Private Sector Commission

Sectoral Members

Name Profile
Aircraft Owners Association of Guyana Ltd
159 Charlotte Street, Georgetown
Tel: +592-226-0605, +592-222-2525; +592-222-2150
Fax: +592-225-1171
President:  Colonel (retd) Anthony Mekedeci (ag)

Established in 1992, the Aircraft Owners Association of Guyana was formed for the purpose of furthering the development and expansion of private sector aviation in all aspects connected with the civil aviation trade.

Bartica Chamber of Commerce and Industry

60 First Avenue, Bartica, Region 7 Essequibo River.                   Tel: +592-445-0055,                                                               Cell:+592-658-2780                               

President: Anthony Murray

The Bartica Chamber of Commerce and Industry was registered on September 1999. The Office is located at lot 60 First Avenue Bartica, Region 7,Essequibo River. Some of the core objectives of the Chamber are: The promotion and protection of trade and manufacturing industries in the region of Bartica and its environs; Representation and accurate expression of the consensus position  of the business community of Bartica and its environs, among others.

Berbice Chamber of Commerce and Development Association                        

12 Chapel Street New Amsterdam, Berbice                                 Tel: +592-333-3324                                                                  Email:

President:  Ramroop Rajnauth

The Berbice Chamber of Commerce and Development Association was founded on May 9, 2002. The Chamber is located at lot 12 Chapel Street, New Amsterdam, Berbice. The Chamber currently has a membership of thirty-four (34) companies, which include businesses within the Information Technology, Pharmaceutical, Banking, Manufacturing, Distribution, Retail, Insurance and Telecommunication sector, among other.

The Consultative Association of Guyanese Industry Ltd                    P. O. BOX #10730                                                                                   157 Waterloo Street
North Cummingsburg
Guyana                                                                                               Tel: 592-225-7170592-226-4603
Fax: 592-227-0725                                                                             Email:

President: Samuel J.Goolseran

The Consultative Association of Guyanese Industry (CAGI) was established in 1962 to represent the interests of employers in the resolution of labour relations issues. It was soon recognized as the national Employers’ Organization on labour, social policy and human resource development agenda, and as the counterpart of trade unions and trade union centres.

As a member of the Private Sector Commission, the umbrella body for private sector organizations, CAGI is the lead speaker on labour policy, industrial relations, and trade unions matters.

Its membership is comprised of major companies and corporations, and small and medium size enterprises both in the private and public corporate sectors. Members are classified under the following group interests:

Shipping, other transport, distributive trade, mining, manufacturing, agriculture, timber (forestry), building and civil engineering, insurances, banking, public corporations, and other interests.

Central Corentyne Chamber of Commerce
53 Rose Hall, Corentyne
Tel: +592-322-5264

Central Corentyne Chamber of Commerce

President: Mohamed Raffik

The Central Corentyne Chamber of Commerce was founded on November 24, 2004. The office is housed at Lot 65’A’, Rose Hall Town, Corentyne, Berbice. The current membership is Twenty-Three (23) companies, comprising of businesses within the Banking, Farming, Insurance, Pharmaceutical and Construction Sectors; Law & Accounting firms; General hardware, etc. The catchment area of this Chamber is between Bolram and Tarlogie on the Corentyne coast.

Forest Product Association of Guyana
157 Waterloo Street, Georgetown
Tel: +592-226-9848
Fax: +592-226-2832
President: Deonarine Ramsaroop

The Forest Products Association of Guyana (FPA) was registered on February 4, 1944. The association is a body comprising any person, firm or company resident in Guyana, engaged in the obtaining, production, conversion, sale or storage of any Forest Products. The FPA is widely recognized as representing the interest of Forest Products in a continuous process of consultation with the Guyana Forestry Commission and the relevant Ministries and Agencies of Government.

Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry
156 Waterloo St, N/C/burg, G/town
Tel: +592-225-5846, +592-227-0106
Fax: +592-226-3519

President: Deodat Indar

The Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry has been in existence since 1889.  It is the oldest and most prestigious Private Sector representative body in the country. It serves as a voice for businesses; and promotes and protects the interests of members by fostering ethical practices in commerce, trade & services, training, education, and quality.

GuyCraft Producers Association

1-4 Urquhart Street, Cummingsburg, Georgetown                       Tel:+592-223-1441, +592-218-3487                                       Cell:+592-683-8253, +592-628-0213                                            Email:

President: Patricia Helwig

The Guyana Arts and Craft Producers Association was founded in 2008. The Association is located at 1-4 Urquhart Street, Cummingsburg, Georgetown. The main objective of the Association is to support producers through marketing activities, training programs, networking and advocacy.

Guyana Association of Bankers c/o Republic Bank,

Promenade Gardens, New Market Street, North Cummingsburg, Georgetown
Tel:+592-227-4400, +592-223-7938-49
Fax: +592-227-1612

President: Richard Sammy

The Guyana Association of Bankers was established in 1993. The Association comprises the six (6) commercial banks in Guyana and was formed in the late 1980s.  some of the main objectives are to make recommendations to the Government, Bank of Guyana and other entities on matters relating to monetary administration, and fiscal and economic policies as they impact on the commercial banking system in Guyana; to establish ethical and professional standards of performance for the banking industry in Guyana; to promote public awareness of good banking practice and to promote financial literacy among the public and to foster the development of human resources at all levels within the banking industry in Guyana.

