Private Sector Commission

Management of PSC

The Council

The PSC is governed by a Council which is comprised of all its Sectoral Members and a few Corporate Members according to its Articles of Association.  The Council meets and deliberates on cross-cutting issues that affect the private sector and agree on actions to be taken to mitigate the issues.  The Council is headed by the Chairman of the Private Sector Commission who is elected on an annual basis and who cannot serve more than two consecutive years.  The Council is required to meet at least once a month.

Members of the Private Sector Commission Council

Representatives of Sectoral Members:
Aircraft Owners Association of Guyana LtdMr. Christopher Nascimento
Tel: +592-226-0240
Bartica Chamber of Commerce and IndustryMr. Anthony Murray
Tel: +592-455-0055
Berbice Chamber of Commerce and Development AssociationRyan Alexander
Tel: + 592 680 0000
Forest Products Association of GuyanaDeonarine Ramsaroop
Tel: + 592 619 4712
Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and IndustryDeodat Indar
Tel: + 592 227 7846
Guyana Arts & Craft Producers AssociationMs. Patricia Helwig
Tel: +592-645-7758
Guyana Association of BankersRichard Sammy
Tel:+ 592 223 7938-49
Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners AssociationMr. Hilbert Shields
Tel: +592-600-6161
Guyana Association of Private Security OrganisationsChristopher Thompson
Tel: +592 225 4797
Guyana Manufacturing and Services Association LtdShyam Nokta
Tel:+ 592 223 5407
Guyana Association of Trawler Owners and Seafood ProcessorsReuben Charles
Tel: + 592 233 0514-5
Guyana Region 3 Chamber of Commerce and IndustryRadesh Rameshwar
Tel: + 592 260 3055
Guyana Rice Exporters and Millers AssociationMr. Ranjindra Persaud
Cell#: +592-687-5221
Institute of Private Enterprise DevelopmentMr. Ramesh Persaud
Tel: +592-226-4675
Linden Chamber of Industry Commerce and DevelopmentMr. Kevin De Jonge
Tel: +592-444-6069
National Aquaculture Association of GuyanaMr. Beni Sankar
Cell#: +592-678-3001
National Air Transport AssociationEmil Jahan
Tel: + 592 652 4371
Rupununi Chamber of Commerce and IndustryMr. Daniel Gajie
Tel: +592-772-2226
Shipping Association of GuyanaMr. Desmond Sears
Tel: +592-223 5096
The Consultative Association of Guyanese Industry LtdMr. Samuel Goolsarran
Tel: +592-226-4603
The Tourism and Hospitality Association of GuyanaMr. Shaun McGrath
Tel: +592-225-5301
Cell#: +592-691-0288
Upper Corentyne Chamber of Commerce
and Industry
Mr. Krishnand Jaichand
Tel: +592-339-2765
Central Corentyne Chamber of CommerceMr. Mohamed Raffik
Tel: +592-322-5426
Representatives of Corporate Members:
Mr. Ramesh Dookhoo
Tel: +592-225-8624
Mr. Edward Boyer
Tel: +592-227-1964
Mr. Manniram Prashad
Tel: +592-227-7782
Major General ret’d Norman McLean
Tel: +592 226 7964
Mrs. Annette Arjoon-Martins
Tel: + 592 222 1234
Captain Gerald Gouveia
Tel: +592-225-9648
Mr. Fitzroy McLeod
Tel: +592-223-2461

The Executive Management Committee

The Executive Management Committee is responsible for the overall administration, finance and functioning of the PSC.  It is made up of the Chairman, the Vice Chairman, the Honorary Secretary, the Treasurer and the Executive Director, all of whom are elected at the Annual General Meeting with the exception of the Executive Director.


Mr. Boyer in suit

Edward Boyer

Mr. Edward Boyer, is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the National Hardware Group of Companies. He is the immediate Past Vice-Chairman of the Private Sector Commission and former President of the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He also chairs the Salvation Army in Guyana. 


Desmond Sears

Mr. Desmond Sears is the Executive Director of Delmur Co. Ltd, of Forestry and Technical Consulting Inc., and of Omai Transportation and Equipment Inc. Mr. Sears has more than thirty-five years of experience in shipping and is also the Honorary Consul General for the Royal Kingdom of Norway. 



Major General (Ret’d) Norman McLean

Honorary Secretary




Picture of Mr. Mc Leod

Fitzroy Mc Leod
Honorary Treasurer

Mr. Fitzroy McLeod is the Financial Controller of the National Milling Company of Guyana



The Executive Director

The Executive Director is recruited and appointed by the Council and is responsible for the day to day administration of the PSC Secretariat.  The Executive Director is a member of  the Executive Management Committee and reports to the Council.

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