responsibility for the growth and development of the ttconnect unit. The value proposition of ttconnect is seen in citizens increasingly maximizing the accessibility of Government services and information which is made a reality through the use of the ttconnect channels.

Mr Eastmond is also the holder of the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, has completed Levels 1A and 1B in Spanish from the University of the West Indies, Centre for Language Learning and also completed the Certificate in Project Management Body of Knowledge from the Project Management Institute.

 

Janet Peters, Head, Corporate Affairs and Governance

Ms Janet Peters is an attorney-at-law with in excess of 15 years’ experience in law and Corporate Secretarial duties. She currently serves as the Corporate Secretary to the Board of Directors and heads the Legal function at iGovTT.

In her capacity as Corporate Secretary/Legal functionary, Mrs Peters also has responsibility for ensuring that the Company is in compliance with its statutory and regulatory requirements and is also one of the company’s contacts for requests under the Freedom of Information Act.

She is passionate about corporate governance and to this end has also assisted in the development of the corporate governance framework for the company as well as provided training to staff in this area. In addition to her qualifications in law, she is the holder of undergraduate and post graduate degrees.

 

Sherwin Ragoonanan, Head, Operations 

Mr Sherwin Ragoonanan is presently the Head of Operations at iGovTT. His extensive career in IT spans over a decade in both the private and public sectors having held positions in IT and Electrical Engineering, Project Management, Account Management and ICT Infrastructure Solutions and Services Management and Support. He is a graduate of the University of the West Indies with undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications in the field of Electrical and Computer Engineering and is a certified Project Management Professional.

He is a member of the international professional organisation, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) with membership in the Communications Society (ComSoc) and participation in the Instrumentation, Systems and Automation (ISA) Society.

Mr Ragoonanan has been consistently and actively involved in the shaping of the national ICT landscape through his engagements in the industry ranging from policy development, infrastructure and application design, procurement, implementation management and support. He is committed and passionate about driving the national ICT agenda with a strong conviction that the effective use of ICT can create a better future for our country.

 

Jonathan Cumberbatch, Head, Human Resources

Mr Jonathan Cumberbatch has over twenty-three years’ experience in all aspects of his profession and has developed and implemented numerous performance assessment, industrial relations, health and safety, project management and leadership-based initiatives in the local, regional and international public and private sectors.

He holds inter alia, a BBM (Human Resources) from Ryerson University, an MBA from the University of Oxford-Brookes and is recognized as a Senior Certified Professional by the global Society for Human Resource Management. Mr Cumberbatch is a graduate of Trinity College and has served as a member of the American Society for Quality and the Project Management Institute.

He has also served on the Board of the YMCA and on the executive of the Human Resource Management Association of Trinidad and Tobago.

 

John Outridge, Head, Consulting

Mr John Outridge is an ICT Professional with extensive  experience  in implementation of Online Payment solutions, Information System Architecture, Mobile Application Development and Information Technology Risk Assessment.

He has managed complex and highly confidential assignments for both Government Ministries, Automotive, Telecom, Energy and other private sector companies, many of which were specific to innovation in ICT and enhancing business processes. His experience also includes Business Continuity Planning and Disaster Recovery Planning.

Mr Outridge has over 10 years’ experience in the ICT field from designing and implementing Information System Hardware and Software Solutions to Information Security Risk Assessments and Mitigation.  He has in depth experience in the following platforms and standards; SharePoint, SQL, Windows Server, IOS and PCI compliance. He has provided input and guidance in ICT for the Americas Competitiveness Forum in regards to innovating the local ICT sector as well as drafting a strategy for local businesses in terms of  how to leverage ICT to achieve a higher level of output and achievement.

His qualifications and memberships include: Masters in Small and Medium Enterprise Management (MSMEM), Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business, Trinidad (Distinction), Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA), Microsoft SharePoint 2010 – Configuring and Administering, Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), AIIM Electronic Records Specialist (ERM) and DRI International Associate Business Continuity Professional Certification.

 

Christine Ferreira, Head, Finance & Administration

Ms Christine Ferreira is a Chartered Accountant (CPA) with over two decades of experience in the industry. She also holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in Accounting and a Master of Science degree in Economics from the University of the West Indies. Ms Ferreira began her career as an auditor at Price Waterhouse and later worked as Senior Vice President and Financial Controller at a major construction company in Barbados. She spent the last 18 years in private consultancy, enabling strategic, financial and operational initiatives of businesses.

An entrepreneur at heart, she has been committed to promoting regional tourism, co-conceptualizing and building the regional lifestyle brand Island Life, while establishing Island Life magazine as the premier lifestyle publication in the Caribbean. She was responsible for transitioning the magazine into an app, providing advertisers with the cutting edge power of digital advertising in this new mobile communication era. Over the years she has been a producer of four regional lifestyle television series and co-producer of the regional trade show, Habitat Caribbean. At iGovTT, Ms Ferreira is the Head of Finance and Administration, charged with responsibility of providing leadership and direction to the organisation’s financial and general administrative activities.