Ian Chinapoo

Massy Group
Executive Director, Executive Vice President & Group Chief Financial Officer

His career spans over twenty-four years in Banking and Finance, in the Caribbean and Central American region. On June 1st 2018 he joined the Massy Group as an Executive Director. He holds the substantive position of Group Chief Financial Officer and is an Executive Vice President. He sits on several subsidiary boards for the Massy Group. 

Previously, Mr. Chinapoo has held executive responsibility for strategic leadership, growth and management of the Trinidad and Tobago Unit Trust Corporation since June 2013 and served on the Board of Directors of the Trinidad and Tobago Unit Trust Corporation and several of its subsidiaries. Prior to this role, he simultaneously held positions of Managing Director, Regional Corporate and Investment Banking, CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank and Managing Director of CIBC FirstCaribbean Trinidad and Tobago Limited. 

Mr. Chinapoo also worked as Vice-President – Business Head at Citigroup Bahamas where he was responsible for the operations of its Global Corporate and Investment Bank and was part of the Bank’s Regional Capital Markets and Advisory team based in Miami. He previously held the position of Vice President – Structured Finance at Citibank Trinidad and Tobago Limited. 

Mr. Chinapoo is also Adjunct Faculty at the Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business since 1995 and has lectured in Strategy Orchestration, International Finance, Corporate Finance, Management Accounting and Securities, International Loans Finance and HR Management. He held the position of Deputy Chairman of the National ICT Company of Trinidad and Tobago (“iGovTT”) from its inception in 2011 to January 2013. 

He currently serves as a Non-Executive Director on the Boards of The National Commercial Bank of Anguilla and a Board Director of the Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and  Commerce.