Luisa Lafaurie Rivera

Luisa is a non-executive director. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics  from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana and an MBA and other postgraduate degrees in Finance and Senior Management from the Universidad de los Andes.

She has held various positions in both public and private enterprise and has had significant experience in the energy sector. Ms. Rivera was previously the Minister of Mines and Energy in Colombia, founding partner of Sumatoria, advisor to the Synergy Group and CEO of Ocensa SA and CENIT SAS.

Ms. Rivera has been an independent member of the boards  of ISA, Exito SA, Avianca SA in Colombia and CTEEP in Brazil. She currently sits on the boards of the National Development Finance Company (FDN), Enel Colombia Mercantil Colpatria SA and the Superior Council of the Universidad de los Andes.

Vaughn S. Martin

Vaughn brings over twenty five years of Financial & Business Management experience in various business sectors, with twenty one of these spent in the Oil & Gas industry. Prior to his appointment, Vaughn held the position of Managing Director at Massy’s joint venture company, Massy Wood Group Ltd., for seven years. He has held several other executive roles within the Massy Group including Country Manager in both Suriname and Ghana and Finance Director of Massy’s Energy & Industrial Gases Business Unit.

As Senior Vice President, Vaughn will focus on driving business performance and optimising the value of the companies within his portfolio.

Vaughn holds an Executive MBA from the Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business and is FCCA-designated by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. As a past national volleyball athlete, Vaughn maintains his passion for sport which continues to fuel his involvement in several sporting activities across Trinidad & Tobago.

Howard Hall

Howard joined the Massy Group as CEO of Massy United Insurance in August 2011 and joined the Group’s Executive Committee on March 1, 2016. He has more than 30 years’ experience in financial and general management having held senior Executive positions in the Life Insurance, Property and Casualty Insurance and Airline industries.

Prior to joining the Massy Group Howard served at Air Jamaica as Senior Vice President and CFO of Air Jamaica Limited where he was a key player in preparing the Airline for divestment. He later served as Transition General Manager after the divestment. Before that he worked at the ICWI Group of Companies as the Vice President – Finance, Administration and HRD where he Led the Finance, Human Resources and Administrative functions. He has also worked with Life of Jamaica in the role of CFO, where he was a key participant in the financial, operational and capital restructuring of the company.

Eugene Tiah

Eugene joined the Massy Group in 2014, prior to which he had served as President of Phoenix Park Gas Processors Ltd. for 13 years. Eugene’s experience covers all aspects of process plant engineering, operations and overall business management. He has held various positions in operations management, project management, construction management and business development, both in Trinidad and the United States. Immediately prior to his appointment as President of PPGPL, he held the positions of Director of Special Projects for Natural Gas Liquid Marketing and System Manager – Cashion/Mustang/Hennessey System at Conoco in Houston, Texas.

Angélique Parisot-Potter

Angélique joined the Group and the Executive Committee on March 1 st, 2016 prior to which she had extensive international experience spanning over fifteen years in the oil & gas sector working in the UK, Brazil, Trinidad & Tobago and Egypt operating in complex, multi-jurisdictional environments and high-risk regions. Angelique has held many leadership positions in legal, compliance and administrative areas, and her expertise includes energy, M&A, corporate governance, compliance, employment, labour law and the financial and construction industries.

Angélique is a qualified UK Solicitor entitled to practice in the Commonwealth Caribbean, and, as the Group General Counsel she leads a high performing team of ethical legal professionals with a focus on collaboration and helping to shape discussion and debate around business issues. Angélique’s role as a member of the Executive Committee also includes leading and developing the Group’s Business Integrity framework.

Julie Avey

Julie joined the Executive Community in August 01, 2015 and is passionate about the People and Culture of the Massy Group. “We are systematically and responsibly dismantling a legacy culture of “command and control” to unleash the potential of the creativity and abundance of each Massy employee so that we can serve our customers and delight all of our stakeholders and fearlessly thrive in this age of disruption”. Prior to this role, Julie was part of the Automotive and Industrial Equipment Business Unit where she had various roles including General Manager of the Car Dealerships in Massy Motors in Colombia, the first acquisition in Colombia by the Massy Group in 2014. Prior to joining the Group in 2010, Julie was GM/Consultant for the Trinidad office of a Change Management Consultancy. Earlier in her career, Julie was part of the International Deployment team for a global supply chain project for a pharmaceutical multinational with responsibilities in the Far East and Latin America.

