Mr. Jerry Abdul is Secretary of the Trinidad Eye Hospital’s Board of Directors. As an entrepreneur, he has successfully operated two profitable business, each for more than a decade. He is the Managing Director of Fast Parts Limited which he started in 2003, and Operations Manager of Financial Advisors which he founded in 1998. Being ACCA qualified, he is an accountant by trade and advises the TEH on financial matters.
His hobbies include motor racing, hiking, chess. Apart from his hobbies, he enjoys time with family and friends. He is well-known for taking compassionate care of his parents, and also for using his accounting/administrative expertise to support and equip his friends in the motor racing fraternity.
Mr. Abdul was motivated to join the TEH Board because he has seen the positive impact of sight restoration on vision impaired people. His personal values are well-aligned with the TEH’s and he believes in the mission of the organization. He sees his involvement with the TEH Board as an opportunity to use his talents to serve the greater good.
He would like the TEH to focus on improving eyecare services to the poor and underprivileged in the Trinidad. To have the desired long-term impact, he has committed to ensuring that the TEH implements a financially-sustainable business model that will enable the organization to eliminate preventable blindness in this region. Using this approach, he believes that the TEH could be “the Aravind” of the Caribbean.