Mr. Darwin Telemaque was born in the village of Wesley, on the Caribbean island of Dominica.

Mr. Telemaque’s tertiary studies began at the University of the Virgin Islands and he subsequently continued studies in Management and Marketing at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida. He holds a Master’s in Logistics and Supply Chain Management from the Caribbean Maritime University in Jamaica, and his
professional designations include Certified Port Executive (C.P.E). He is presently pursuing his Professional Port Manager (PPM) designation from the American Association of Port Authorities.

Mr. Telemaque is employed as the Chief Executive Officer of the Antigua Port Authority, where he is currently overseeing the USD $100 million redevelopment of the St. John’s Harbour. This development represents a major step in regional port and transportation management and will include a comprehensive  digital platform, of which the IMO required Maritime Single Window has become a reality and is being considered the basis for further integration across the Port Eco system.

Mr. Telemaque’s many years of training and experience has afforded him opportunities to engage with several regional and international agencies including:

• The World Bank
• Food and Agriculture Organization of the United States
• Organization of the Eastern Caribbean States
• Organization of the American States (OAS) and
• Port Management of the Association of the Caribbean (PMAC)

In addition to Chairman of the Port Management Association of the Caribbean (PMAC), Mr. Telemaque is currently Vice Chairman of the Organization of the
Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), and Vice President, International Committee of Ports of the Organization of the American States (OAS).