Press Release From The CARICOM Competition Commission
PRESS RELEASE FROM THE CARICOM COMPETITION COMMISSION
January 21st, 2019
APPOINTMENT OF EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, SENIOR LEGAL COUNSEL AND REGISTRAR TO THE CARICOM COMPETITION COMMISSION (CCC)
The CCC was established to help enforce the CARICOM Rules of Competition and to regulate competition in the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME). Its principle functions are to apply the rules of competition, promote competition, and to assist Member States to protect consumers.
The CARICOM Competition Commission (Commission) is pleased to announce the appointment of three senior professional staff members to its team in January 2019, to better enable the Commission to carry out its functions.
Ms. Nievia Ramsundar was appointed as the Executive Director of the Commission effective January 14, 2019. Ms. Ramsundar is an attorney at law with over 18 years’ experience in utilities, environmental and communications regulation, corporate law, intellectual property law and competition law. Ms. Ramsundar holds a Bachelor of Laws degree, University of the West Indies, Barbados; Legal Education Certificate, Hugh Wooding Law School, Trinidad; Postgraduate Diploma, Economics for Competition Law, Kings’ College, University of London; and Master of Laws from Queen Mary College, University of London.
Mr. Marc Jones joins the Commission from the Jamaica Fair Trading Commission where he served for over five years as an attorney at law in the areas of competition law investigations, litigation, regulatory and commercial practice. Mr. Jones holds a Bachelor of Laws, University of the West Indies, Barbados, Legal Education Certificate, Norman Manley Law School, Jamaica; Post Graduate Diploma in Competition Law, Maastricht School of Management, Netherlands; and a Master of Business Administration, Mona School of Business Administration, Jamaica.
Mrs. Deirdre Gosse served as the former Chief Executive Officer of the Registrar General’s Department, Jamaica, for a period of six years. She is an Attorney-at-Law, with over twenty years’ experience. Ms. Gosse holds a Bachelor of Laws, University of the West Indies, Barbados; Legal Education Certificate, Norman Manley Law School, Jamaica; Post Graduate Certificate in Strategic Management, University College of the Caribbean; Post-graduate Certificate in Telecommunications Policy and Management, University of the West Indies, Mona School of Business, Jamaica; and a Master of Laws, University of Strathclyde.
Justice Christopher Blackman
CARICOM Competition Commission