The TCI Business Outlook Conference brings together decision makers, thinkers and achievers from various segments of the local, regional and global economy to discuss ideas and trends impacting businesses today. Our line-up of accomplished speakers will deliver thought-provoking presentations that are sure to educate and inspire, well beyond the conference.
Hon. Sharlene Cartwright-Robinson became the first female Premier of the Turks and Caicos Islands in December 2016, after leading the Peopleâ€™s Democratic Movement (PDM) to victory in the General Elections. She is also the first elected female leader of the British Overseas Territories. She currently holds the portfolio of Minister of Finance.
Vincent Vanderpool-Wallace's experience as co-president of Resorts International,then the largest private company in The Bahamas, as Director General of Bahamas Tourism, as Secretary General & CEO of the Caribbean Tourism Organization and most recently as Minister of Tourism of The Bahamas has made him an ideal advisor to both private companies and governments in the tourism and hospitality aren
Oliver Mills was born in South Caicos, and graduated from the University of the West Indies with a B.A.(Hons.) in Government and History.He holds a Masterâ€™s Degree in the Philosophy and Sociology of Education from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada.He was later awarded a Commonwealth Scholarship to The University of London, where he earned Master of Arts Degree in Educational Administrati
John Rutherford took up the position as the first Chief Executive of Invest Turks and Caicos (Invest TCI) on 1 December 2015. He has a strong background of working in the field of foreign direct investment and has been employed by, or advised, Governments, Economic Development Agencies and Investment Promotion Agencies around the world since 1990.
Franklin A. Hoevertsz has been the Managing Director of Utilities Aruba since 2010. Previously he worked with the Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency, the Aruban Foreign Investment Agency (Deputy Managing Director), the FCCA (Aruban Housing and Mortgage Institution) as Managing Director, and as a private consultant for real estate development.