Wendy Kerry

Wendy is an Attorney and Barrister at Law, admitted to practice in Trinidad & Tobago and England & Wales.  She served as Corporate Secretary & Legal Advisor for the Massy Group seven years prior to her appointment to her current post. Prior to joining the Massy Group, she held the positions of Director, Legal & Corporate Services at Caribbean Airlines and Manager, Corporate Services & Business Development at Development Finance. Ms. Kerry also served as part of a multi-disciplinary team to develop the Vision 2020 Draft National Strategic Plan for Trinidad & Tobago and worked on National Sector Strategic Plans for; Governance and Institutional Structures, the Administration of Justice, and Law and Legal Affairs. 

Wendy currently serves as a Director on the Board of the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange and Chair of the AMCHAM Legislative Committee. She is a former Member of the Board of Directors of the Trinidad & Tobago Transparency Institute and has served as a Member of the National Standing Negotiating Committee on Air Services Agreements.

Soraya Khan

Soraya was appointed to the Board of Massy Holdings Ltd. on December 20th, 2019. Soraya is a Finance Executive with over twenty years of experience within multinational organizations in the Energy and Financial services sectors. She started her career at Atlantic LNG after which she moved to Citibank where she quickly progressed to the position of Chief Financial Officer. Soraya returned to the Energy Sector taking on the role of Head of Finance at Centrica Energy before moving to her current position of Finance Manager at BHP Trinidad and Tobago.

Soraya brings valuable experience in corporate governance, company divestments, project valuations and sanctioning, strategic operational planning and forecasting, and treasury and financial controls. She holds a BSC in Accounting and Finance from State University of New York, and is a Certified Public Accountant. Soraya also holds an MBA in Business Administration with a specialization in International Finance from the Arthur Lok Jack Global School of Business.

Robert Riley

ROBERT RILEY is a Non-Executive Director who has served in a variety of executive management and senior legal positions, including Head of Safety and Operations Risk, Safety Risk Leadership and Culture, BP PLC, London, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, BP Trinidad and Tobago; Vice President, Legal and Government Affairs, Amoco and BP/Amoco; and General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, BWIA. He has also served on the Boards of Amoco Trinidad and Tobago LLC and other Amoco entities, Titan Methanol; BP Trinidad and Tobago, Atlantic LNG, The Bank of Nova Scotia, Trinidad and Tobago Limited, the University of Trinidad and Tobago (UTT), Caribbean Airlines Limited, and Board of Management of J D Sellier & Co, Attorneys at Law. 

An Attorney-at-Law, admitted to the Supreme Court in 1987, Mr. Riley holds inter alia, an LL.B (Hons.) from the University of the West Indies, Barbados; and a BSc. (Hons.) in Agricultural Science from the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad. In 2003, he was awarded a Chaconia Medal (Gold) by the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago for his contribution to National Development. In 2009, he was awarded a Doctor of Laws Honoris Causa by the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine. 

Richard P. Young

RICHARD PETER YOUNG is a Non-Executive Director. A Chartered Accountant by qualification, his career comprises the highest professional levels in accounting, auditing, insurance and banking.    

He worked in the regional, financial services sector for over forty years, with the last seventeen as the Managing Director of Scotiabank Trinidad & Tobago Limited and a Senior Vice President of The Bank of Nova Scotia, before he retired in 2012. He also served as Chairman of ScotiaLife Trinidad & Tobago Limited and Scotia Investments Trinidad & Tobago Limited and as Deputy Chairman of Scotiatrust and Merchant Bank Trinidad and Tobago Limited.

 Mr. Young served on the Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Trinidad and Tobago and was its President. He was also a board member of the National Housing Authority and served as its Deputy Chairman. He was a committee member of the Association of Insurance Companies of Trinidad & Tobago (ATTIC) and represented the insurance industry on the board of the Home Mortgage Bank.  He was also a board member of Development Finance Limited. Mr. Young was a director of the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange and served as its Chairman. He was also the President of the Bankers Association of Trinidad and Tobago for three terms.  

In July 2013, Mr. Young was appointed Chairman of the Economic Development Board of Trinidad and Tobago. He is also Chairman of Catholic Media Services Limited (CAMSEL) and Youth Business Trinidad and Tobago (YBTT).