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 aims to have 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

Current Interim Members of the regional Advisory Committee include:


  • Ms. Verlyn Faustin, Attorney-at-Law and Chairman, Cives Mundi Inc.
  • Ms. Shannon Hawley, Partner, Xpress Events
  • Mr. Stephen Isidore, Attorney-at-Law and Corporate Counsel, Caribbean Commercial & IP Law Practitioners LLP
  • Mr. Samuel Raphael, Owner and Developer, Jungle Bay Villas
  • Ms. Diana Thomas, Attorney-At-Law and Partner, Deterville, Thomas & Co.
  • Hon. Rene Baptiste, CMG, Speaker at OECS Assembly, Founder and Senior Partner, Baptiste & Co. Law Firm


The Chamber also has the privilege to receive counsel from our distinguished International Advisory Committee members which include:


  • H.E. Jesus Domingo, Ambassador of the Philippines to New Zealand, Cook Islands, Fiji, Niue, Samoa and Tonga
  • H.E. William Weiss, Honorary Consul of the Republic of Malta to the State of Washington and former Ambassador of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta to the Marshall Islands
  • Mr. Kevin Couling, International Protocol & Etiquette Advisor and the 64th Lord of the Manor of Little Neston cum Hargrave
  • Mr. Thomas Walls, International Travel Marketing Consultant and Professional Multilinguist




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


  • The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States 
  • The Caribbean Tourism Organization
  • The Caribbean Export Development Agency - Secretariat of the Caribbean Association of Investment Promotion Agencies
  • The Caribbean Association of Industry and Commerce
  • Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority
  • Antigua and Barbuda Investment Authority
  • Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Unit
  • Antigua Barbuda Association of Small Business Owners 
  • Antigua & Barbuda Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Antigua Hotels & Tourist Association
  • Discover Dominica Authority
  • Invest Dominica Authority
  • Dominica Citizenship by Investment Unit
  • Dominica Hotel & Tourism Association
  • Dominica Association of Industry & Commerce
  • Grenada Tourism Authority
  • Grenada Investment Development Corporation
  • Grenada Citizenship by Investment Unit
  • Grenada Chamber of Industry & Commerce
  • Grenada Hotel and Tourism Association
  • St. Kitts Tourism Authority
  • St. Kitts Investment Promotion Agency 
  • St. Kitts Citizenship by Investment Unit
  • St. Kitts & Nevis Hotel and Tourism Association
  • St. Kitts-Nevis Chamber of Industry & Commerce
  • Saint Lucia Tourist Board
  • Invest Saint Lucia
  • Saint Lucia Citizenship by Investment Unit
  • St. Lucia Chamber of Commerce, Industry & Agriculture
  • Saint Lucia Industrial & Small Business Association
  • Saint Lucia Hotel & Tourism Association
  • St. Vincent and The Grenadines Tourism Authority
  • Invest SVG
  • St. Vincent & the Grenadines Chamber of Industry and Commerce
  • St. Vincent & the Grenadines Hotel and Tourism Association



The Chamber's Management Team is responsible for the operations of the organization. Heading the team is the Hon. Matthew Yngson, a citizen of the Commonwealth of Dominica and the Republic of the Philippines, and a multifaceted entrepreneur with two decades of media, journalism, technology, entertainment, marketing and business experience. Combined with the other team members engaged in various fields, this unique integration is effective in implementing the goals of The Chamber.


  • Hon. Matthew Yngson, Executive Director and Chamber Envoy for Diplomatic Affairs

  • Ms. Darlene Mancenido, International Relations Officer

  • Mr. Allen Villabroza, Administrative and Program Development Officer

  • Mrs. Rebecca Plechetero, Southeast Asia Legal Bureau Representative

  • Mrs. Avelline Mason, Eastern Caribbean Correspondence Representative 

  • Ms. Mirra Koo, Events Management Consultant

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

  • Mr. Peter Le, Vietnam Liaison Representative 

  • Ms. Beatriz "Love-Love" TiosecoPhilippine Liaison Representative

  • Mr. Harvinder Singh, Thailand Liaison Representative

  • Mrs. Lilia Pajares-YngsonTourism Affairs Consultant

  • Atty. Manuel Yngson, Jr.Legal Affairs Consultant

  • Mr. Patrick Tulfo, Media and Press Consultant

  • Mr. Clemente DaluroLogistics Assistant