Richard Look Kin

General Manager

Richard Look Kin

General Manager

Richard has a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Toronto and an MBA (with distinction) from Heriot-Watt University.  He is a CFA Charter holder and also holds the Professional Risk Manager (PRM) designation.

Richard was appointed General Manager on October 1, 2020, and previously held the position of Group Chief Risk Officer for the First Citizens Group.  He has over 20 years of banking, finance and risk management experience gained at regional and multinational financial services firms.

Sacha Syne

Assistant General Manager

Sacha Syne

Assistant General Manager

Sacha holds a BA in Business Administration from the University of New Brunswick and an MSc in Financial Management from the University of London.

Sacha was appointed the Assistant General Manager of First Citizens Investment Services Limited on December 4, 2019, prior to which he held the position of Head – Capital Markets and Head – Government Business within First Citizens Corporate & Investment Banking Unit. He also has a wealth of experience in trading and advising clients on investments across the major asset classes.

Daniel Youssef

Head – Wealth Management

Daniel Youssef

Head – Wealth Management

Daniel has nearly two decades of experience in Financial Services Sector, with extensive knowledge and expertise in the areas of Wealth Management, Investment Advisory Services, Securities Brokerage and Investment Sales. Over the span of his career, Daniel has found great fulfilment by facilitating clients in their pursuit of their Investment goals and objectives. He has held several Management positions and currently leads the Wealth Management and Business Development teams of the company.

Daniel graduated from the University of Lincoln, United Kingdom with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in International Business Administration (with honours). He also holds a Masters in Business Administration (with distinction) from Edinburgh Business School, United Kingdom.

Leslie St. Louis

Head – Brokerage and Advisory Services

Leslie St. Louis

Head – Brokerage and Advisory Services

Leslie is a qualified Chartered Accountant since 1996 and a registered broker since 2007.

On January 1, 2010, he re-joined the Brokerage operations of First Citizens Brokerage and Advisory Services Limited as the Manager – Brokerage Services. He has significant experience in the IPO arena in T&T acting as Lead Broker for seven of the last eight issues on the TTSE with a combined raise of over TT$12.7 Billion.

Xoceketzal Abbey Mohammed

Head – Portfolio and Investment Management Services

Xoceketzal Abbey Mohammed

Head – Portfolio and Investment Management Services

Xoceketzal has over a decade of experience in the financial services sector, both locally and internationally. She holds the position of Head – Portfolio and Investment Management Services. Xoceketzal is the holder of a Bachelor of Commerce Degree (with Honours) in Economics from the University of Guelph, Canada, ACCA and an MBA (with Distinction) from Heriot-Watt University.

Greg Ferreira

Head – Proprietary Portfolio Management

Greg Ferreira

Head – Proprietary Portfolio Management

Greg has over 15 years of investment experience and is responsible for managing the FCIS Proprietary Portfolio. He holds a BSc in Management Studies with a Finance Minor (First Class Honours) from the University of the West Indies and is also a CFA Charterholder.

Norlann Gabriel

Head – Regional Operations

Norlann Gabriel

Head – Regional Operations

Norlann joined FCIS in 2010 and has functioned in a leadership capacity in every regional unit of FCIS where her responsibilities included business development and strategic execution in the Eastern Caribbean and Barbados Capital Markets. She holds a BBA in Finance with a concentration in Economics from Midwestern State University and an MBA in Finance from the University of Texas. 

Maritza Ferreira-Ramdeen

Manager – Investment Research

Maritza Ferreira-Ramdeen

Manager – Investment Research

Maritza is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charter holder and a holder of a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Management Studies with a Minor in Finance from the University of the West Indies, St Augustine.

Maritza joined the First Citizens Group in August 2015 and fifteen (15) years’ experience in the asset management field. Prior to joining First Citizens, she held various positions at the Trinidad & Tobago Unit Trust Corporation including Portfolio Manager of the Growth & Income Fund and Universal Retirement Funds and Senior Macro Analyst.  In addition to her vast work experience, she is also an active member of the CFA Society of Trinidad & Tobago (CFASTT), serving on the Board of Directors for the past five (5) years. Maritza currently holds the position of Manager – Investment Research, where her core duties involve conducting in-depth research and analysis on equities, bonds and issuers, with the goal of providing technically sound recommendations.