Executive Leadership

Giles A.M. Carmichael

Director

Giles Carmichael is a graduate of Durham University in England where he studied law. He furthered his studies by obtaining a Masters in Law from Suffolk University Law School in Boston and completed a MBA from the IE Business School in Madrid.

Giles Carmichael is admitted to practice in Barbados and is called to the New York Bar.

Mr. Carmichael is a Partner at Chancery Chambers LLP, Barbados and works on corporate and commercial matters, advises on regulatory issues in Barbados and overseas overall management of the firm.

Giles Carmichael is a member of the American Bar Association, Institute of Directors, International Tax Planning Association, the New York State Bar Association and the New York City Bar Association.

Sir Trevor A. Carmichael

Director

Sir Trevor Carmichael is the Founder and Principal of Chancery Chambers, a premier regional law firm which has gained international recognition; it offers a comprehensive legal service to clients with international business and commercial interests.

He is a member of the Barbados Bar Association, the International Bar Association, the Inter-American Bar Association and a Committee Member of the Inter-American Bar Foundation as well as an associate member of the Canadian Bar Association. He holds membership in the International Tax Planning Association, the International Fiscal Association and was one of the parties responsible for establishing a Barbados Chapter of the International Fiscal Association of which he is Charter President. Sir Trevor has spoken to a wide range of audiences on international, commercial and tax matters and has also been twice the keynote speaker at the Canadian Condominium Institute’s Annual Meetings in Toronto, Canada. 

He is the Barbados Country Chairman of the International Litigation Committee on Business Law of the International Bar Association and a former Deputy Secretary General of the International Bar Association.  He is a Life Fellow of the Institute for Advanced Legal Studies in the United Kingdom, a Life Member of the Commonwealth Magistrates and Judges Association and a member of the International Law Association.

He has authored over one hundred (100) articles and monographs in the areas of Law, Economics and Public Policy, and he serves as a Panel Member of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes of the World Bank in Washington.  He is also a Certified International Arbitrator with the International Centres for Arbitration, and a Vice President of the International Institute of Association and Foundation Lawyers, as well as a Member of the International Council of Environmental Law. 

Kyle L. Rudder

Vice President

Kyle Rudder is a qualified accounting professional and the current Vice President of Centurion Management Services Ltd., a management company located in Carleton Court, High Street, Bridgetown, Barbados. Kyle is a former student of Queen’s College and recipient of a Barbados Exhibition. He graduated from the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus with First Class Honors in Economics & Accounting (BSc.).

Thereafter, he launched his career by joining the audit department at KPMG (Barbados). This assignment resulted in his acquiring of over six years’ experience in financial statement audits in various industries including insurance, banking, investment banking, retail, hotel, government, education and telecommunications. Kyle gained acceptance into the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) in 2012 and is also a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Barbados (ICAB).

In a quest to further his career beyond the realm of audit, he acquired a position as Account Executive at UI Management Inc. It afforded him the opportunity to gain further knowledge in captive insurance management and created the platform for his current post.

Andrew C. Ferreira

Director 

Andrew Ferreira is at present the Head – Commercial and Tax at Chancery Chambers, where he has worked for over 20 years. Chancery Chambers is a premier regional law firm which has gained international recognition; it offers a comprehensive legal service to clients with international business and commercial interests.

Andrew Ferreira is a member of the Barbados Bar Association, and the Trinidad and Tobago Bar Association. He holds membership in several international organizations, including the International Tax Planning Association, the International Fiscal Association and British Institute of International and Comparative Law; and participates at the Joint Colloquium on International Arbitration sponsored under the auspices of the ICC, the AAA and ICSID. 

Incidental to his primary areas of legal practice which includes the legal aspects of economic development, Andrew Ferreira has been involved in several international projects, advising governments, regional and international organizations as well as development banks; he has provided legal consulting services to these agencies and worked on feasibility and pre-feasibility studies commissioned directly by these agencies.

His professional work and interests reflect a developed knowledge of international law and of issues related directly and indirectly to the commercial aspects of project finance transactions.