Six new members have been appointed to the Industrial Court.
The new members recently received their instruments of appointment from the President of the Industrial Court Deborah Thomas-Felix who welcomed them to the court.
They were also greeted by the chairman of the Essential Services Division Lawrence
Achong who was reappointed as chairman and the court’s executive.
The new members of the court are Wendy Ali, Indra Rampersad-Suite, Angela Hamel-Smith, Elizabeth Solomon, Vincent Cabrera and Nizam Khan, who was reappointed after serving as a magistrate
Ali, an attorney, has been in corporate law and senior management for 25 years.
Prior to joining the court she was the chief executive officer at the North West Regional Health Authority. She has served on the executive of several State bodies including the National Insurance Property Development Company Limited (NIPDEC) and the National Insurance Board of T&T.
She will preside in the Essential Services Division.
Rampersad-Suite is lawyer and chartered accountant. She has served as State Counsel II in the Ministry of Finance, Inland Revenue Division since 2012 and has held several leadership positions over her 24-year career at the ministry.
She will preside in the General Services Division.
Hamel-Smith has over 35experience in the field of human resources and industrial relations.
She was the Group Manager, Human Resource at Massy Limited for 20 and was also a member of the Industrial Relations Committee of the T&T Chamber of Industry and Commerce.
She served on several boards including the Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission, the Statutory Service Commission and the Government Human Resources Services Company.