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PARENT BOARD
Meet our Directors
A. Norman Sabga, LLD (Hon.) UWI

Executive Chairman,
ANSA McAL Group of Companies

Andrew N. Sabga

Chief Executive Officer,
ANSA McAL Group of Companies

David B. Sabga

Deputy Chairman,
ANSA McAL Group of Companies

Teresa White

Group Human Resource Director,
ANSA McAL Group of Companies

He is Executive Chairman of ANSA McAL Limited and Chairman of ANSA Merchant Bank Limited. On Friday 23rd October, 2015 the Executive Chairman of the ANSA McAL Group of Companies – A. Norman Sabga was the recipient of a Doctor of Laws Degree, Honoris Causa from the University of the West Indies.

Andrew Sabga is the Chief Executive Officer of the ANSA McAL Group of Companies and the Chairman of the Executive Committee for the Parent Board and ANSA McAL Barbados. He was the Deputy Chairman of the ANSA McAL Group from December 2015 to August 2017 and Beverage Sector Head from May 2007 to November 2015. He has over 25 years of industry experience in the Manufacturing Sector of the Group, having previously held senior managerial positions and directorships at CARIB Brewery Limited, CARIB Glassworks Limited, Caribbean Development Co. Limited and Trinidad Match Limited. Mr. Sabga was the former Chairman of Alstons Marketing Co. Limited, Caribbean Development Co. Limited, CARIB Brewery Limited, Grenada Breweries Limited, CARIB Brewery (St. Kitts & Nevis) Limited, DCI Miami, ANSA McAL (US) Inc and CARIB Glassworks Limited. He is a Director of ANSA McAL Limited and was the President of the Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce from 2011 to 2013. He holds an MBA, Marketing from the University of Miami and a B.Sc. in Business Administration (Marketing/Finance) from Boston University.

David B. Sabga is Deputy Chairman of ANSA McAL Limited. He is also a member of the Executive Committee. He holds a BA (Economics) from Windsor University, Canada. David previously held Chairmanships at Standard Equipment, Crown Industries Limited and Farmhouse Industries prior to joining the Group in 1988.

Teresa White is the Group Human Resource Director for the ANSA McAL Group of Companies. She has extensive experience of strategic human resource management, organisational transformation and change management. She joined the Group’s Parent Board of Directors on June 15th, 2017 as a Non-Executive Director and in January 2011 she assumed the Executive role of Group HR Director. In the 10 years prior to this, she successfully led her own independent regional consulting practice and her client base spammed the energy, financial, professional services and telecommunication sectors. Ms. White has a BA (Hons) in Politics from Queen Mary & Westfield College, University of London and an MSc (Econ) from the London School of Economics & Political Science, University of London.

Aneal Maharaj

Group Finance Director,
ANSA McAL Group of Companies

Ray A. Sumairsingh

Executive Director,
ANSA McAL Group of Companies

Frances Bain-Cumberbatch

Group Corporate Secretary/Head of Legal,
ANSA McAL Group of Companies

Nicholas V. Mouttet

President and Chief Executive Officer,
ANSA McAL (Barbados)
and Retail Sector Head

Aneal Maharaj was appointed as the Group Finance Director in February 2008. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (FCCA) and has over 25 years of experience in the energy sector and business advisory. Prior to joining the Group, Aneal was the Vice President, Finance at BHP Billiton and has held a variety of senior finance and planning positions with BP, AMOCO and Deloitte & Touche, in Trinidad, the UK and USA.

Ray A. Sumairsingh became a Chartered Banker (ACIB) in 1975, after completing studies in London, UK. In 1982, he achieved his MBA in Finance, while working in New York, USA. His early career covered banking in Trinidad and Tobago, London and Wall Street, NYC. His career continued in Life, Pensions, Property and Casualty Insurance for the next fifteen years. In his role as a Senior Executive in Insurance, he also served as a Director of the Association of Trinidad and Tobago Insurance Companies (ATTIC) for over twenty years, as well as President for four (4) separate terms. He also served on the Board of the Insurance Association of the Caribbean (IAC) for several years, including two (2) years as President. In 2000, he joined the ANSA McAL Group and holds several directorships in the ANSA McAL Group, including the Parent Board since 2001. Mr. Sumairsingh has been a Director of the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange for the past eight (8) years and is currently serving his second term as Chairman.

An Attorney-at-Law, Frances Bain-Cumberbatch is the Group Corporate Secretary and Head of the Legal Department of the ANSA McAL Group. Prior to joining the Group, Frances worked at J.D. Sellier & Co. as an Advocate Attorney-at-Law. She gained invaluable practical knowledge and experience in several areas of law including Intellectual Property, Corporate/ Commercial and Industrial Relations. She holds a BA Double Major in French and Spanish from UWI, St. Augustine, a LLB from University of London and a Legal Education Certificate from the Sir Hugh Wooding Law School.

