Chief Executive Officer, UWI Arthur Lok Jack Global School of Business
Mr. Browne is the Managing Partner of Elida Management Services Limited a multidisciplinary management consultancy practice. The firm advises on issues dealing with strategic planning, financial restructuring and corporate turnarounds.
Mr. Browne has considerable experience in the Financial Services sector in the region and has arranged several private sector funding placements. He served as Managing Director of two commercial banks in Barbados and held senior management positions in the banking sector in Trinidad and Tobago. He read for an undergraduate degree in economics at the University of the West Indies and an MBA at Manchester Business School. Mr. Browne is a chartered accountant by profession and is a former President of the Barbados Bankers Association, Vice President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Trinidad and Tobago and Treasurer of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Caribbean.
He serves as a non-executive Director on the Board of a publicly listed company and lectures at the Arthur Lok Jack School of Business in Trinidad and at the Cave Hill School of Business in Barbados, both part of the University of the West Indies. He currently hosts a weekly radio programme which deals with topics of economic development and writes regularly on issues of political economy in the region. He has also served as a member of the Cabinet of the Government of Trinidad and Tobago as a Minister with responsibility for Trade and Industry and in the Ministry of Finance between 2007 and 2010.