Management Team

Patrick E. Taylor

Founder and Managing Director of Worldwide Insurance Group. He holds a B.Sc. (Economics and Management) (UWI), C.P.C.U (Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter), AMIM (Associate in Marine Insurance and Management), AIS (Associate in Insurance Services), AINS (Associate Insurance) from Insurance Institute of America, MCGI (Master’s Degree in Youth Strategic Management – UK, City & Guilds).

Turkessa Blades

Ms Blades has holds a LLB (Bachelor of Laws) (UWI), LEC (Legal Education Certificate), ICSA (Associate of the Chartered Institute of Secretaries and Administrators) (UK). A former advocate for the Office of the Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago and Solicitor General Office, Company Secretary of the Regulatory Industries, Government Information Company Limited and NIPDEC, Chief Executive Officer of Community Environmental and Protection Enhancement Programme) CEPEP.

Gary D. Parmassar

Mr Parmassar holds a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) (Finance), B.Sc. (Management and Accounts), ABE (Association of Business Executives), DIS (Diploma in Insurance Services) and EMBA (Executive Masters in Business Management). Mr. Parmassar is formerly of Colonial Life Company (Trinidad) Limited, CLICO, Ministry of Finance and Trinidad & Tobago Unit Trust Corporation (UTC), and Estate Management and Business Development (EMBD) Trinidad and Tobago.

Patrick Taylor
Chief Executive Officer   

Turkessa Blades
Director Legal & Claims 

Gary D. Parsmassar
Director Finance & Accounting

Martha Nicholas-Camacho

Mrs. Nicholas-Camacho is a qualified and experienced professional in Governance, Risk (Enterprise & Operational) Management, Compliance and Audit Leader and Policy Adviser and Maker. She has certification and expertise in Data Governance, Information Technology Risk Management, Supplier and Vendor Risk Management, Contingency Planning, Disaster Recovery and Crisis Management.

Martha Nicholas-Camacho
Investment Compliance

Key Staff

Janelle Lavende

Janelle Lavende – Property Underwriter for the Worldwide Reinsurance Ltd with over fifteen (15) years’ experience in property and casualty. She is currently completing her Associate in Reinsurance (Are) from Insurance Institute of America (IIA).

Kwailan Williams

Kwailan Williams – Corporate & General Administration is Certified Associate in Project Management (CAMP) from the Project Management Institute (PMI) and is currently pursuing the Associate in Management Course with the Insurance Institute of America (IIA).

Shaka O.S. Franklin

Mr Franklin is the Risk Surveyor with Risk Control Services and the Underwriter Personal Lines for the Worldwide Reinsurance Ltd. He is a Certified Risk Manager (CRM) from Insurance Institutes of America (IIA), a licenced General Insurance Salesman Trinidad and Tobago Insurance Institute (TTII) and holds the rank of Lieutenant in the Trinidad and Tobago Cadet Force (TTCF).

Janelle Lavender
Property Underwriter
Kwailand Williams
Operations & Human Resource Officer
Shaka O.S. Franklin
Risk Surveyor Claims & Surveying
Jonathan Taylor

Mr Taylor holds a Bachelor of Arts: Journalism from COSTAATT, Trinidad and Tobago and Computer and Information Systems from Humber College, Toronto and is currently pursuing the Associate in Insurance (AINS) from the Insurance Institute of America (IIA). He manages the information and technology platforms for the digital and online function of Worldwide Reinsurance Ltd.

Ashley Peroune

Ms Peroune holds a Bachelor of Economics and Marketing from the University of The West Indies, St Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago. She is managing the accounts receivable portfolio and is currently pursuing the Trinidad and Tobago State Licensing Insurance Programme.

Jonathan Taylor
Information Technology Administrator
Ashley Peroune
Accounts Receivables