About

Introduction

The Private Sector Commission of Guyana was established in 1992 by five Private Sector Associations with the aim of bringing together all Private Sector Organs and Business Entities under the purview of being one National Body.

The Private Sector Commission is governed by a Council which comprises of the Head of all Members Sectoral Organizations and a number of elected members.  The Council is headed by a Chairman who can serve a maximum of two consecutive one-year terms.  Any Chairman who has served two consecutive terms may be eligible for subsequent re-election.

The overall activities of the Commission are coordinated by an Executive Management Committee which comprises the following elected officials: Chairman, Vice Chairman, Honorary Secretary, and Honorary Treasurer.  The Executive Director is also a member of the committee by appointment.

Mission Statement

“To be the leading advocate for the private sector on articulated and shared positions on national issues which will promote socio-economic growth and development through the creation of strategic partnership with the Government and other stakeholders.”

Core Values

In carrying out the functions of the Private Sector Commission (PSC), the Council, Executives and Staff are committed to the following core values:

  1. Value our members

  2. Respect all stakeholders

  3. Self discipline and structure to achieve results

  4. Regular communication and collaboration with all stakeholders.

  5. Honesty, integrity and independence in all matters.

  6. Cohesion and unity amongst members and other stakeholders, including the wider society.

  7. Professionalism and high ethical standards

  8. Embrace initiatives to mitigate climate change

  9. Commit to excellence and competence

  10. Promote innovativeness among staff, members and businesses