Mr. Desmond Lawrence is an accomplished professional with a background in Media, Education and Communications.

His voice has been heard on the airwaves of Trinidad and Tobago in radio commercials and on Music for Life 107.FM where he currently hosts the evening drive radio program, “The Oasis”.

Previously, Mr. Lawrence worked at WEFM 96.1, another frequency in the Trinidad and Tobago Radio Network (TTRN), popularly known as “OJO”. He is also a former television host and presenter.

His on-air media talents have allowed him to professionally host several corporate and cultural events, while being invited to professionally moderate numerous business seminars and webinars facilitated by local business organizations over the years.

As an Educator he has taught at all levels of the education system; Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary, including lecturing at one of the leading tertiary institutions in the region, in the departments of  Mathematics and Management Science, Marketing, and Management.

Mr. Lawrence has also worked as an independent consultant for various organizations in Trinidad and Tobago in the areas of Marketing Communications and Public Relations, while he has facilitated workshops focused on Public Speaking, Effective Speaking, Business Communications, Broadcasting and Entrepreneurship. He currently sits on the Board of Directors of the Human Resource Management Association of Trinidad and Tobago (HRMATT), chairing the committee responsible for developing Marketing and PR Communications strategy for the association. He has contributed articles for the association’s “HRMATT Says” column in the Trinidad and Tobago Guardian Newspaper on “Innovation and HR,” and “Green Human Resource Mnagement.”

Mr. Lawrence holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Management from the University of the West Indies, and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the Edinburgh Business School, Herriot Watt University of Scotland.

He earned the professional designation of Senior Certified Professional, Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM-SCP) and is a graduate of the Valsayn Teachers College and an alum of St. Mary’s College. He also has numerous certificates in Teaching Online, Human Resource Management, Social Media and Digital Marketing Analytics and Proficiency in Spanish and French.

He gives his time freely to many community and national projects and initiatives that utilize his diverse skill-set and experience. He previously served on the Supervisory Committee of the Teachers’ Credit Union.