BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND CWI COMMITTEES
Cricket West Indies owes much of its leadership and development to its Board of Directors. Our Board is made up of 14 dedicated professionals who meet at least four times a year to discuss the affairs of cricket in the West Indies, to seek policy advice as well as consider recommendations from its Committees and Executive Management. The Board represents a unique and diverse mix of professional skills which include banking, finance, sports administration, commerce, insurance, accounting, medicine, tourism and sports administration to help further the mission of the organisation.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Dr. Kishore Shallow, President- Dr. Shallow is the President of Cricket West Indies Inc. He is also the President of the Windward Islands Cricket Board of Control. Dr. Shallow has served as the CARICOM Youth Ambassador for St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) and is currently the Chairman of the SVG Young Professionals Association. He is a Management Information Systems Consultant. Dr. Shallow is credited with heading the Selection Review Task Force which formally documented CWI's selection policy, for the first time. More recently, he headed a group which comprehensively reviewed CWI's Franchise System.
Mr. Azim Bassarath, Vice President - Mr. Bassarath is the Vice President of Cricket West Indies. He is also the President of the Trinidad & Tobago Cricket Board. Mr. Bassarath is a veteran cricket administrator with over 30 years' experience in cricket administration. A former member of the umpiring fraternity, Mr. Bassarath is the immediate former Chair of the Officiating & Venue Standards Committee.
Mr. Conde’ Riley MBE, Member Director, Barbados Cricket Association - Mr. Riley is the President of the Barbados Cricket Association. He is a retired investment banker. Mr. Riley is also the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Enterprise Growth Fund Ltd in Barbados, a Fund established by the Government of Barbados to provide venture capital to Small and Medium Size Enterprises (S&MEs).
Mr. Jason King, Member Director, Barbados Cricket Association - Mr. King is an accountant by profession and he has specialized in all areas of taxation for more than 20 years. Prior to joining the Barbados Revenue Authority as a Tax Consultant, Mr. King was the Group Tax Manager for a large energy company in the Caribbean region. He also spent several years with a professional services firm in Barbados, focusing on direct and indirect tax compliance and providing tax solutions to local, regional and international clients. Mr. King also currently serves as the Chairman of ICAB’s Taxation Committee and is one of its Representatives on Barbados’ Tax Treaty Negotiating Team. He is also a member of the Certified Professional Accountants Association of Canada, the Certified Professional Accountants Association of British Columbia and the International Fiscal Association. He is also the holder of the Advanced Professional Certificate in International Taxation which is administered by the International Bureau for Fiscal Documentation in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Mr. Wilford Heaven, Member Director, Jamaica Cricket Association - Mr. Heaven is the President of the Jamaica Cricket Association. He has served as the Chief Executive Officer of the CHASE Fund in Jamaica for the past fifteen (15) years. The CHASE fund provides funding for culture, health, arts, sports and early childhood education.
Dr. Donovan Bennett, Member Director, Jamaica Cricket Association - Dr. Bennett is the First Vice-President of the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA). He is a Medical doctor with over forty-five (45) years’ experience. He has been involved in cricket youth development programmes for more than thirty (30) years. Dr. Bennett is also the President of the Treasure Beach Sports Club which runs weekend programmes for teenagers.
Mr. Enoch Lewis, Member Director, Leeward Islands Cricket Board - Mr. Lewis is the President of the Leeward Islands Cricket Board. A retired career banker, he is a former Leeward Islands opening batsman with a playing career that spanned 1975 to 1986.
Mr. Leon "Kuma" Rodney, Member Director, Leeward Islands Cricket Board- Mr. Rodney is the current President of the Antigua and Barbuda Cricket Association (ABCA). He is a former banker with a diverse professional profile which includes cricket administration, leisure, travel and tourism. Also an entrepreneur, he is a qualified cricket coach.
Mr. Arjoon Ramlal, Member Director, Trinidad & Tobago Cricket Board - Mr. Ramlal is the FirstVice President of the Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board. Mr. Ramlal is a retired School’s Supervisor and has decades of experience in cricket administration.
Mr. Kerwin John, Member Director, Trinidad & Tobago Cricket Board - Mr. John has been the President of the Tobago Cricket Board from 2014 to present and had been an executive member of the Trinidad & Tobago Cricket Board (TTCB) from 2016 to 2018. In 2018, he elevated to the post of Second Vice President of the TTCB. Mr. John is an experienced cricket administrator who is particularly passionate about youth cricket.
Mr. Dwain Gill, Member Director, Windward Islands Cricket Board of Control - Mr. Gill is the President of the Grenada Cricket Association. He is a Grenadian and is employed as a Lecturer at the T.A. Marryshow Community College. Mr. Gill has almost two decades of experience in sports administration. Most notably he has served as the Manager of the St. Lucia Zouks/Star Team, the West Indies A Team, and the World Champion West Indies U19 Team. Mr. Gill holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Master of Business Administration.
Mr. Carol James Henry, Member Director, Windward Islands Cricket Board of Control - Mr. Henry is a retired, Scotiabanker of 33 years' service and current President of the St Lucia National Cricket Association. He is a founding member and one third of The Tripod Committee which manages the affairs of 7-year-old United Raiders Cricket Club. Mr. Henry is well known for his professionalism, borne out of the service culture of the banking industry. He upholds the core values of customer centric service, results focus, sales and marketing, leadership and change management, accountability and fiscal management, performance measurement, people management and supervision.