Dr. Ronald Ramkissoon, Chairman
Dr Ronald Ramkissoon was re-appointed as the Chairman of the Trinidad and Tobago Fair Trading Commission on April 07th 2021 by Her Excellency Paula-Mae Weekes, President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago having previously served as the Chairman of the Trinidad and Tobago Fair Trading Commission since April 3rd 2018.
Dr Ramkissoon studied Economics at the University of the West Indies where he gained his B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees.
Dr Ramkissoon retired from Republic Bank Limited, one of the Caribbean’s largest commercial banks in 2013. He was the Bank’s Senior Economist and Manager of its Economic Intelligence Unit. Prior to working in Republic Bank, Dr Ramkissoon was employed as an Economist at the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago.
Dr Ramkissoon also served previously on several business and public sector Boards and Committees including the Trinidad and Tobago Economic Development Advisory Board (EDAB), the Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (TATT), the CARICOM Development Fund (CDF) and the Caribbean Association of Industry and Commerce (CAIC).
Mr. Dan Martineau, Commissioner
Mr. Dan Martineau was appointed a Commissioner on the Trinidad and Tobago Fair Trading Commission on October 29th 2020 by Her Excellency Paula-Mae Weekes, President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.
Mr. Martineau’s career began in the United States, where he worked for different trading groups in Commodity and Equity trading. Returning to Trinidad and Tobago in 2001 he worked in the Banking and Investment Management industries, where he has held various management positions.
Mr. Martineau currently manages a private investment portfolio dealing in securities and Real Estate and also serves on a number of public sector Boards.
Mr. Martineau holds a BSc. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA in International Finance from the University of the West Indies.
Ms. Dawn Callender, Commissioner
Dawn Callender comes to TTFTC as the Chairperson of the Regulated Industries Commission. She previously headed the financial functions of two significant companies operating in the energy sector. She currently provides advice to small businesses and coaching to financial professionals. During her career, she worked in the UK, USA, and Zimbabwe in the fields of strategic plan performance management, strategic financial management, and implementation of business systems. In Trinidad & Tobago, Ms. Callender worked with other international professionals in the USA and Japan. Working as part of international teams, at home and abroad, has broadened her cultural perspective and enables her to adapt readily to, and function effectively in, any professional setting.
Ms. Callender holds accountancy qualifications from the USA and the UK. She also holds Master in Business Administration from Henley Management College (UK) and has continued research interest in the fields of strategy, governance and leadership.
Mr. Dennis Scott, Commissioner
Mr. Dennis Scott was re-appointed as a Commissioner on the Trinidad and Tobago Fair Trading Commission on April 07th 2021 by Her Excellency Paula-Mae Weekes, President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago having previously served as Commissioner on the Trinidad and Tobago Fair Trading Commission since April 3rd 2018.
Mr Scott is presently a Manager at the Ministry of Trade and Industry and has served on the Board of Directors of a number of State Enterprises.
Mr. Scott has over 10 years managerial experience in the public sector and has considerable experience in many areas including business development; monitoring and evaluation; strategic planning; financial analysis; industrial relations; investment appraisals and corporate governance.
He holds a professional accounting qualification from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, Masters in Business Administration from the Heriot-Watt University and a Post Graduate Diploma in Forensic Investigation and Auditing.
Ms. Gabrielle Gellineau, Commissioner
Ms. Gabrielle Gellineau was appointed as a Commissioner of the Trinidad and Fair Trading Commission on the 30th January, 2023 by Her Excellency Paula-Mae Weekes, President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.
Ms. Gellineau an Attorney-at-Law was called to the Bar in Trinidad and Tobago in 2004 after obtaining her Legal Education Certificate from the Hugh Wooding Law School having previously attended the University of the West Indies where she obtained her Bachelor of Law‘s Degree. Ms. Gellineau subsequently obtained her Master of Laws in International Commercial Law with Distinction from the London School of Economics in 2008. Thereafter, Ms. Gellineau received apprenticeship training at the CARICOM Secretariat’s Office of Trade Negotiation and then served as a Trade Policy Advisor to the Caribbean Association of Industry and Commerce (CAIC).
Ms. Gellineau is a skilled civil litigator who practices in the Civil High Court and Industrial Court arena in Trinidad and Tobago and has provided advice to clients throughout the CARICOM Region, but most recently to clients in St. Kitts, Antigua and Barbuda and St. Lucia. Ms. Gellineau acts as an Attorney-at-Law for several Companies and State Enterprises in various fields of industry including Energy, Telecommunications, Construction and Entertainment providing drafting, negotiating and advisory services relating to commercial contracts, industrial relations, intellectual property, trade related matters and corporate compliance.