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Vishnu Dhanpaul

Permanent Secretary

Mr. Vishnu Dhanpaul returned  in January 2017 as head Permanent Secretary to the Ministry of Finance  – a place where he has spent most of his public service life. Outside of the Ministry of Finance, Mr. Dhanpaul has diligently served as Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Energy and Energy Affairs and the Ministry of Public Utilities. Mr. Dhanpaul is also a former member staff of the Executive Directors’ Offices of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group in Washington DC.

 

Suzette Lee Chee

Suzette Lee Chee

Suzette Taylor-Lee Chee

Permanent Secretary

Mrs. Suzette Taylor-Lee Chee has been appointed Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Finance. Mrs Taylor-Lee Chee begun her career at the Ministry of Finance in September 1992 as Economist I assigned to the Monetary Fiscal and Trade Division.

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Lisa Phillips

Ms. Lisa Phillips

Permanent Secretary (Ag.)

Ms. Lisa Phillips has been appointed to act as Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Finance (MoF) with effect from May 2nd, 2016.  Ms. Phillips, a career public servant with over 30 years tenure, assumed as a Clerk 1 in 1982, in the Ministry of Health.  As she worked her way up the ladder, she served in several capacities in various Ministries gaining valuable experience. 

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Michelle Durham-Kissoon

Michelle Durham-Kissoon

Permanent Secretary (Ag.)

Mrs. Michelle Durham-Kissoon has been appointed Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Finance (Ag.) with effect from Wednesday 2nd November, 2016. Mrs. Durham-Kissoon has over twenty-three years’ experience in mobilising external project financing and managing Trinidad and Tobago’s engagements with Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs).  Her external financing experience began in the early 1990’s in the Ministry of Planning and Development with the mobilisation of European Development Fund (EDF) grant resources for Social Infrastructure

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Jennifer Lutchman

Ms. Jennifer Lutchman

Deputy Permanent Secretary

Mrs. Jennifer Lutchman joined the Ministry of Finance on 12th July, 2017 after spending most of her working career in the Auditor General’s Department. She has been a Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants since 2002 and a Fellow of the Association since 2007.

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Savitree Seepersad

Ms. Savitree Seepersad

Deputy Permanent Secretary (Ag.)

Mrs. Savitree Seepersad has been appointed to act Deputy Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Finance with effect from November 2, 2015. Her portfolio includes responsibility for the Public Private Partnership Unit, Double Tax Treaty Unit, Insolvency Unit, Procurement Reform, Public Financial Management Reform and the Central Audit Committee.

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Yvonne Neemacharan

 Ms. Yvonne Neemacharan

Deputy Permanent Secretary (Ag.)

Ms. Yvonne Neemacharan has been appointed to act Deputy Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Finance effective 2nd, May 2016. Ms. Neemacharan began her career in the Public Service in November 1988 as a Temporary Clerk 1 within the Treasury Division.

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