Our Executive team is responsible for managing the internal processes of the HEART Trust/NTA. Dr. Wayne Wesley, Executive Director leads a team of eight (8) senior directors.
Dr Wayne Wesley is the Executive Director of the HEART Trust/NTA. He has led the integration of the National Training System through greater inclusion of private and public training providers and the development of Workforce Colleges and TVET Institutes. He also led the establishment of a flexible and responsive system by innovatively repositioning the Organization to address the workforce needs of local and foreign direct investments. Dr Wesley also provides regional leadership in workforce development as the Chairman of the Caribbean Association of National Training Authorities (CANTA).
A 2003 Fulbright Scholar, Dr Wesley has over twenty two (22) years of experience in the Education and Training sector and has been engaged in numerous consultancies locally, regionally and internationally. His professional experience spans industrial engineering, technical education, strategic leadership and executive management.
Dr Wesley holds a first class honours Bachelor of Education Degree in Industrial Technology from the University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech, Jamaica); a Master of Science in Manufacturing Systems from Southern Illinois University, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Industrial Engineering from Florida State University. He has successfully completed Executive Education programmes at the Harvard University and Manchester Business School in Leading Economic Growth and Innovation, and Advanced Management, respectively. He also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Services Management from the Jamaica Stock Exchange e-Campus, and a Level 8 Certificate in Strategic Direction and Leadership from the Chartered Management Institute in the United Kingdom.
HEART Trust Fund
Information Systems and Technical Services
Workforce Development and Employment
Corporate Planning and Strategic Development
TVET Development and Support Services
National Council on Technical Vocational Education and Training (NCTVET)
Corporate Legal Services
Acting Senior Director,
Human Resources & Administration
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