BIO

Brief Bio of Mr. Joel Bhagwandin

Professional Profile of Mr Joel Bhagwandin

Mr. Joel Bhagwandin is a strong finance professional with over thirteen years’ experience in commercial banking, the financial sector and private sector development combined. He is the Chief Financial Advisor/Analyst of JB Consultancy & Associates, a consulting firm involved in the provision of business & financial consulting in the areas of banking and corporate finance advisory solutions; and business analysis for Private Corporations; Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs), as well as the Public Sector.

Often described as a prolific academic, Joel Bhagwandin is a part time Lecturer for both MBA and BBA programmes in business economics, business and financial management courses with various tertiary level educational institutions; while being actively engaged in academic research work and public debates on a range of economic and finance issues in Guyana. In this regard, He has authored more than 200 articles on economic and finance issues, and policy analysis within the context of a developing economy published in the Guyana Times under a weekly column titled “the Economy & Finance”.

He is the holder of a Master of Science Degree in Business Management with specialization in Global Finance, Financial Markets, Institutions and Banking from Edinburgh Napier University; an Executive Certificate in Macro-financial policy-making in Emerging Markets from Columbia University, School of International Public Affairs in New York, and several other Diploma Certificates in Business Communication, Marketing, Business organization and Environment from the University of Cambridge. And, he is currently pursuing his second Master’s Degree, MSc. (Accounting & Finance) through London School of International Business/University of Chichester; while simultaneously pursuing a PhD in Development studies through published works as an alumnus of Edinburgh Napier University, Scotland, United Kingdom.