Barbados: BPSA elects Trisha Tannis as Chairman of the Board of Directors

Barbados: BPSA elects Trisha Tannis as Chairman of the Board of Directors
Barbados: BPSA elects Trisha Tannis as Chairman of the Board of Directors

Barbados Private Sector Association elected Trisha Tannis as the new Chairman of the Board of Directors. Tannis is the first female who had been appointed to this position in the association. Tennis replaces Ed Clarke, who did not seek re-election, and he was warmly thanked at a specially organized BPSA function.

Tannis has performed very excellently in her field. As the Managing Director of the Unicomer Group, she was supposed to be a leader with good thoughts in the field of financial management. She till now had delivered sustainable results while promoting the strategic objectives of the corporative stakeholders.

Tannis had over 20 years of experience as a finance professional who was managing financial management and corporate governance. She was the first female elected to that position in the Unicomer Caribbean and Latin America Group. From Chartered Professional Accountant of Canada, she is professionally qualified. Tannis is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Barbados, an Associate of the Chartered Governance Institute of Canada. She is holding a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting with Honours from the University of the West Indies.

While accepting her appointment for the post of Chairman, Tannis said, “My objective is to provide dedicated and exemplary leadership on behalf of the private sector, particularly, during the unprecedented challenges experienced by the business sector, and the nation generally, as a result of the global COVID-19 pandemic which began in December 2019 while building on the foundation of strong advocacy and lobbying by the prior heads of the BPSA.”

As Chairman, Tannis would be leading the umbrella body of private sector associations in Barbados both at the national level also within the Social Partnership of Barbados.