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Opening Remarks delivered by Mr. Krishna Boodhai – Chairman, UTC UTC’s SEA Scholarship Award Ceremony July 28, 2016

  • Elma Joyeau Campbell, School Supervisor III, Port of Spain and Environs Education District
  • UTC Executive Director, Mr. Ian Chinapoo
  • Dionne Guischard, Psychologist, Families in Action
  • Members of the Management Team of the Unit Trust Corporation
  • UTC Scholars
  • Parents, grandparents and relatives
  • Members of the Media
  • Ladies and Gentlemen

It gives me immense pleasure to be here with you this morning to share a momentous and auspicious occasion.  To the parentsand guardianswho took the time to be here, members of the UTC management andof course, our celebrated UTC scholars, it is with great pride I welcome youto the 20th anniversary of Unit Trust Corporation’s SEA ScholarshipProgramme. Read More

Address delivered by Mr. Ian Chinapoo – Executive Director UTC’s SEA Scholarship Award Ceremony July 28, 2016

  • Elma Joyeau Campbell, School Supervisor III, Port of Spain and Environs Education District
  • UTC Chairman Mr. Krishna Boodhai
  • Dionne Guischard, Psychologist, Families in Action
  • Members of the Management Team of the Unit Trust Corporation
  • UTC Scholars
  • Parents, grandparents and relatives
  • Members of the Media
  • Ladies and Gentlemen

Let me say it is indeed an honourto celebrate with you the 20thanniversary of the Unit Trust Corporation’s SEA Scholarship Awards. What an accomplishment! If it feels like we are blowing our own trumpet, well we are. Read More

Ms. Gayle Daniel-Worrell,  Vice President, Marketing, Communications and Distribution Channels, (center) is surrounded by Trinidad and Tobago Women cricketers  (left to right) Anisa Mohammed, Stacy Ann King, Merissa Aguilleira, and Britney Cooper who were victorious in the 2016 ICC Women’s World Twenty 20.  As part of our Corporate Social Responsibility, UTC remains committed in its support of sports to the country’s development and recognizes the positive impact it plays on our youth.  The 2016 ICC Women's World Twenty20 was the fifth edition of the ICC Women's World Twenty20, the world championship of women's Twenty20 International cricket. India hosted the event for the first time, with matches played from 15 March to 3 April 2016.  In the tournament final, the West Indies defeated defending champions Australia by eight wickets, claiming their first title. The TT players were recently presented with $40,000 in Gift of Units for their stellar performance at UTC’s Head Office at Independence Square, Port of Spain.

Ms. Gayle Daniel-Worrell, Vice President, Marketing, Communications and Distribution Channels, (center) is surrounded by Trinidad and Tobago Women cricketers (left to right) Anisa Mohammed, Stacy Ann King, Merissa Aguilleira, and Britney Cooper who were victorious in the 2016 ICC Women’s World Twenty 20. As part of our Corporate Social Responsibility, UTC remains committed in its support of sports to the country’s development and recognizes the positive impact it plays on our youth. The 2016 ICC Women’s World Twenty20 was the fifth edition of the ICC Women’s World Twenty20, the world championship of women’s Twenty20 International cricket. India hosted the event for the first time, with matches played from 15 March to 3 April 2016. In the tournament final, the West Indies defeated defending champions Australia by eight wickets, claiming their first title. The TT players were recently presented with $40,000 in Gift of Units for their stellar performance at UTC’s Head Office at Independence Square, Port of Spain.

HELD ON JUNE 15TH, 2016

 “ATTITUDE IS A LITTLE THING THAT MAKES A BIG DIFFERENCE.”

  • Archdeacon Kenley Baldeo (representing The Right Reverend Claude Berkley, Bishop of Trinidad and Tobago) & other Members of the Clergy
  • Hollis Nicholas – Deputy Chairman of the Board of Management (BOM) and Other Members of the BOM
  • Members of the TRINCOL Board of Management
  • Jennifer Doyle – Director
  • Derek West – Principal Trinity College East (TCE)
  • Perle Brewster – Principal Bishop Anstey High School East (BAHSE)
  • Shinelly Swan – Head of Sixth Form
  • Members of the Senior Management Team
  • Specially Invited Guests
  • Parents
  • Ladies and Gentlemen
  • Graduates
  • Students

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 ADDRESS BY THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR MR. IAN CHINAPOO ON THE OCCASION OF THE TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO UNIT TRUST CORPORATION’S 34TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING HELD ON MAY 24TH, 2016 AT QUEEN’S HALL ST. ANNS, PORT-OF-SPAIN

INTRODUCTION
Thank you Master of Ceremony for your kind words of introduction. Mr. Krishna Boodhai, Chairman of the Unit Trust Corporation, fellow Directors of the Trust, Representative of the Auditor General, Specially invited guests, Members of my Executive Team, Management and Staff of the Corporation, Unitholders, Representatives of the print and electronic media, ladies and gentlemen. I am delighted to welcome you to our 34THAnnual General Meeting. Read More

 ADDRESS BY MR. KRISHNA BOODHAI – CHAIRMANON THE OCCASION OF THE TRINIDAD & TOBAGOUNIT TRUST CORPORATION’S 34TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
HELD ON TUESDAY MAY 24TH, 2016 AT THE QUEEN’S HALL, ST. ANNS

GOOD EVENING, Fellow Directors of the Trust, representative of the Auditor General, specially invited guests, Management and staff of the Corporation, our valued Unitholders, representatives of the media, ladies and gentlemen, it gives me great pleasure to be addressing you at our thirty-fourth (34th) Annual General Meeting of the Trinidad and Tobago Unit Trust Corporation. Read More

March 10th, 2016

UTC lump sum blog 2016

What about that lump sum?
What happens if you suddenly find yourself in receipt of a large sum of money? Receiving a lump sumcan be very exciting because it’s rare to have the opportunity to spend or invest a large amount of money at one time. But figuring out what to do with a lump sum pay-out can also be very stressful, especially if you aren’t comfortable making sound financial decisions. Read More

February 29th, 2016

Managing a downturn

Say the word “downturn” and it can send a chill up your spine. It’s a word that spawns fear and breeds indecision. But from the novice to the most fastidious of investors, you can manage your finances and maintain your wealth during an economic slowdown. The key to taking control of expenses is to budget and exercise prudence in your spending. In a downturn, tough decisions need to be about how you manage your money, what you spend it on and what financial priorities come into play.  Read More

2ndFebruary, 2016:Even as companies and consumers face the reality of an economic downturn, they need to shift their focus and look for ways to capitalize on the myriad of opportunitiesthat could arise in an economicdownturn, according to Executive Director, Unit Trust Corporation, Ian Chinapoo.

Chinapoo’scomments were made while delivering an address as a guest speaker at Nestlé’s Trinidad & Tobago and Nestlé Caribbean’s 2016 Kick-Off meeting,recently held at Hilton Trinidad and Conference Centre. The Executive Director’s presentationfocused on Trinidad and Tobago’s current economic climate and what it means for the consumer and organizations in their day to day operations and decision making. The theme was titled, “Challenges, Shifting Priorities
&Opportunities That Will Confront Households & Firms in 2016.” Read More