Minister Philip J. Pierre

Philip J. Pierre

Philip J. Pierre

SLP Deputy Leader & Deputy Prime Minister

Minister of Infrastructure, Port Services & Transport

Parliamentary Representative
Castries East

Honest and Effective

A management professional (M.B.A) with extensive public and private sector experience, Minister Philip J Pierre has provided the residents of Castries East with over a decade of commitment and development. He continues to provide opportunities and is committed to providing for the people of this constituency.

Possesses a broad range of skills through extensive public and private sector experience that can be utilized to assist state agencies and private sector enterprises achieve their goals. Main areas of proven expertise are as follows:

  • Tourism policy development, policy advice, facilitation and implementation
  • Programme and project planning, implementation and evaluation
  • Design of hotel development incentive packages
  • Economic analysis and economic forecasting
  • Financial policy, financial management and budgeting
  • Organization management and development
  • Business Plans, Feasibility Studies, Business Re-organization Advice
  • Sourcing Business Financing

Professional Experience

Chief Executive, Philip J. Pierre Business Services Limited (Saint Lucia) 1990 –1997

  • Managed and supervised a staff of six (6) professional and support staff
  • Provided financial and consultancy services to local and regional entrepreneurs, companies and institutions
  • Prepared business plans and feasibility services for small businesses start-up or expansion

Director – National Research and Development Corporation (NRDF) 1985 – 1994

  • Managed the research, cultural and community development programmes
  • Managed the Foundation’s Fundraising efforts and annual budget
  • Represented the Foundation locally and regionally at meetings and conferences and on inter-governmental bodies
  • Advocated and lobbied for research, small business development and lending
  • Provided policy advice on general management and cultural development
  • Managed technical and funding partnerships with international agencies

Financial Controller, Stanthur Company Limited, 1988 – 1990

Audit Senior, Panell Kerr Forster, 1984 – 1988

Audit Clerk, Coopers and Lybrand, 1978 – 1984

Trainee Manager, J.Q. Charles Limited, 1976 – 1978

Teacher, St. Marys College, September 1972 – September 1973