Nigel Salina is an entrepreneur. Regionally, he is well known for his record shattering performance at the Caribbean’s largest insurer, visionary outlook and strong commitment to customer satisfaction. Nigel was appointed Chairman and CEO of the global arm of the Caribbean’s largest conglomerate in 2007. Over a five-year period, he led a sales and distribution team whose performance was unparalleled. He is the Chairman of the Global Business Leadership Forum Ltd. An international corporation focusing on global business, connecting business leaders & corporations across diverse industries in different geographic locations. This company hosts leadership seminars, conferences and forums in multiple countries. This includes; the Caribbean Leadership Forum, the Business Leaders Forum hosted at the prestigious Duquesne Club in Pittsburgh PA.,and the Caribbean Security Forum. These events attracted major corporations, industry experts and global business leaders. Nigel consults with leading global corporations in The USA, Africa, Asia, Europe, Trinidad &Tobago and the wider Caribbean.
He is well known for his strong relationships with business leaders across multiple disciplines worldwide. He consults with a number of companies in Medical Services, Water, Technology, Infrastructure, Renewables, WTE, Security, Power and Energy. Over a nine-year period, Nigel earned the insurance industry’s distinction of placing in the “Super Producer” category. In 2002, he was among the top 10 producers in Trinidad and Tobago. He moved up to seventh place by 2003, capturing and occupying the top spot from 2004 to 2008. This success continued unabated and at the Trinidad and Tobago Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (TTAIFA) awards for 2004, 2005 and 2006. He won 11 awards. This included the prestigious Top Male Producer (Trinidad and Tobago) for three consecutive years. This would have risen to five consecutive years if he continued to participate in the competition. He also qualified for the prestigious Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT)Award from 2002-2009. He also secured the coveted Court of the Table Award in 2003 and Top of the Table Award from 2004 to 2009. He was the Caribbean’s Top of the table qualifier; having the highest production from The Caribbean Region (2005-2008). Nigel spearheaded Trinidad and Tobago’s relief efforts after the passing of hurricanes Irma and Maria. Coordinating a massive response between the Joint Chambers, leading corporations and the Living Water Community. He is now leading an international effort to rebuild homes and schools in five countries affected by these natural disasters. The Caribbean Security Forum attracted former leaders of the FBI, LAPD, CIA, the Department of Defense and the National Air Guard. Nigel is working with a group of International Security experts and business leaders on security issues affecting Trinidad & Tobago and the wider Caribbean.
Nigel is involved in a number of charities foremost among these is one of the Caribbean’s leading charities; the Living Water Community, where he lived and worked as a missionary for 7 years. In 2007, Nigel founded the Mercy Foundation, a division of the Living Water Community. Nigel also initiated a programme at the La Veronica Roman Catholic School for SEA students. He is a founding board member of CREDI, the Catholic Church’s tertiary education University. Nigel initially funded this organization. He also works with The St. Augustine Chamber Orchestra. A true entrepreneur, Nigel built and managed his business from the ground up and continues to diversify his business interest.