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
Tele#: 226-0240
Bartica Chamber of Commerce and IndustryMr. Anthony Murray
Tele#: 455-0055
Berbice Chamber of Commerce and Development AssociationMr. Ramroop Rajnauth
Tele#: 617-3845
Forest Products Association of GuyanaMr. Khalawan
Tele#: 226-9848
Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and IndustryVishnu Doerga
Tele#: 223-7766
Guyana Arts & Craft Producers AssociationMs. Patricia Helwig
Tele#: 645-7758
Guyana Association of BankersMr. Eton Chester
Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners AssociationMr. Hilbert Shields
Tele#: 600-6161
Guyana Association of Private Security OrganisationsCol. Randy Storm
Guyana Manufacturing and Services Association LtdMr. Eon Caesar
Tele#: 227-6249
Guyana Association of Trawler Owners and Seafood ProcessorsMr. Bruce Vieira
Tele#: 225-2111
Cell#: 624-6835
Guyana Region 3 Chamber of Commerce and IndustryMr. Sasenarain Shewnarain
Tele#: 264-2946
Guyana Rice Exporters and Millers AssociationMr. Ranjindra Persaud
Cell#: 687-5221
Institute of Private Enterprise DevelopmentMr. Ramesh Persaud
Tele#: 226-4675
Linden Chamber of Industry Commerce and DevelopmentMr. Kevin De Jonge
Tele#: 444-6069
National Aquaculture Association of GuyanaMr. Beni Sankar
Cell#: 678-3001
National Air Transport AssociationMrs. Annette Arjoon-Martins
Tele#: 222-2993
Rupununi Chamber of Commerce and IndustryMr. Daniel Gajie
Tele# 772-2226
Shipping Association of GuyanaMr. Desmond Sears
Tele#: 223 5096
The Consultative Association of Guyanese Industry LtdMr. Samuel Goolsarran
Tele#: 226-4603
The Tourism and Hospitality Association of GuyanaMr. Shaun McGrath
Tele#: 225-5301
Cell#: 691-0288
Upper Corentyne Chamber of Commerce
and Industry
Mr. Krishnand Jaichand
Tele#: 339-2765
Central Corentyne Chamber of CommerceMr. Mohamed Raffik
Tele#: 322-5426
Representatives of Corporate Members:
Mr. Ramesh Dookhoo
Tele#: 225-8624
Capt. Gouveia
Tele#: 225-9648
Mr. Trevor Bassoo
Tele#: 265-6553
Mr. Edward Boyer
Tele# 227-1964
Mr. Fitzroy McLeod
Tele#: 223-2461
Mr. Komal Singh
Tele#: 226-5165
Mr. Manniram Prashad
Tele#: 227-7782

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. 




Ramesh Dookhoo
Honorary Secretary

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.



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.