Ms. Melanie Trim is an energy engineer with a wealth of diversified experience within the energy sector both locally and internationally. In 2011, she attained her BSc. in Petroleum Engineering at the University of Oklahoma, and gained invaluable wellsite experience offshore Trinidad and Tobago. She also worked in the United Kingdom where she received robust training in reservoir simulating, geoengineering, and
modelling of assets within North Sea, and was an integral member of the Subsurface Technical Team
during multiple drilling campaigns. Ms. Trim furthered her academics in Edinburgh Scotland, and
graduated in 2015 with her Master of Science in Reservoir Evaluation and Management from Heriot Watt
University.

Currently, Ms. Melanie Trim is the Manager of Energy Resources within the Department of Energy at the
Tobago House of Assembly. She spearheads a host of clean energy projects, as a result of her proactive
initiative in fortifying herself with training and certifications in Renewable Energy technology and
Sustainable development strategies to embrace the imminent energy transition, in light of the global
climate change and net-zero carbon agenda. Ms. Melanie Trim has served on Tobago’s Post-COVID
Roadmap to Recovery Team as the Renewable Energy expert, is serving on the Cabinet appointed
Permanent Local Content Committee for the energy sector, and is a part of the Integrated Resource and
Resilience planning for Trinidad and Tobago’s electricity sector.

For over twenty-five years, Mr Lincoln Anthony has been a noteworthy leader in the NGC Group of Companies. His responsibility primarily resided in the Legal remit as Right Of Way Supervisor. In this capacity Mr. Anthony has added tremendous value in management, business operations and technical support for all the Company’s pipeline corridors and land base assets. He is a qualified Draughtsman with a PMBOK Certification in Project Management and other Certifications in Advance Dispute Resolution and Project Risk Management. His tremendous value however has not only been limited to his corporate ventures, but Mr. Anthony has contributed for many years to the socio-economic development of Carenage and being the President of the Big Yard Community Development Group in Carenage provides him that opportunity. Although the pro-bono work Mr. Anthony does for his area is admirable, the true emanation of his pride remain with that of his family. A firm believer in the efficacy of collaboration and has thrives on servitude, Mr. Anthony truly embodies assiduity, integrity, and commitment.

Janille Huggins has a track record for developing, coordinating and successfully executing projects in the area of energy, environment and sustainable development. She has managed projects for local, regional and international development agencies including the United Nations Development Programme, and the International Labour Organisation in the areas of energy efficiency, developing low-carbon technologies, climate risk and insurance, community resilience and land management to name a few. She holds a MSc. in Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Development from the University of the West Indies and is currently pursuing an MBA at the University of Bedfordshire, UK.

Nadine Nabie is an attorney at law. She is a graduate of The University of the West Indies and the Hugh Wooding Law School. She currently holds the position of Assistant Solicitor General in the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs where she started her legal career as a Legal Officer in 1997.

Apart from her work at the Office of the Attorney General, Ms. Nabie was also employed as Senior State Counsel in the Service Commissions Department (2007-2011), and was the Manager, Legal and Corporate Secretary at the Tourism Development Company from 2005 to 2006.

Ms. Nabie has experience in a variety of areas such as litigation in public law matters, discrimination law, international law, trade law and treaty negotiations. She has represented the state as junior counsel before the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in several matters. She has participated in trade and other negotiations with Costa Rica, Panama, Guatemala, El Salvador and Cuba. Ms. Nabie was a member of the Standing Negotiating Committee on Air Service Agreements (2011-2014) and the Mental Health Committee (2003 -2005) as the representative of the Attorney General.

She is the Public Relations Officer/Executive Member of the Association of Law Officers of Trinidad and Tobago (2012 – present) and she was also a Senior Ordinary Member of the Council of the Law Association of Trinidad and Tobago (2014 -2016).

Sahid Hosein served as Member of Parliament for Siparia from 1991-1995, and as the Local Government Representative for St. Patrick’s County Council from 1987-1991.

Actively involved in civic duty, Mr. Hosein is the past President and Vice President of the Penal Debe Chamber of Commerce (2011-2015).

A graduate of the John Donaldson Technical Institute and T&TEC Training School, where he was also an instructor, Mr. Hosein successfully launched and ran his own company, Electrical Wiring Associates, and counts companies such as Petrotrin, Trinidad Cement Limited, T&TEC, TSTT and NGC among his clientele.

The Managing Director of Knaggs Developers Ltd, Marcus Knaggs has managed the development and construction of extensive commercial and residential projects in Trinidad and the Caribbean region for many clients, including Samsung, Microsoft, Atlantic LNG, PCS Nitrogen, Bryden pi, and the Queen’s Park Cricket Club among many others. Mr. Knaggs’ other business interests include the publication of the Trinidad and Tobago Energy Guide.

Holder of a BSc Mechanical Engineering from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland and a Postgraduate Diploma in Management Studies from Robert Gordon University, Scotland, Mr. Knaggs is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers of Trinidad and Tobago, the Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Commerce and the Energy Chamber of Trinidad and Tobago.

Apart from his professional accomplishments, Mr. Knaggs was a member of the Trinidad and Tobago National Rugby Team from 1997 – 2003, being named the Trinidad and Tobago Rugby Union Player of the Year in 1998. He was also part of the 2001 Caribbean Championship Winning Team.