Guyana Association of Private Security Organisations (GAPSO)
273 Lamaha Street, North Cumminsburg ,Georgetown, Guyana.             Tel: +592-226-3181

President: Christopher Thompson
Guyana Association of Trawler Owners and Seafood Processors
Prittipaul Singh Investments, McDoom, East Bank Demerara
President: Reuben Charles

The Guyana Association of Trawler Owners & Seafood Processors (GATO&SP) was established in 1999.  The purpose of the creation of this association is to promote, foster and protect the rights, interests and welfare of its members; to regulate relations among members in respect of all facets of the harvesting and processing of seafood and to collect and circulate to members statistics and other relevant information relating to the harvesting of fish, shrimp and other seafood and the processing of such seafood in neighbouring and other Caribbean countries and elsewhere. The members comprise the owners of trawlers and seafood processors.

Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association
295 Quamina Street, Georgetown
Tel: +592-225-2217
Fax: +592-225-1828

President: Hilbert Shields

The Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association (GGDMA) was initially established in 1982. The rationale for establishing this organisation was based on two factors: the need for a unified body to represent all the gold and diamond miners and to promote the development of the sector. The Association has a membership of all miners, large, medium and small scale. The GGDMA prides itself on having a membership consisting of twenty top producers of the past ten years and having 80 percent of all minerals being sold produced by their members.

Guyana Manufacturing & Services Association Ltd.
157 Waterloo Street, Georgetown
Tel:+592-223-7405-6, +592-226-8131
Email:                                                                   Website:
President: Shyam Nokta

The Guyana Manufacturing & Services Association Ltd. (GMSA) was founded in 1963 as the Guyana Light Employers Association, the organization re-registered in 1967 as the Guyana Manufacturers' Association. In 2005, the Association formally changed its name to the Guyana Manufacturing and Services Association Limited in recognition to the growing services sub-sector. GMSA has established itself as the organization recognized by private firms and Guyana’s government as the body for consultation on matters regarding Guyana’s manufacturing sector and more recently our growing services sub-sector.

Guyana Region 3 Chamber of Commerce and Industry
56 Bushy Park, Old Road, Parika                                                              Tel: +592-264-0600
President: Mr. Richard Sukdeo
Guyana Rice Exporters and Millers Association Inc. 
157 Waterloo Street, North Cummingsburg, Georgetown                          Cell: +592-6875221
President:Mr. Rajindra Persaud
Institute of Private Enterprise Development
253 South Road, Georgetown
Fax: +592-223-7834
Email:                                                             Website:

CEO: Ramesh Persaud

The Institute of Private Enterprise Development (IPED) provides supervised loans and Business Development Services to groups and individuals of the Micro and Small Business Sectors countrywide. IPED is a company registered under the Company Act, Chapter 89:01 of the Laws of Guyana, as a not-for-profit and limited by guarantee institution.

Linden Chamber of Industry, Commerce and Development (LCICD) 

97-98 Republic Avenue, McKenzie, Linden                              Tel:+592-444-2901                                                                            Email:

President: Mr. Victor Fernandes

The Linden Chamber of Industry, Commerce and Development (LCICD) is a registered organisation established in 1962 and representing the interest of all type of Businesses in Region 10 ranging from small retailers to medium-sized enterprises and large companies such as, BOSAI, GT&T. LCICD is the only national recognised umbrella organisation for businesses in Region 10. LCICD maintains strong relationships with other private sector organisations, government agencies, and other Chambers in Guyana.

National Air Transport Association                                                      158 D Waterloo Street, North Cummingsburg, Georgetown               Cell: +5922259648                                                                                      E-mail:                                                       

President: Captain Gerald Gouveia

The National Air Transport Association (NATA), which was officially launched
on the 11th November, 2015 is Guyana's first broad based Aviation Association
which will amalgamate the views, interests and needs of all aviation
The association will include Pilots, Engineers, Air Traffic Controllers,
Mechanics, Flight Operations Personnel, Ramp Attendants, Administrators,
Flight Attendants, Owners, Operators, Aviation Medical and Legal Personnel
and a diaspora association of Guyanese Professional Aviators.

National Aquaculture Association of Guyana
Lot 251 Purshotam Street, Prashad Nagar, Georgetown, Guyana.
Tel: +592-227-7044
Fax: +592-223-7143
President: Beni Sankar

Established in 2007, The National Aquaculture Association of Guyana is a private sector, public sector, and donor forum for the promotion and education

Shipping Association of Guyana                                                10-11 Lombard St., Werk-en-Rust, Georgetown, Guyana. South America.                                                                                       Tel: +592 226-2169                                                                      Fax: +592 226-9656                                                                         Email:

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Tourism and Hospitality Association of Guyana                                 Tel: +5922259647                                                       Email:mitra@roraimaairways.comTHAG President: Mr. Mitra Ramkumar
Upper Corentyne Chamber of Commerce & Industry

157 Line Path ‘B’, Corriverton, Region 6, Guyana   Tel/Fax: +5923392935