The Chairman and the Commissioners
Mr. Justice Zainool Hosein (Ret).
Chairman, Integrity Commission
Mr. Justice Zainool Hosein (Ret) is a recipient of the Chaconia Medal Gold (1999) for long and meritorious service to the Republic of Trinidad in the sphere of Law. A 1962 graduate of University of She‑eld in the United Kingdom, he was elevated in 1966 to the bar of Lincoln’s Inn, one of four Inns of Court in London to which barristers of England and Wales belong and where they are called to the Bar. In Trinidad, he spent ten years at the Law Chambers of his elder brother, Queen’s Counsel Tajmool Hosein –also a violinist of repute -but later he moved back to England where he set up civil and criminal practice in the Midland and Oxford circuit.
Justice Hosein returned to Trinidad in 1983 and was appointed a Judge of the High Court. Ten years later he was elevated to the Court of Appeal and presided over both criminal and civil appeals. Justice Hosein, as part of his legal consultancy held positions of:
• Chairman of the Ramdhanie Commission of Enquiry
• Chairman of the Environmental Commission of Trinidad and Tobago
• Special Examiner on behalf of Florida District Court and
• Member of International Chamber of Commerce Tribunal on ICC Disputes.
Justice Zainool Hosein is also a capable harmonica, trumpet and conga player.
Mr. Rajiv Persad.
Deputy Chairman, Integrity Commission
Mr. Rajiv Persad. an Attorney at law in private practice, has had extensive practice at all levels in Criminal and Public Law (Constitutional Law, Human Rights and Judicial Review) Law of Tort, Contract and Commercial Law. He acted as High Court Judge of the Supreme Courts in Trinidad, Grenada, the British Virgin Islands, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines. He earned a Bachelor of Arts (History and Law) at the University of the West Indies, a Bachelors of Laws from the Buckingham University and a Certificate of Legal Education from the Hugh Wooding Law School. He has a Certificate in Mediation. The new Deputy Chairman has participated in several notable High Court trials, both Criminal and Civil.
Mr. Pete London
Member, Integrity Commission
Mr. Pete London is an Accountant and business executive with a highly successful track record in logistics, operations, financial management, information systems development/implementation, profitability enhancement and strategic planning.
Mrs. Angela Young Lai
Member, Integrity Commission
Mrs. Angela Young Lai, A former Vice-Principal of Holy Faith Convent, Penal, Mrs. Angela Young Lai began her teaching career in 1968 at St. Joseph's Convent, San Fernando before moving to the Palo Seco Government Secondary School where she spent 27 years as a teacher and Vice-Principal. She earned her Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics from St. Benedicts, St Joseph, Minnesota, U.S.A. and a Diploma in Education from the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine. Mrs. Young Lai particpated in sereval courses to hone her skills as an administrator and is involved in her community as a Lay Minister, she also faciliated "Common-sense Parenting Workshops."
The Integrity Commissioners -
L-R Mr. Deonarine Jaggernauth, Mr. Rajiv Persad, Justice Zainool Hosein (Chairman), Mrs. Angela Young Lai and Mr. Pete London.