Minister Hinds to address Credit Union Leaders on how they can partner with Government in Youth and National Development

Chaguanas, Trinidad – Septeber 9, 2020: President of the Central Finance Facility (CFF), has expressed delight and optimism in response to the agreement of the Minister of Youth Development and National Services, the Honorable Fitzgerald Hinds to deliver the feature address at the CFF’s Virtual Thought Leadership Session.

The Central Finance Facility CFF which is the Financial and Developmental Institution of the local Cooperative Movement hosts regular Thought Leadership Sessions to stimulate the formulation of strategies for both the individual Cooperative and the Cooperative movement.

The session which will be held on Friday, September 18th 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m, will be the organisation’s fifth virtual session since the Covid-19 Pandemic and will carry as its main theme: “Ensuring Credit Union Competitiveness in the Covid-19 Era and Beyond”

Minister Hinds whose Ministry has the responsibility for Cooperative Development will speak on the topic: “How Can Credit Unions Enhance Their Competitiveness by Being Partners with Government in Improving the Lives of Their Members”. Given the mandate of Minister Hinds and the philosophy of the Cooperative movement, it is expected that there will be synergies particularly in the areas of youth, human development, wealth creation and national development.

The other presenters will be:

Mr. Kristofer Granger – Marketing and Branding Genius

  • Improving Competitiveness By Building and maintaining trustworthy member relationships In a Cloud based Environment

Ms. Hermese Duncan Alexander – HR Consultant/Entrepreneur

  • Improving Credit Union Competitiveness by Enhancing Leadership and Governance Competencies

Mr. Jaysen Francis – Founder and CEO of LXE | Entrepreneurial & Start-Up Coach

  • Improving Competitiveness through the Value Proposition of Empowering Members through Entrepreneurship and by creating sustainable investments

Mr. Ronald Hinds – CEO, Teleios Systems Limited

  • Improving Credit Union Competitiveness in the New Normal Using Cloud Based Models