Ashwell Thomas

Ashwell Thomas is a senior management executive with over 30 years experience. He specializes in developing human resources management systems & strategies, process fairness and succession planning models. He has had the privilege to overseeing much of his recommended systems & strategies implemented in a number of regional and international organizations with exceptional results.

Mr. Thomas is an Executive Director of Goddard Enterprises Ltd. – a regional Conglomerate based in Barbados with operations in 22 countries. He is also member of the Board of Directors of several private sector companies and public agencies in Barbados (including Goddard Enterprises).

He is a past president of the Barbados Employers Confederation (2002-2005) and serves as industrial relations advisor to a number of companies. Mr. Thomas is also an experienced industrial relations mediator and is widely known for his efforts in successfully resolving the collective bargaining impasse between the Barbados Workers Union and the First Caribbean International Bank in 2002, which had threatened to become a national crisis.