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Dr. Sterling Frost O.R.T.T. Professor of Practice - Management Studies and Honorary Consul for the Republic of Costa Rica to the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago is a Senior International Management Executive with a global mindset who has successfully blended academia with the corporate sector over the last four decades. He has a proven track record of achievement in leading organizations across multiple geographies: North America, Latin America and the Caribbean region across the Public, Banking and Financial Services, Utilities, Manufacturing, and Academia sectors.

He has solid experience in areas encompassing Organizational Transformation and Culture Change, Human Resource Management, Organizational and Leadership Development, Strategic Planning, Operations and Process Improvement.


He has a Master’s degree and a Doctorate in Business Administration from The University of the West Indies (The UWI). He retains the designation of Accredited Director as well as, Chartered Secretary from the Chartered Governance Institute of Canada. He is also a University of California, Berkeley certified Executive Coach, a Prosci Certified Change Practitioner and an Authorized Partner for the DISC Personality Assessments.
In February 2019, he was the first person in the history of the University of the West Indies to be appointed Professor of Practice - Management Studies in recognition of his professional competence, distinguished practice, notable teaching and service contributions.
He is the recipient of The UWI Inaugural Distinguished Alumni Award conferred in 2011 and was selected as 1 of 50 Inaugural Distinguished Alumni Graduates out of a pool of 25,000 UWI graduates including Prime Ministers, business leaders, judges and educators. Criteria for selection included innovation, critical thinking, advancement of society and commitment to life-long learning.

In 2021 the Institute of Banking of Trinidad and Tobago in its 31-year history of granting Fellowship Awards, honoured Professor of Practice Dr. Sterling Frost as the first person to be conferred a Fellowship Award in the category of: Substantial Contribution towards the Advancement of Knowledge of the Theory of Banking and Finance.

In 2022 Frost was awarded the highest national honour - The Order of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago (ORTT) for distinguished and outstanding service to Trinidad and Tobago in the spheres of Banking, Education and Community Service. In the history of conferring this award (since 1969), Professor Frost is the first person to receive the highest honour across three (3) spheres.

He has consistently been committed to the transfer of knowledge and strategies for change that builds efficiencies across several sectors through his post graduate teaching contributions at The UWI since 2000 to present. He is First Examiner and Adjunct Professor at The UWI - The Arthur Lok Jack Global School of Business, the Department of Management and the Department of Political Science, Faculty of Social Sciences for some 17 courses in both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. He specializes in areas of Organizational Behaviour and Development, Human Resource Management. Cross-Cultural Management, Strategic Planning, Strategic Leadership, Strategic Performance Management and Change Management.
He is committed to advancing optimal national development for all sectors through his contribution to various government, academic and civil society organization as reflected in his:

Chairmanship of:

- The UWI St Augustine campus Faculty of Social Sciences Advisory Board
- The UWI St Augustine campus Institute for Gender and Development Studies External Advisory Board
- The UWI Global Institute for Climate-Smart and Resilient Development Advisory Board
- The UWI St Augustine campus Development and Endowment Fund Board
- The Foundation for the Enhancement and Enrichment of Life (NGO)

He also serves as:
- Deputy Chair of the Statutory Authorities Service Commission of Trinidad and Tobago
- Assessor/Advisor to the Industrial Court of Trinidad and Tobago
- Director of Angostura Holdings Limited and its subsidiaries
- Director of The UWI Mona School of Business and Management

He has also served as:
- Chairman of The Lydian Singers
- Chairman of the First Citizens Foundation
- Director of St Lucia Electricity Services Limited  
- Director of First Citizens Trustee Services Limited 
- Director of First Citizens Investment Services Limited
- Director of First Citizens Investment Services (Barbados) Limited
- Director of First Citizens Bank (Barbados) Limited 
- Director of Citibank (Trinidad & Tobago) Limited 
- Director of Banco Citibank Honduras 
- Director of Cititarjetas de Nicaragua 
- Director of Banco Citibank 
- Deputy Chair of the Public Service Commission of Trinidad and Tobago 
He is the Founder of Bamboo Foundation a registered Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) with an undertaking to foster direct relationships between local producers/entrepreneurs and community members in an eco-friendly congenial setting that also provides shelter, care and support for abandoned and rescued animals and birds.

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