Mrs. De Souza-Phillip
Mrs. De Souza-Phillip has been in the field of Life and General insurance for over twenty-nine (29) as an Agent, Broker, and Insurer. Her experience and expertise mainly resides in the General insurance sector for which she always had tremendous passion. Veronica is presently with The Insurance Brokers Limited of St Vincent for almost one (1) year having commenced in March 2018.
Mrs. De Souza-Phillip worked both in Trinidad and the Eastern Caribbean in senior positions. She held the position of Commercial Lines Manager at the American Life and General Insurance Company (Trinidad and Tobago Limited) (ALGICO) before leaving Trinidad.
During the period 2008 to 2010 she boldly assumed the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of an insurance company in St Vincent and the Grenadines and significantly improved the company’s image, revenue and profitability. On her return to Trinidad she worked with two (2) of the top companies as Risk and Underwriting Manager and Technical Services Manager, where she led the Underwriting, Claims and Legal departments. Veronica eventually left the technical underwriting field for the compliance and regulation sector of the industry and held the position of Chief Risk Manager responsible for ERM, AML and Compliance from 2015-2017.
During her 2008/2010 stint in St Vincent she lectured at the St Vincent Institute of Insurance (SVGII), before returning to Trinidad in 2010. In Trinidad Veronica lectured at the Trinidad and Tobago Insurance Institute (TTII) and at one of the country’s foremost law schools in Company Law, Administrative and Family Law.
Added to her underwriting/claims training, Mrs. De Souza-Phillip has pursued extensive training and certification in Anti-money Laundering and Business Continuity and Risk Management and recently successfully completed her Executive Masters in Business Administration (EMBA). She is due to begin her Legal Practicing Certification.