Regency Recruitment and Resources Limited
Lara Quentrall-Thomas has more than 30 years experience in recruitment and HR management, in both the United Kingdom and Trinidad and Tobago, including 25 as an entrepreneur and company owner.
As Chairman of Regency Recruitment and Resources Limited, she has overall responsibility for more than 100 contract personnel employed with clients including EXIM Bank, NLCB, IBM, GE Oil and Gas, Cable & Wireless and Electrolux. Her role includes negotiating master service agreements, business development and strategic planning, and Ms Quentrall-Thomas also designs and facilitates training programs for Regency’s corporate clients in a range of topics including DE&I, Business Etiquette, Interviewing Skills and Professional Networking.
Her education includes an MBA and certificates in industrial relations, labour law, mediation, behavioural economics and contract law.
Ms Quentrall-Thomas currently serves as a Director of the Trinidad and Tobago Coalition of Services Industries, National Training Agency and Youth Business Trinidad and Tobago. She is a Founding member and the first President of the Association of Female Executives of T&T, and a former Director of the Office of Procurement Regulation Board, Economic Advisory Board and Board of AMCHAM T&T.
In addition, she is a member of the International Women’s Forum T&T, Employment and Labour Relations Committee of the T&T Chamber of Commerce, Women’s Entrepreneurship Day planning committee, Human Resources Management Association of T&T and the Trinidad and Tobago Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
She has been a member of Rotary International, the world’s leading service organization, since 1999 and is a Director of the Rotary Club of Central Port of Spain, part of Rotary District 7030 (Southern Caribbean).