About TVET Council

Find out more about TVET Council’s role, activities, staff and members.

Council Members

The members of the TVET Council are:


Dr. Hensley Sobers
Chairman – TVET Council
Ms. Millicent Small
Deputy Chairman – TVET Council


Name Title

Dr. Ian Austin

Barbados Community College representative

Mr. Hector Belle

Samuel Jackman Prescod Polytechnic representative

Mr. Henderson Thompson

Barbados Vocational Training Board - ex officio

Dr. Sonia Greenidge-Franklyn

Barbados Institute of Management and Productivity representative

Ms. Karen Best

Chief Education Officer - ex officio

Ms. Doreen Deane

Barbados Workers Union representative

Mr. Richard Green

National Union of Public Workers’ representative

Ms. Dawn Jemmott-Lowe

Barbados Employers Confederation representative

Mr. Ziad Kazan

Barbados Manufacturers' Association representative

Mr. Paul Collymore

Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association representative

Mr. Henderson Eastmond

Executive Director, TVET Council

Mr. Andrew Cox

Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Labour and Social Security - ex officio