AARON MOSES

World Confederation of Credit Unions

Aaron Moses represents the Caribbean credit union movement as a director of the World Confederation of Credit Unions (WOCCU).  Moses has been a director of CCCU for the past seven years and is a past president. CCCU represents 2.5 million members in 287 credit unions in 17 countries across the Caribbean with approximately US$6 billion in assets.


Prior to joining the CCCU board, Moses served as president of the Grenada Public Service Cooperative Credit Union and president of the Grenada Cooperative League for a period of 12 years consecutively. He has been a credit union member for the past 36 years.

Moses has considerable public, NGO and private sector experience serving at the parliamentary, policy, leadership, advocacy and managerial levels in government, development banking, manufacturing and telecommunications. 

He is currently a partner in Go Blue Inc, a  Management Consulting and Training Company.   

Moses is a graduate of the University of the West Indies and the University of Missouri and has received technical and certificate training in many areas. He holds a bachelor's degree in management, an MSc in telecommunications regulation and policy and an MBA. 


Aaron Moses, Director of the Caribbean, World Confederation of Credit Unions (WOCCU)

Aaron Moses, Director of the Caribbean, World Confederation of Credit Unions (WOCCU)

STEVE MCDONALD

YAAD Market

Steve Mc Donald, is the owner & CEO of yaadmarket.com, the online marketplace for Caribbean agricultural produce; yaadtraders.com, which provides free websites to Caribbean small businesses and Caribbean artisans; Yaadlinks.com, an online tool connecting the global diaspora for business & social purposes. Steve is philanthropist at heart, his free to use websites, yaadmarket.com, yaadtraders.com & Yaadlinks.com seeks to help Caribbean nationals living in the Caribbean & in the global diaspora, achieve financial independence & success. 


Yaad Market is a free online marketplace designed to bring together buyers and sellers of Caribbean agricultural products, services and finished goods. It is an online noticeboard, where buyers can post what they wish to buy, and sellers can post what they have to sell. Allowing both parties to connect with each other and negotiate terms. Yaadmarket.com can now be used by all Caribbean countries. Utilizing technology in this manner, yaadmarket.com eliminates produce spoiling in the field while there is a shortage in marketplace. It helps farmers to better market their produce nationally & internationally. 


Yaad Traders is an online marketing platform which provides free websites to Caribbean artisans and small business owners who cannot afford their own websites or need help to market their work(s) / product(s). It helps them to market their business beyond the boundaries of their communities. 


Yaadlinks.com, an online tool connecting the global diaspora for business & social purposes. Yaadlinks.com highlights & promote Caribbean professionals & Caribbean owned businesses, in the US, Canada & the UK. The website is searchable by Country, State/Province, Town, professions & business type. Yaadlinks.com enable Caribbean nationals to patronize and empower each other.   


Steve currently resides in Toronto,  where he operates McD Wealth Management Inc, a Life Insurance & Financial Planning Advisory firm. Steve holds the following professional designations, Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), Certified Financial Planner (CFP), Financial Management Advisor (FMA), Fellow Life Management Institute (FLMI), Elder Planning Counsellor (EPC).  

Steve McDonald, Owner & CEO of YAADmarket.com

Steve McDonald, Owner & CEO of YAADmarket.com

HARRY CROYDON

Microinsurance

Harry specializes in high customer value technology projects, focused on micro-insurance. Harry brings 20 years experience in building global programs bringinging together companies, broker relationships, insurance company big data, policy management and claims AI systems. Harrys interest is always with a focus on ROI, user experience, lean start-up delivery and adding value along the way.


Harry has developed skills in Technology projects – Lean Start Up, Design, Strategy, Implementation and Results which have helped him become the CEO of several successful start-ups ranging from platform tech companies to insurance brokerages over the past 20 years. Currently he is focused on two areas, 1 FoodTech in India and South Africa and 2. InsTech within New York, London and Lloyds insurance markets. 


Harry has worked internationally with experience of working in tech companies in India, West Coast Africa, USA (New York), London and Eastern European development teams. Harry has raised money from UK and Silicon Valley VC's and is experienced managing teams locally and overseas.

Harry Croydon, Microfinance

Harry Croydon, Microfinance

WILL BULLOCK

National Cooperative Business Association and Cooperative League of the United States (NCBA CLUSA)

Will Bullock is the Practice Director for Creating Economic Opportunities at the National Cooperative Business Association and Cooperative League of the United States (NCBA CLUSA).  In this role Will leads a team implementing economic development activities on projects in countries In Latin America, Africa, and Asia.  These projects focus primarily on creating thriving market systems that link small holder farmers to local, regional, and global markets in ways that increase profits for farmers and participating businesses.  Will has over 25 years of international development experience, including leading projects in Russia, Ukraine, Tajikistan, and Liberia, and designing economic development projects throughout the world.  Will’s work in the Caribbean includes the USAID/Jamaica JA-FARMS project establishing small holder greenhouse production of vegetables to supply the tourist industry, and the USDA/Dominican Republic SAFE project, which is strengthening food safety systems to facilitate export of beef within the Caribbean.

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