Fiscal Risk Management Seminar

May 28-31. 2012

Hyatt Regency Hotel, Trinidad & Tobago



Biographies of Speakers and Presenters

List of Participants


Fiscal Risk

Strategic Approach to Macro-Fiscal Management: A Risk Management Perspective – Michel Marion

Introduction to Fiscal Rules – Michel Marion

Effective Fiscal Risk Management: Elements and Steps – Michel Marion

World Economic Outlook (WEO) Update – Arnold McIntyre

Fiscal Reforms in Suriname – Tine Tjalim

Fiscal Risk Management in BVI – Patlian Johnson

Fiscal Reforms in Jamaica – Courtney Williams

Medium Term Fiscal Risk Strategy – Michelle Doyle-Lowe


Health and Pensions

Fiscal Impact of National & Public Service Pensions and Health Care Expenditures – Jim Duggan

Reforms of Public Pensions in the Caribbean – Judith Veira

Pension Reforms in OECS: Place and Pace of Reforms – Marius St. Rose

Health Care Trends and Contributing Factors – Stanley Lalta

Health and Pensions: Economic Impact of Non-Communicable Diseases in Caribbean – Shiyan Chao

Annex 1: Introduction to Pension and Health Care Reform Template – Jim Duggan

Annex 2: Pensions: Example of Calculation of Social Benefits and Contribution Income – Jim Duggan

Annex 3: Pension and Health Workbook


Debt Management

Strengthening Public Debt Management in the Caribbean – Michele Robinson

Debt Management Reforms in Barbados – Antonio Inniss

Debt Management Reforms in St. Kitts – Calvin Edwards

Debt Strategy in Antigua and Barbuda – Ted Lewis & John Edwards


State Owned Enterprises (SOEs)

Strengthening SOE Oversight and Governance – David Salie

SOEs Information Flows: Performance Monitoring – Gail Ann Rampersad

Evolution of the Oversight and Governance Regime in Trinidad and Tobago – Eunice Walton

SOEs Consideration of Structural Options – David McLean

Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, Trinidad & Tobago