Keisha is presently a Senior Consultant in the Consulting Department at Deloitte Trinidad since October 2008. In her 10 years at the firm, she has been involved in both the internal Human Resource function and client facing in the Human Capital space as a Consultant since 2014.
During this time, she has gained broad experience in the areas of Human Capital, Strategy & Operations and Education. Specific areas under Human Capital include Recruitment & Selection, Performance Management systems, Training and Development, HR Assessments, HR Policies & Procedures and HR Software. Under the Strategy and Operations function, she has experience in Process Management, Project Management and Finance management. Her Education experience includes Department reviews, Stakeholder engagement, stakeholder management, and Communication Plans.
While her professional experience is in the field of Human Capital, Strategy and Education, her educational background is in Business Administration and Management Studies. She recently completed her International Masters in Business Administration (IMBA) from the Arthur Lok Jack Global School of Business in 2016. Prior to this, she completed a Bachelor of Science in Management Studies with a minor in International Relations in 2008.
Her experience at HRMATT spans over five years sitting on various committees including HRMATT’s Biennial Conference Agenda Committee (2017) and the Marketing & Membership committee (2016 – 2018) before her appointment as the Public Relations Officer where her committees are Social Media, membership and events.
Coreen is a Senior Human Resource professional with over fifteen (15) years of diverse experience that spans both unionised and non-unionised organisations across various sectors. She has extensive hands-on experience leading HR initiatives for local, regional and multinational organisations.
Coreen is currently reading for a Masters degree in Business Psychology with Franklin University, Ohio. She has earned a Post Graduate Diploma in Mediation Studies (with distinction) from the University of the West Indies, Masters in Human Resource Management from the Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business, and a BA in Management from Heriot Watt University. She has several other professional certifications including Labour Studies, Alternative Dispute Resolution, and Training and Development. She also holds the designation of Senior Certified Professional from the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM-SCP).
Coreen was appointed Education and Research Officer to the Executive Board of HRMATT in May 2018. Under her portfolio includes the Training and Development, SHRM, Youth HR and Research committees.
Assistant Secretary/ Treasurer
Dernielle was elected to the Board of HRMATT in May, 2017 as the Assistant Secretary/Assistant Treasurer. Her role is to provide support to and act on behalf of the Secretary and Treasurer in their absence.
Dernielle has over 8 years of experience in the field of Human Resources Management in the Manufacturing and Financial Services sectors and is currently the Senior Human Resource Officer at a financial services institution. Prior to this, she briefly held the position of Human Resources Lead in a manufacturing environment. Additionally, she was the Human Resources Supervisor at a leading business supply company. Dernielle also offers consultancy and advisory services to smaller organizations.
Dernielle is passionate about Human Resource Management and she is especially focused in organisational transformation and development and coaching and mentoring individuals in effective leadership. She holds a Masters of Business Administration with HR Specialization from the Australian Institute of Business, Australia, receiving a Distinction in her thesis on Performance Management; a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from the University of Hertfordshire in London; a Certificate in Labour Laws of Trinidad & Tobago; an Advanced Diploma in Human Resources Management from the Association of Business Executives in London; a certificate in Event Management from The Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business, UWI, St. Augustine and various other professional certificates.
Nichola D. R. Harvey-Mitchell is a Success Coach, Author, Lecturer, Consultant, Inspirational
Speaker & Social Entrepreneur. One can easily describe her as a warm, purposeful, determined,
self-starter, results oriented, problem solver, risk taker, team player and leader.
She has over twenty-three (23) years of corporate and professional experience and held several key positions such as, Ag. Chief Technology Officer, Head Business Operations, Head Tobago
Operations, Head Business Effectiveness (CEO’s Office), Sales Team Leader, Operational Business Readiness Analyst, Human Resource Account Manager, Marketing Representative, Customer Service Representative. Added to this she was a Radio Announcer.
Academically, she possesses a MBA (International), mini MBA in Telecoms, BSc. in Sociology and Management and attained several local and international certificates in Customer Service,
Leadership, Organizational Development, Change Management, Public Relations, Speech
Broadcasting and Media, Competent Communicator from Toastmasters International, teaching
children about Entrepreneurship from Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) in New
York, Positive Psychology and Personal Development Coaching.
Finally, Mrs. Harvey-Mitchell is a proud product of Laventille and believes in her Personal
Mission of using her knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences gained over the years to realize
her truest God given potential and assist others in realizing theirs; in order to create more
successful individuals, families, communities, organizations and country.
Ms. Sarah Arneaud hold the position of Human Resource Manager in the financial services sector.
Sarah has over 15 years’ experience in the HR field and has worked at several major insurance companies in Trinidad & Tobago where she held both local and regional responsibilities in the management of Human Resources.
She is currently pursuing her MSc in HR at the Heriot Watt University and is the holder of a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration (BBA) from the University of New Brunswick, Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) from the Society for Human Resource Management, and Associate Life Management Institute (ALMI) from the Life Office Management Association (LOMA). She is certified in Industrial Relations and Health & Safety.
Sarah also holds the position of Secretary on the Board of Directors of the Human Resource Management Association of Trinidad and Tobago (HRMATT) and previously held the position of President of the LOMA Society of Trinidad and Tobago.
Maxine’s professional career has been spent in oil and gas and insurance sectors. Since 2000, she has run her private consulting practice, and through this has expanded her experiences to the service and retail, the hotel industry, the manufacturing sector, credit unions, NGOs and trade unions.
Over the years she has held the professional titles of Director, AVP – Strategic Planning & Implementation, Chief Operating Oﬃcer, Accountant and Senior Finance Professional. She has worked as a manager, leader, internal and external consultant.
Maxine is well equipped with a BSc Accounting and a MSc. Organisational Development (Dec 2018) to provide professional services to her clients. She has studied with the pioneers of Organisational Development and holds professional certiﬁcations as International Gestalt Organisational Leadership & Development, Evidence Based Coach, Certiﬁed Professional Facilitator, Certiﬁed Management Accountant and Quality Manager (former).
She has worked throughout the Caribbean and has worked with OD teams in Portugal, South Africa and Budapest.
She is the author of two business books that document her experiences and theories on leadership commitment and employee engagement. Change or Die – The Business Process Improvement Manual – this documents Attong’s uniquely designed ENGAGE methodology which is based on the work that she has done in this ﬁeld. Lead Your Team To Win – Voted as a must read book for entrepreneurs by WebForum, this book documents Maxine’s ideas on how leaders can eﬀectively lead teams.
Her work has been featured on Huﬃngton Post, AMA Playbook, TD Magazine, HRMATT Magazine and a host of online publications.
Her personal mission is to assist leaders become giants.
Nicholette Johnson is a Human Resource Professional with over 22 years Human Resource Management experience in Retail, Service, and Oil and Gas industries. Nicholette is the holder of a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Texas A&M University and a Masters of Science (with distinction) in Human Resource Management from the University of the West Indies, Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business.
Nicholette is an HR generalist with areas of deep competence in Employee and Industrial Relations, as well as Recruitment and selection. She is currently the Senior Manager HR Business Relations at Nutrien’s (the world’s largest producer of crop nutrients) Trinidad site in Point Lisas where her portfolio includes Human Resource management and Corporate Relations.
In addition to her corporate portfolio, Nicholette is the Vice President of the Human Resource Management Association of Trinidad and Tobago (HRMATT), is a member of the Employers Consultative Association Industrial Relations Committee and is a founding member of the Association of Female Executives of Trinidad and Tobago (AFETT).
Nicholette is a self-confessed shopaholic and enjoys hiking, foreign travel and theatre.