Our Team

James Clarke, BESc., MBA

- Managing Director - Corporate

Bio

James (Jimmy) Clarke is the Managing Director of TMR Sales & Service Ltd. – a wholly employee owned, full service Electrical and Air Conditioning contracting company of over 110 people based in Bridgetown, Barbados. He joined TMR as the Service Manager in 1999 and held that position until 2007 managing a department of six supervisors and over seventy service technicians. He still provides guidance and support for the Service Department which is responsible for serving TMR’s clients’ air conditioning and electrical needs.

Prior to this role, Jimmy worked as the Electrical Engineering Manager for Barbados’ three sugar factories where he gained excellent experience in electrical power generation; power distribution; and motors & controls and improving factory reliability in a 24/7 production environment. Jimmy started his career in the commercial electrical contracting business.

Jimmy has an MBA from the University of Surrey and a Bachelor of Engineering Science from the University of Western Ontario.

Peter Thompson, BSc.(Eng)

- Managing Director - Operations

Bio

Peter is a registered professional engineer and has worked previously in the manufacturing industry at Banks (B'dos) Breweries Ltd. and The West India Rum Refinery Ltd. He has had a wide range of work experience in Production Management, Project Management and Preventative Maintenance since graduating from the University of the West Indies with a BSc. in Mechanical Engineering.

Paula Pitt, B.A. UWI M.B.A University of Reading

- Human Resources Manager

Bio

Paula gained a wealth of experience in managing people and people-related processes and systems, having contributed in various roles for over 20 years in the electric utility industry.She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with Honours from the University of the West Indies and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Reading in the UK.

Paula is responsible for delivering an HR strategy that is aligned to the strategic direction and meets the needs of the business based on local and international best practice and consistent with the relevant legislation.

She is equally passionate about implementing at the strategic level and servicing the various needs of her clients across the business.

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Rotchell Roberts, BSc. (Hons) - UWI, ACCA

- Finance Manager

Bio

Rotchell is a well rounded finance professional who gained a wealth of experience through her audit background with a Big 4 firm. During her tenure in audit and assurance services, she was exposed to a number of different companies in various industries including, construction, manufacturing, retail, banking and financial services. Before joining TMR, she worked in the telecommunications industry in a similar capacity.

Rotchell holds a Bachelor of Science degree with Honours from the University of the West Indies. She is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and a registered accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Barbados (ICAB).

Rotchell’s key role is to manage the finances of TMR with the aim of maximizing the company’s financial performance and its ability to gain and maintain a strategic competitive advantage in the market.

Wayne Sobers, BSc.

- IT Manager

Bio

Wayne Sobers has been the Information Technology Manager at TMR Sales & Service Ltd since he joined the organisation in July 2000. Prior to working at TMR, Wayne worked from retail to wholesale distribution and manufacturing.

He has a wide range of experience in business information systems and specialises in systems such as lotus notes and the Maxwell enterprise software. Wayne holds a BSc in Computer Science and Electronics from Kings College, University of London.

Edmund Brathwaite, MSc, BSc (Eng.)

- Manager, Electrical

Bio

Edmund is a certified Professional Engineer with a wealth of experience in the Technical and Industrial Environment. Prior to TMR Edmund worked with the Barbados Water Authority as an Engineer in the Wastewater Department, Barbados Agriculture Development and Marketing Corporation as the Irrigation Engineer and Innotech Services as a Project Engineer.

Edmund has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering and a Master's of Science Degree in Natural Resources and Environmental Management from the University of the West Indies.

Edmund's key role with TMR is the management of the Electrical Service Department and Electrical Contract Projects - which includes preventative and corrective maintenance of existing electrical systems and designing and installing new electrical systems, respectively.

Kareem Streek, MAcc, BSc.

- Manager, Air Conditioning

Bio

Kareem is a business professional with a diverse career background who has leveraged his experience at one of the leading Big 4 firms in risk advisory, audit experience in distribution, financial services both commercial and regulatory and finance and general management in travel retail.

His exposure within these different industries has allowed him to look at business from a holistic and strategic perspective, focusing on process and operational improvement as well as mitigating risk and developing business opportunities based on data analytics.

Kareem holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Voorhees College as well as a Master of Accountancy from Bowling Green State University.