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Dr. Maryam Richards, C.M.


Maryam who holds the office of Principal Medical Officer-Institutions (PMO-I) Ag. with the Ministry of Health (MOH), Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago (GoRTT), was recently appointed to the Board of Angostura Holdings Limited (AHL) in November 2021.

As a director to the Board of AHL, she serves on the Auditing, Manufacturing and Production Committees, providing oversight and expertise to OSH/HSSE, operational capacity and supply chain management.

Maryam is also Director to the Boards of the National Insurance Property and Development Company (NIPDEC), Eastern Regional Health Authority (ERHA), TATIL and TATIL Life in addition to a number of other directorships and committee positions with Government and various Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs).

She is a graduate of the University of the West Indies (UWI) with a M.B., B.S degree (Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery) and a postgraduate Master of Science degree (MSc) in Family Medicine.  She also holds a Master of Science in Public Health in Developing Countries from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (UK) and an Executive MBA (with Distinction) from the UWI, St. Augustine among her many other academic and professional achievements.

A passionate philanthropist, Maryam led a collaborative effort between the public and private sector to establish the Ray of Hope, an isolation and quarantine treatment centre for COVID-19 positive wards of the state, in addition to many other causes to which she dedicates her time and expertise.