Vincent Pereira was appointed Chairman of Republic Financial Holdings Limited and Republic Bank Limited in 2020. He joined the Republic Group in July 2019 as a member of the Board of Republic Bank Limited.
Mr Pereira is the current President of BHP Trinidad and Tobago – an upstream oil and gas producer in Trinidad and Tobago – and has more than 35 years of energy sector experience, having worked in Trinidad and Tobago and the United States.
In his present role at BHP Trinidad and Tobago, which he has held since 2005, Mr. Pereira leads the firm’s safe and reliable operations, working toward ensuring the growth of a legacy business in Trinidad and Tobago.
Under Mr. Pereira’s watch, the company has successfully executed two additional major offshore upstream development projects, continuing to make significant progress in the seamless transition from an oil-focused entity to a substantial gas producer and supplier. His focus remains on leading and maintaining the external stakeholder engagements required to ensure the long-run viability of BHP in Trinidad and Tobago.
Mr. Pereira is a Petroleum Engineer and holds a Master of Business Administration from Houston Baptist University.
Mr. Pereira is a Member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and a Board member of the Energy Chamber of Trinidad and Tobago. He is the current Deputy Chairman of United Way Trinidad and Tobago, and serves on the Board of the Vitas House Hospice.