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Our Board

SHARON INGLEFIELD is a Director having joined in 2009. As the President of the Road Safety Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) she is passionate and willing to work with stakeholders of road safety, offering her unwavering support, knowledge and commitment.

She is result oriented and recommends interventions, as part of a risk based approach to road safety, having attended a number of international workshops and meetings, provided by the United Nations World Health Organisation (UN/WHO), the Global Alliance of NGOs of Road Safety, and the International Road Federation (IRF).

JAN LANDRETH-SMITH is a Director, and a Civil Engineer with over 30 years’ experience of overseeing the management, engineering, design and construction of projects within Trinidad & Tobago and the wider Caribbean. Has been a Senior Executive with over 17 years of leadership experience managing, developing and providing solutions and growth strategies.

Managed project staff, reviewed engineering design projects, construction supervision, negotiations and contractual claim matters.Good working knowledge of FIDIC contract laws and OSH laws and relevant HSE regulations. Extensive experience in precast/prestressed concrete, deep foundation piling systems, bridges, jetties, docks, marinas and major building structures.

DEBRA THOMPSON is a Director, and a litigation Attorney with M Hamel-Smith & Co, and has experience in the areas of Insurance, Medical negligence, Commercial litigation and Arbitration and has been involved in several Arbitrations involving construction contract as well as medical negligence.

Debra Thompson also has oversight of the Corporate Secretarial Practice Group. As an Instructing Attorney of over 30 years, she has extensive working and practical knowledge of the Civil Proceedings Rules and also possesses management skills in a commercial environment. She relates to and understands clients’ needs on a practical level, including commercial demands for prompt and solution-oriented results.

RAE JULIEN FURLONGE is a Director, and has been involved in professional practice in transportation planning and traffic engineering for more than 33 years in both the public and private sectors within Trinidad and Tobago and the wider Caribbean Region.

He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), a Fellow the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), a Fellow of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) of the USA, a Fellow of the Association of Professional engineers of Trinidad and Tobago (APETT), and a Member of the Association for European Transport (AET). He is a Past-President of APETT. Rae holds a PhD in Civil (Transportation) Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology at Roorkee, India.

SEAMUS J CLARKE is a Director rejoining the board having served in the earlier years of Arrive Alive. Seamus is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK), a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Trinidad and Tobago and holds a Practising Certificate from ACCA and a Bachelor of Science  (Accounting), Upper Second-Class Honours from the University of the West Indies. Seamus has over twenty-eight (28) years of experience in the accounting, banking, energy and outsourcing fields. His experience includes financial management, budgeting, treasury management, corporation and income tax, payroll, and insurance related activities. Seamus has served in both public and private board positions within the last twenty years.

Seamus is a former national table tennis player and has served in other volunteer organizations. Some of these are Sportsman Employment Agency, St. Mary’s College Past Students Union, Arrive Alive!, Foundation For Human Development, St. Francis of Assisi Church and Solo Crusaders Table Tennis Club.

DAVID BARTHOLOMEW is a highly qualified professional offering over twenty-five (25) years of experience in fleet management, engineering and the procurement of vehicles and more than fifteen (15) years in Executive Management and Corporate Planning.   He is a results-focused and effective team leader with negotiating, problem-solving and strong communication skills. Mr. Bartholomew is also a Consultant in the design and operation of vehicle maintenance facilities to turnkey standard regionally.

DR. GRAHAM KING has 16 years of experience in the automotive industry and is currently a member of the Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering at the University of the West Indies. He is also the Coordinator of the Mechanical & Manufacturing Enterprise Research Centre building and overseeing collaborative projects with industrial, governmental and academic partners.

Dr King’s doctoral studies focused on innovatively applying cutting-edge knowledge to improve processes and competitiveness in the automotive industry. It ensured the success of modern Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles.

He spent three years with The University of Warwick developing and implementing innovative methods for both OEMs and the supply chain.

His career spans the entire motor industry from concept design to service and repair.

Dr King has served as a panellist on the Trinidad & Tobago “Idea 2 Innovation” competition and is a member of the Ministry of Planning & Sustainable Development Technical Steering Committee on Innovation. He was chair of a Trinidad & Tobago Bureau of Standards Committee revising Vehicle Emissions standards and served on the “Motor Vehicle Exhaust Emissions Standards Implementation Committee” in the Ministry of Transport.

As a lecturer at UWI, Dr King has worked on and supervised research projects in a range of fields, but mainly focused on automotive applications. He is also interested in renewable energy, participating in the EDULINK/ACP funded CAP4Inno project with partners from Alicante University (Spain), Chalmers University (Sweden), UTEC (Jamaica) and INTEC (DR). Dr King is contributing to developing the national/regional innovation ecosystem by spearheading a Foresighting Programme for the Energy Services Sector.

As Global Director of Global Leadership Interlink, a professional network of values-based leaders with Chapters in 27 countries around the world, Dr King oversees the mentoring and development of future leaders by speaking at conferences, seminars and training workshops. He is also a member of the Executive Team of Congress WBN, a global, faith-based, not-for-profit organisation with operations in 85 countries and probably one of the most innovative entities to emerge from Trinidad & Tobago.

Dr. King has a First-Class Honours degree in Automotive Engineering and a Master’s Degree in Engineering Management and an Engineering Doctorate. He is a Chartered Mechanical Engineer.