Algernon CargillDirector, Department of Aviation at Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation
Algernon Cargill holds an MBA degree with honours from the University of the Miami, with a specialization in International Business. His professional career to date encompasses Strategic Management, Banking and Finance and Sales and Marketing. Mr. Cargill spent 23 years with a large commercial bank, rising to the rank of General Manager of Branch Banking. This was followed by engagement with one of the international oil companies which extended his reach into the global market, including a multiyear assignment as Country Chairman and Legal Representative with Chevron Puerto Rico LLC, with responsibility for sales, service, marketing, risk management and financial performance for a regional district compromising Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands, Antigua, St Kitts, Dutch St Maarten, and French St Martin, as well as Dominica and St Lucia. He was appointed Director and CEO of the National Insurance Board in October 2008 and currently serves as the Director of Aviation in the Ministry of Tourism, Investments and Aviation, managing the entire Aviation Portfolio for the Minister of Tourism, Investments and Aviation.
He currently serves as an Adjunct Professor in the School of Business, Tourism and Hospitality studies at the University of the Bahamas, where he currently lectures classes in The Management, Banking, Economics and Finance Departments.
He is the President of the Bahamas Aquatics Federation and a Member of the Bureau of FINA, the global governing body for Aquatics Sports, representing the Central American and Caribbean Region.