Executive Director of the Trinidad and Tobago Unit Trust Corporation, Nigel Edwards brings a wealth of experience with more than 25 years of strategic management at the highest levels across an array of disciplines. Edwards continues to lead the cultural, commercial and technological transformation of the Corporation, focused on a customer-centric approach and driving technological transformation to cater for UTC’s future growth and expansion. He has demonstrated visionary leadership throughout his career and is a vigorous advocate that people are a company’s strongest asset, and they are the foundation for value-creation for all stakeholders. Prior to his current role, he served as Chief Executive of Tatil Life Assurance Limited, having spent 16 years in various leadership positions in the ANSA McAl group. Throughout his career, he has guided multiple complex mergers and acquisitions and corporate reorganisations and restructuring efforts.
Mr Edwards has served as a non-executive Director on several listed companies on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange as well as on several public interest company Boards. He is active in several community organisations across Trinidad and Tobago. A national scholarship winner from St Augustine Senior Comprehensive School, he is the holder of a MSc. Finance from the London Business School and a BSc. Management Studies from the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine. Mr. Edwards is also a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).