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Nigel Edwards

Nigel Edwards, Executive Director of the Trinidad and Tobago Unit Trust Corporation, has more than 25 years of strategic management experience at the highest levels across an array of disciplines.

He leads the cultural, commercial and technological transformation of the Unit Trust Corporation, focused on a customer-centric approach and driving UTC’s future growth, expansion and social connectivity. As the architect of the Corporation’s entrepreneurship strategy, he is driving entrepreneurial innovation, creating a more dynamic and diverse business landscape.

Mr. Edwards has demonstrated visionary leadership throughout his career and is a vigorous advocate that people are a company’s strongest asset and the foundation for value creation for all stakeholders.

He currently serves as a Board Member of Massy Holdings Ltd. and has been appointed Chairman of the Board of Management of the Trinidad and Tobago Revenue Authority.

Prior to his current role, he served as Chief Financial Officer at Unit Trust. Before that, he was Chief Executive of Tatil Life Assurance Limited, having spent 16 years in senior leadership positions in the ANSA McAL group. Throughout his career, he has been instrumental in and successfully led multiple complex mergers and acquisitions as well as corporate reorganisations and restructuring efforts.

Mr. Edwards has served as a nonexecutive Director on several listed companies on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange as well as on several public interest company Boards. He remains in active service to public authorities and several volunteer community organisations.

A national scholarship winner from St. Augustine Senior Comprehensive School, he is the holder of an MSc in Finance from the London Business School and a BSc in Management Studies from The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine. Mr. Edwards is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

Directorship on other boards:

  • Unit Trust Corporation Financial and Investment Advisory Services Limited
  • UTC Trust Services Limited
  • UTC (Cayman) SPC Limited
  • UTC Brokerage and Advisory Services Limited
  • UTC Fund Management Services STL Limited
  • UTC Global Balanced Fund Limited
  • Trinidad and Tobago Revenue Authority
  • Massy Holdings Limited
  • GK Mutual Funds Limited