Dr. Mahindra Ramesh Ramdeen is the Chief Executive Officer of the Trinidad & Tobago Manufacturers Association (TTMA).
Since 2005, Ramesh served as Trade Development Specialist at the TTMA. Prior to this, Ramesh worked at the Ministry of Trade and Industry in two capacities – that of a Fair Trading Investigator for approximately 4 years, where his specialty was in the area of Trade Remedies and Competition Policy and Law, and as an Economist for a period of 6 years. He was also an Economist/Investigator with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade.
Dr. Ramdeen possesses a first degree in Economics, a post graduate diploma in International Relations as well as a Masters degree in the same discipline. He also possesses a second Masters Degree (with distinction) in the area of International Trade Policy.
In 2012, Ramesh completed a full program in Export Marketing and is fully certified as an Export Marketing Trainer. He has trained a number of CEOs of Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs) within Trinidad and Tobago and the wider Caricom region in Export Marketing. He has completed his PhD in Trade with the Australian Institute of Business and graduated as of November 2015.