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Stacy Roopnarine
Consultant , Self
POS, Trinidad And Tobago
Analytical, intuitive, highly motivated and result oriented manager with over 10 years of professional experience. A successful track record of managing large scale projects as a Minister of Government and Member of Parliament. Passionate about improving the lives of people, service to others and energized by challenges and innovation.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Administration, Management, Accounting/Finance, Procurement
  • Communications, IT, Media, Knowledge Management, Editor
  • Government/Governance, Reforms
  • Infrastructure, Technology, Engineering, Science
  • Social, Education, Gender, Youth, Child
Professional Experience:
MINISTER OF STATE, GOVERNMENT OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO, JUN 2010 - SEP 2015
I served as a Minister of State in the Government of Trinidad and Tobago, in the Ministries of Sport and Youth Affairs, Works and Transport, and Gender Youth and Child Development. Major responsibilities included:

1. Lead role in running, managing and improving the various Ministries.
2. Policy and Legislation formulation in areas such as Women Empowerment, Violence against Women, Child Protection, National Youth Policy, Social policies, Transportation network, Road/bridges/landslip programs, traffic reduction strategies.
3. Ministerial Oversight of several large projects.
4. Represented Trinidad and Tobago internationally at several conferences including United Nations Women and Youth conferences.
5. Member of the Finance and General Purpose Subcommittee of the Cabinet of Trinidad and Tobago with responsibility for financial oversight of expenditure.
6. Member of the Law Review Subcommittee of the Cabinet of Trinidad and Tobago with responsibility for legislation review before Parliamentary debates.



MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT, PARLIAMENT OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO, Jun 2010 – Jun 2015
As an elected Member of Parliament, the major Responsibilities included:

1. Infrastructure development of a rural constituency including the delivery of basic goods and services such as roads, water lines and lighting.
2. People-centered development via Health and Career Fairs and Social Programs
3. Launched Project Touch initiative which brought the services of the MP office directly to the constituents.
4. Representation in the Parliament through debates of several legislation for the improvement of the lives of citizens
5. Represented Trinidad and Tobago internationally at several Parliamentary conferences including Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Conference
6. Member of the Joint Select Committee of Parliament responsible for oversight of Expenditure of several Ministries and State Enterprises

ENGINEER AT DIGICEL TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO LTD, Jun 2005– Jun 2010
Major responsibilities included design and implementation of GSM/GPRS network and thereafter management of the network
Education:
I am currently pursuing a Masters in Business Management (MBA) at the Heriot Watt University, with an anticipated end date of Dec 2016.

I am the holder of a Bsc Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago, where I graduated in 2005.

Affiliations and Achievements:
INTERESTS AND MEMBERSHIPS:

- Volunteered with the International Telecommunications Union via United Nations, 2016
- Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2005 to present (includes IEEE young professionals and IEEE women in engineering)
- Served as member of the Commonwealth Parliament Association (CPA) and Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians (CWP), 2010-2015
- Served as Chairman of the Women’s Arm of the political party United National Congress (2012 – 2015)
- Worked with several charitable organizations and NGO’s in Trinidad and Tobago
- Qualified Grade C Football Referee

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    Years of Experience:
    10-15 years
    Highest Qualification:
    Bachelors
    Languages:
    English
    Nationality:
    Trinidad And Tobago
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