Prof. Rajendra Ramlogan, Chairman
Dr. Rajendra Ramlogan is the Professor, Commercial and Environmental Law at the University of the West Indies. Professor Ramlogan obtained a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of the West Indies. Professor Ramlogan graduated with a Masters of Law in International Legal Studies from the New York University School of Law, and a Doctorate in International Environmental Law from the University of Cambridge. Professor Ramlogan is a Fellow of the Cambridge Commonwealth Society. Prior to his university career, Professor Ramlogan worked in the local oil industry, and also enjoyed a stint as a Foreign Intern at the highly prestigious Washington DC law firm, Wilmer, Cutler and Pickering (now Wilmer Hale).
Professor Ramlogan has published numerous books and articles covering subjects such as Business Law, Commercial Law, Judicial Review, Sustainable Development, International Environmental Law, National Environmental Legal systems (Trinidad and Tobago and Cuba), Environmental Health, Environmental Refugees, International Environmental Crimes, Development and the Environment, Environmental Democracy, Human Rights in Japan, International Security and Energy Joint Ventures.
Mr. Frederick Gilkes, Deputy Chairman
Mr. Frederick Gilkes was appointed Deputy Chairman of the Integrity Commission of Trinidad and Tobago on December 17, 2018. Mr. Gilkes has served as a partner at JD Sellier & Co. for thirteen (13) years and as the firm’s Chief Executive Officer for one (1) year. He currently serves as Head of Chambers at the Caribbean Commercial Law Chambers and as an Executive Member of the Law Association of Trinidad and Tobago. His extensive experience in the legal field spans Civil Litigation, Intellectual Property Litigation, Admiralty Law and Banking, Securities and Securities Law.
He was admitted to practise law in Trinidad and Tobago, Antigua and Barbuda, Grenada and St. Vincent and the Grenadines in 1988,1994, 2006 and 2014 respectively. Mr Gilkes has also served as Director of key companies in Trinidad and Tobago and has tutored and lectured at the Faculty of Law, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus, principally in Criminal Law and Contract Law. He is also a certified mediator and has a keen interest in football.
Ms. Eleanor Bridgeman- Volney, Member
Ms. Eleanor Bridgeman-Volney was appointed Member of the Integrity Commission of Trinidad and Tobago on August 03, 2018. Ms. Bridgeman-Volney served in the Inland Revenue Division of the Ministry of Finance for thirty-five (35) years, where she functioned in key positions, such as Head of the Legal Section, Chief State Counsel and one of the Board’s Managers during the period 1992 to 2015.
She was admitted to practise law in Trinidad and Tobago in 1979. In 2008, she was also appointed as a Member of the Permanent Double Taxation Team of the Ministry of Finance. Ms. Bridgeman-Volney currently operates a private tax consultancy practice in Trinidad and Tobago. She is passionate about Latin and ballroom dancing and is an avid gardener. She also has a penchant for events management.