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Chairman Edward Gabbidon - Professional Profile

Edward Gabbidon is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the HEART Trust/NTA and the Chief Executive Officer of SynCon Technologies Limited, an IT consultancy firm specializing in ICT infrastructure and development.
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In a career spanning the banking and communications services sectors, Mr. Gabbidon has served in senior executive positions at LIME and RBTT. A proud graduate of the Kingston College, he holds professional designation in Project Management Practices and Principles from the University of New Orleans and a MBA from the University of the West Indies, Mona.
In addition to his strategic leadership of the HEART Trust/NTA, which is currently being merged with the Jamaican Foundation for Lifelong Learning, National Youth Service and Apprenticeship Board, he sits as a member of the Board of Directors of the Port Authority of Jamaica. He also served as Board Member of the Jamaica Digiport from September 2009 to March 2014 and as Council Member of the Private Sector Organization from January 2009 to March 2014.
A multifaceted professional, Edward Gabbidon is a certified commercial pilot and a member of the United States Federal Aviation Authority.