Strategic Leadership Team

Ayanna Mc Gowan — General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Ms. Ayanna Mc Gowan is an Attorney-at-Law with over 25years’ experience; eighteen (18) of those spent in the financial services industry.

As General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Ms. Mc Gowan has executive responsibility for legal affairs which includes the management of the Corporation’s corporate governance as well as legislative and regulatory compliance. She also provides guidance to Corporation’s business units in Trinidad and Tobago and the Corporation’s overseas operations.

Ms. Mc Gowan joined the Corporation in 2017 as Legal Counsel, with responsibility for contractual obligations and regulatory compliance. Before joining the UTC, she served as Legal Counsel for a leading regional bank, overseeing a team responsible for contract management, product innovation, and overseas operations.

She holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons.) from The University of the West Indies and a Certificate of Legal Education from the Hugh Wooding Law School. She is a member of the Law Association of Trinidad and Tobago, the Barbados Bar Association and the Jamaican Bar Association.