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INTEGRITY

ADVISORY COMMITTEE

 

The Chamber’s Advisory Committee was established to bring together key individuals from the Eastern Caribbean region and around the world to provide transparency and general advice to the organization and its direction.
 
The Advisory Committee has a member representing each of the aforementioned Eastern Caribbean States and its general objectives are the following:

 

  • To help broaden the network of contacts that might support The Chamber’s further development 
  • To provide advice on issues of relevance including but not limited to economic, cultural, political and other important issues
  • To consider and make recommendations on general trends in the Eastern Caribbean region, the Southeast Asian region and elsewhere that might affect both regions 
  • To enhance the organizations awareness of related issues with relevance to its interest

The Co-Founders of the Chamber are also the members of the Regional Advisory Committee including:

 

  • Ms. Verlyn Faustin, Attorney-at-Law and Chairman, Cives Mundi Inc. - (Antigua & Barbuda)
  • Ms. Shannon Hawley, CEO, Xpress Events - (St. Kitts & Nevis) 
  • Mr. Stephen Isidore, Attorney-at-Law and Corporate Counsel, Caribbean Commercial & IP Law Practitioners LLP - (Dominica)
  • Mr. Samuel Raphael, Owner and Developer, Jungle Bay Villas - (Dominica)
  • Hon. Rene Baptiste, CMG, Managing Partner, Baptiste & Co. Law Firm - (St. Vincent & the Grenadines)
  • Ms. Diana Thomas, Attorney-At-Law and Partner, Deterville, Thomas & Co. - (St. Lucia)

 

The Chamber has also instituted the support of distinguished individuals from across the globe to help steer the efforts of the Chamber in various aspects. The Chamber has the privilege to receive counsel from this International Advisory Committee who voluntarily contribute their time for the growth of the Eastern Caribbean region.

 

The Members of the International Advisory Committee include:

 

  • His Excellency Jesus Domingo - Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Philippines to New Zealand, the Cook Islands, Republic of Fiji, Niue, the Independent State of Samoa and the Kingdom of Tonga.
  • His Excellency William Weiss - Honorary Consul of the Republic of Malta to the State of Washington, U.S.A. and former Ambassador of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta to the Marshall Islands.
  • His Lordship Kevin Derek Couling - The 64th Lord of Little Neston cum Hargrave is also Baron de Saint-Desir, a Hereditary Cavaleiro (Knight) of the Royal House of Braganza of Portugal, and an International Protocol & Etiquette Advisor.
  • Honourable Thomas Walls - A former member of the U.S. Diplomatic Mission in Berlin during the term and tutelage of the legendary Richard Holbrooke and the current Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Free Republic of Liberland, a non-UN micro-state in Central Europe undertaking global recognition through the provisions of the Montevideo Convention of 1933. The Hon. Minister Walls is also an International Travel Marketing Consultant and Professional Multilinguist.

 

STAKEHOLDERS

 

Among the important objectives of The Chamber is to work closely with government and intergovermental stakeholders which include:

 

  • The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States 
  • The Caribbean Tourism Organization
  • The Caribbean Association of Investment Promotion Agencies
  • Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority
  • Antigua and Barbuda Investment Authority
  • Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Unit
  • Discover Dominica Authority
  • Invest Dominica Authority
  • Dominica Citizenship by Investment Unit
  • Grenada Tourism Authority
  • Grenada Investment Development Corporation
  • Grenada Citizenship by Investment Unit
  • St. Kitts Tourism Authority
  • St. Kitts Investment Promotion Agency 
  • St. Kitts Citizenship by Investment Unit
  • Saint Lucia Tourist Board
  • Invest Saint Lucia
  • Saint Lucia Citizenship by Investment Unit
  • St. Vincent and The Grenadines Tourism Authority
  • Invest SVG
     

 

MANAGEMENT TEAM


The Chamber's Management Team is responsible for the operations of the organization. Heading the team is co-Founder, Executive Director and Envoy for Diplomatic Affairs, the Hon. Matthew Pajares Yngson, a citizen of both the Commonwealth of Dominica and the Republic of the Philippines. He is a multifaceted entrepreneur with two decades of media, journalism, technology, entertainment, marketing and international business experience. For a detailed biography, please click here:

 

Other management team members include:

 

  • Ms. Darlene Mancenido, International Relations Officer

  • Dr. Hussain Farooq, Business Envoy to the Middle East and Pakistan

  • Mrs. Rebecca Plechetero, Southeast Asia Correspondence Representative

  • Mrs. Avelline Mason, Eastern Caribbean Correspondence Representative

  • Ms. Mirra Koo, Events Management Consultant

  • Dr. Marlene Crisostomo, Indonesia Liaison and Chamber Affairs Consultant

  • Ms. Beatriz "Love-Love" Tioseco, Philippine Liaison Representative

  • Mr. Harvinder Singh, Thailand Liaison Representative

  • Mrs. Lilia Pajares-Yngson, Tourism Affairs Consultant

  • Atty. Manuel Yngson, Jr., Legal Affairs Consultant

  • Mr. Patrick Tulfo, Media and Press Consultant

  • Mr. Clemente Daluro, Logistics Assistant

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