SUZANNE R. JOACHIM

Suzanne Joachim is the Managing Director and principal Consultant/Practitioner of Joachim and Associates. She is the immediate past Executive Director of the first ever dedicated Trade and Investment Promotions Agency of St.Vincent and the Grenadines (NIPI) for which she had the responsibility for establishing. She also managed the company over the past three years. Under her leadership, the company was responsible for attracting and facilitating FDI- totaling 1 billion dollars, spearhead the National Export Strategy Process to date and successfully Marketed and Promoted St.Vincent and the Grenadines as an investment location.

Other significant accomplishments and assignments were in Human Resource Consulting, including but not limited to HR Audits, planning, human capital strategies, Training Needs Analysis and cross cultural training.

PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS:

  • Member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
  • International Tax planning Association (ITPA)

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS:

  • Master of Arts Human Resource Management (with merit)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A), major Accounting and Management
  • Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (candidate)

AREAS OF ROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT;

  • GOPP - Goal Oriented Project Planning and Logical Framework Analysis as a tool for quality control in project cycle management
  • Moderation/Facilitation of workshops, seminars and brainstorming sessions
  • Corporate Governance
  • Workforce Planning
  • Development of training programmes

PUBLICATIONS:

  • Offshore Investment Vol. 156, May 2005 "St.Vincent & the Grenadines, prepares to catch the spillage".
  • European CEO ....... "Clean bill of health for the Financial services sector of St.Vincent and the Grenadines"