Astrid F. Kowlessar believes strongly in progress. Progress truly strengthens individuals, communities, businesses, governments...the world.
In ancient Rome central fires were kept constantly burning to ensure growth and progress of the Civilization. It is of due importance to fan the flames of progress and innovation through all strata of the value chain. Our continuity depends on this strong fire of conviction.
Astrid F. Kowlessar has 15+ years of formal strategic planning, governance, and project development expertise.She is passionate to obsession about emerging markets. Astrid believes that training and education with an entrepreneurial dimension along ALL lines of the value chain is essential for growth. She believes fervently in the restructuring of corporations and of governments to ensure a higher level of transparency and participation. She is a proponent of women in business, having come from a long line of business women. She is a strong Klout Influencer, a philanthropic socialite with a taste for Haute Cuisine, Haute Horlogerie, Haute Fashion and Exotic Automotives.
Astrid joined the Risk Analytics Unit at Citgroup Trinidad & Tobago as Risk Manager for the Energy Sector. In May 2007, she was handpicked as one of thirteen analysts from the entire Latin American region to be part of the Latin American Portfolio Management, headquartered at Banco Citibank, Brazil.
Astrid has also served as Managing Partner with Sente Capital Management LLC out of San Mateo California, assisting in the development of the boutique IP asset-backed Venture Capital Technology Fund. She has project led the Accessibility Capital Improvement process for Miami-Dade County with top infrastructure consultancy Reynolds Smith & Hills.
Astrid currently is the Director, Business & Project Strategy of Vezta Triumph Ltd. based out of Trinidad W.I. The emphasis is on organizational structure through comprehensive strategic planning, corporate governance, sustainable project management, and project development for private/public sector relations.