Ms. Karen Darbasie

Ms. Karen Darbasie

Ms. Karen Darbasie
Group CEO,
First Citizens.
Karen Darbasie has over twenty-four (24) years experience in the financial services industry and has a wide ranged academic background with both local and international qualifications which include a Bachelor of Science (BSc) Honours degree in Electrical Engineering and Master of Business Administration with distinction from the University of Warwick.

Ms. Darbasie along with her team continue to grow the First Citizens franchise both locally and regionally. She is a Director on several subsidiary Boards within the First Citizens Group and is currently the Vice President of the Bankers Association of Trinidad and Tobago, a Director of the Board of St. Lucia Electricity Services Limited and Secretary of The Energy Chamber of Trinidad and Tobago.

Prior to her appointment at First Citizens, Ms. Darbasie held the post of Managing Director of the Merchant Bank, Country Treasurer and Markets Head at a global financial institution based in Trinidad and Tobago. She has also been a Director of the Board of the American Chamber of Commerce of Trinidad and Tobago.