Beyond Indentureship Indo-Trinidadian Entrepreneurs
May 29, 2023 6:30 PM
Hemraj Ramdath
Beyond Indentureship Indo-Trinidadian Entrepreneurs

Hemraj Ramdath, a Canadian-based Business Consultant and researcher, has spent the past four decades working globally in the energy and fast- moving consumer goods (FMCG) sectors. He began his career with the United Nations (ECLA) and thereafter, held executive positions with several multinational and regional corporations with responsibility for Strategy, Branding, Global Entry,
Innovation and Business Development. This included the position of Barbados Country Manager, with Shell Oil Company, VP Global Business with S.M. Jaleel & Co Ltd., VP Strategy, and Business Development at Petrotrin. He is currently engaged in the management of a Miami-based Distribution center supporting Caribbean brands into the North American market.

He has worked in 42 countries and lived in 5, (Trinidad, USA, South Africa, Canada, and Barbados). He holds a BA, combined honours in Political Science and Economics, and an Executive Masters of Business (EMBA).

He is a Charter member of the Rotary Club of Barbados South, a former member of the Rotary Club Port of Spain, a life member of the National Council. of Indian Culture (NCIC) and a board member of the Kathak Kala Sangam Inc., Trinidad.

He is passionate about building brands and working with companies to enter new markets and mentoring young entrepreneurs. He was a lecturer in business at Roytec TT, Centennial College in Canada and now with IUDI in Cameroon.

He is married to Sherry (who was a member of the Inner Wheel Club Barbados) and has two daughters, Ramona and Rehanna and 1 granddaughter, Sarina. He currently lives in Ottawa, Canada.