Verlyn Faustin appointed WICB Corporate Secretary

St John’s, Antigua – The West Indies Cricket Board today announced the appointment of Ms. Verlyn Faustin to the position of Corporate Secretary.


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Ms. Faustin, an Antiguan, comes to the WICB from the position of General Manager of ABI Trust Ltd, a member of the ABI Financial Group, a local financial conglomerate.

She is also a former Legal Officer and Registrar of International Exempt Trusts of the Financial Services Regulatory Commission in Antigua; Senior Law Lecturer at the Antigua State College and Tutor at the University of the West Indies, Open Campus Antigua.

The highly qualified Ms. Faustin holds two Masters degrees in Law – one in Banking and Financial Law from Boston University, School of Law and the other in Corporate and Commercial Law from the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill campus.

In welcoming Ms. Faustin to the WICB, President Dr. Julian Hunte said that her addition will strengthen the operations of the Board.

"We are extremely delighted that Ms. Faustin has joined the WICB. She is exceptionally qualified and an exemplary professional with a broad range of experience. I have no doubt that she will aid in significantly enhancing the operations of the Board as we strive to improve the governance and management of cricket in the region," Dr. Hunte said.

Ms. Faustin also holds a Certificate in Public International Law from the Hague Academy of International Law; an Advanced Certificate in International Trust Disputes and a Diploma in International Trust Management from the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).

She is also the holder of a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) degree from the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill.

"I am honoured to join the team at WICB and will use my abilities and experience to further the governance and overall management of West Indies cricket," Ms. Faustin said.

She is a member of the STEP, the International Tax Planning Association (ITPA) and the Caribbean Institute for Women in Leadership (CIWiL).

She is also the Vice President of the Professional Association for Women in Antigua and Barbuda (POWA).

Ms. Faustin has a strong interest in young people attaining their potential and is a member of Precise Development Foundation Inc, a newly incorporated foundation with an interest in building strong families and empowering youth.

Ms. Faustin takes over from Stephen Camacho whose tenure ended in 2011.