Management of PSC
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 Ltd Mr. Christopher Nascimento
Bartica Chamber of Commerce and Industry Mr. Anthony Murray
Berbice Chamber of Commerce and Development Association Mr. Ramroop Rajnauth
Forest Products Association of Guyana Mr. Khalawan
Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry Vishnu Doerga
Guyana Arts & Craft Producers Association Ms. Patricia Helwig
Guyana Association of Bankers Mr. Eton Chester
Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association Mr. Hilbert Shields
Guyana Association of Private Security Organisations Col. Randy Storm
Guyana Manufacturing and Services Association Ltd Mr. Eon Caesar
Guyana Association of Trawler Owners and Seafood Processors Mr. Bruce Vieira
Guyana Region 3 Chamber of Commerce and Industry Mr. Sasenarain Shewnarain
Guyana Rice Exporters and Millers Association Mr. Ranjindra Persaud
Institute of Private Enterprise Development Mr. Ramesh Persaud
Linden Chamber of Industry Commerce and Development Mr. Kevin De Jonge
National Aquaculture Association of Guyana Mr. Beni Sankar
National Air Transport Association Mrs. Annette Arjoon-Martins
Rupununi Chamber of Commerce and Industry Mr. Daniel Gajie
Shipping Association of Guyana Mr. Desmond Sears
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The Consultative Association of Guyanese Industry Ltd Mr. Samuel Goolsarran
The Tourism and Hospitality Association of Guyana Mr. Shaun McGrath
Upper Corentyne Chamber of Commerce
Mr. Krishnand Jaichand
Central Corentyne Chamber of Commerce Mr. Mohamed Raffik
Representatives of Corporate Members: Mr. Ramesh Dookhoo
Mr. Trevor Bassoo
Mr. Edward Boyer
Mr. Fitzroy McLeod
Mr. Komal Singh
Mr. Manniram Prashad
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. 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.
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.
Mr. Ramesh Dookhoo is the current President of the Caribbean Association of Industry and Commerce and past President of the GMSA. He is also the former Chairman of the Private Sector Commission and former Trustee of the Caribbean Court of Justice Trust Fund. Mr. Dookhoo is also a former Chairman of the Competition and Consumer Affairs Commission and of the Cheddie Jagan International Airport Corporation. He has also served as the Chairman of the GWI Board of Directors and is the immediate past Chairman of the Trade and Investment Sub-Committee of the PSC.
Fitzroy Mc Leod
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.