Nicholas V. Mouttet is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the ANSA McAL (Barbados) Ltd. Group of Companies. Previously, he held the positions of Group Marketing Manager at the Bermudez Group Limited, and General Manager of Bermudez Biscuit Company before joining the ANSA McAL Group in 2003. He is the former Managing Director of Abel Building Solutions (ABS) Group of Companies, the third largest subsidiary in the Group, comprising 5 divisions in the manufacturing and construction sectors and employing approximately 700 people. His leadership at ABS allowed for the successful commissioning and pay back of two of the largest block plants in the region and the world and the award of the largest supply contract in the Trinidad and Tobago’s history valued at BDS $67,000. Nicholas holds a B.Sc. in Business Administration with a minor in International Business from Florida International University.

Non Executive Directors
W. David Clarke

Director,
ANSA McAL Group of Companies

Mark James Morgan

Director,
ANSA McAL Group of Companies

Anthony E. Phillip

Director,
ANSA McAL Group of Companies

Larry Howai

Director,
ANSA McAL Group of Companies

W. David Clarke, MA (Cambridge), is an Attorney-at-Law and is one of the Senior Partners at JD Sellier & Co. He is most involved with corporate and commercial transactions, conveyancing, mortgage, debenture and other security instruments, loan agreements, international finance transactions, insurance law, petroleum, gas and oil law, environmental law, joint venture transactions, land development schemes, admiralty matters, civil litigation and arbitration. David is a member of the Group’s Audit Committee.

Mark J. Morgan joined the Firm – Fitzwilliam, Stone, Furness-Smith & Morgan as a Partner in 1986 and was appointed as Head of Litigation in 1998. He maintains a thriving litigation practice as an Advocate and appears before all the local Courts. He has also acted as an arbitrator in commercial disputes. Mark’s practice focuses on the business law aspects relating to the establishment and operation of large commercial and industrial undertakings in Trinidad and Tobago, ranging from Government negotiations, fiscal incentives, oil and gas transactions, alternative dispute resolution, litigation and taxation. Mark is an avid contributor to various legal publishers. He is a former correspondent for the Business Guardian and has published articles on tax for the Centre of Legal Studies, Salzburg, Austria and on civil procedure in the Lawyer, the publication of the Trinidad and Tobago Law Association. He was also the consultant to the Trinidad and Tobago section of Carter-Ruck on Libel & Slander 4th ed. and has authored and co-authored articles on Trinidad and Tobago law for various other publications. He is listed in Band 1 of the Chambers Global, The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business. Mark holds an LLB from the University of Liverpool and attended the Inns of Court, School of Law (London) where he qualified as a Barrister.

Anthony E. Phillip, is the Chairman of West Indian Tobacco. He was the Managing Director/Deputy Chairman prior to his retirement in 2006, after 33 years of service at West Indian Tobacco. During this period, he completed secondments to British American Tobacco, Kenya and British American Tobacco, Malawi where he held the position of Chairman and Managing Director. Anthony began his career as an Industrial Chemist at Caroni Limited, holds an Executive MBA (UWI) and has had substantial training and work experience in Reputation Management, Corporate Social Reporting, in addition to core disciplines of Consumer Marketing and Operations Management.

Larry Howai is a former Minister of Finance and the Economy (July 2012 – September 2015) who has had a long and distinguished career in the financial services sector. Prior to joining the Cabinet of the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Larry was Chief Executive Officer of the First Citizens Group, one of the largest financial institutions in the English speaking Caribbean. He is credited with having turned around the institution, which was a merger of three failed financial institutions, and converting it into one of the best rated financial institutions in the English speaking Caribbean. He served as Chairman of the National Gas Company of Trinidad and Tobago and Chairman of the National Energy Corporation and has held a number of other Board appointments in the financial services and energy sectors both locally and regionally. He completed his BSc in Economics at the University of the West Indies in 1978, later qualified as a Certified Management Accountant and is an honorary Fellow of the Institute of Banking and Finance of Trinidad and Tobago.

David Dulal-Whiteway

Director,
ANSA McAL Group of Companies

David Dulal-Whiteway is a career banker with over 25 years experience in the Banking Industry. He became an Executive Director of Republic Bank Ltd in 1997 and Managing Director in 2005, a position he held until his retirement in February 2016. David has an MBA from the University of Western Ontario, Canada and completed his BSc in Management Studies at the University of the West Indies. He is a Director of HFC Bank Ghana, a subsidiary of Republic Bank, and is the Chairman of FEEL an NGO.