Mr. Richard de La Bastide is President of Yara Trinidad Ltd. a wholly-owned subsidiary of Yara International ASA of Oslo, Norway. He holds a BSc (Hons) in Chemical Engineering from Queen’s University, Canada, and an Executive MBA from the University of the West Indies.
Richard possesses over thirty years of engineering and project management experience while holding key management positions in Chemical and Fertiliser Plants in Qatar and Trinidad.
Mr. de La Bastide is a graduate of the Hydro Agri International Leadership Program and was also a member of the first Global Ammonia Network Team in Hydro Agri.
He is also a member of the Project Management Institute (PMI) and the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE).
Away from his business portfolio, Richard is a dedicated family man and a true fan of many sports, including tennis, golf and cricket.