Ms. Alison Lewis was appointed to the Board in August 2014. She is a former Public Servant who served for over twenty-nine years in the Ministry of Finance and rose to the position of Permanent Secretary of that Ministry, a position that she held for eleven years. She has served as a member of a number of Boards of Directors including the Boards of the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago, the Trinidad and Tobago Securities and Exchange Commission, the Trinidad and Tobago Unit Trust Corporation and the Heritage and Stabilization Fund. Ms. Lewis has recently been appointed to the Board of Republic Bank Limited and is a member of the Economic Development Advisory Board. During the period 2001 to 2003 Ms. Lewis served as advisor to the Executive Director at the World Bank in Washington DC returning home in 2003 shortly before being appointed Permanent Secretary.
Ms. Lewis holds a BA in Economics and Management from the University of the West Indies (UWI), St. Augustine and became a distinguished awardee on the occasion of the UWI Alumni’s 25th anniversary. In addition, Ms. Lewis is the holder of the Public Service Medal of Merit (Gold) for outstanding and meritorious service to Trinidad and Tobago.