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Russell Martineau

The Honourable Russell Martineau 

Born 7th February 1945

The Honourable Russell Martineau

Mr. Russell Martineau S.C. was born on February 7th 1945. Mr. Martineau S.C.. served as Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago for 5 years from 1981 to 1986. A former member of the Law Commission. He was also a tutor at the Hugh Wooding Law School and a former part-time lecturer in Commercial Law at the University of the West Indies. He most recently served as the President of the Law Association of Trinidad and Tobago.Mr. Russell Martineau, CMT, SC, LLM (Lond.) serves as the Chairman of Tobago Plantations Limited. Mr. Martineau serves as Chairman of the Board of L.J. Williams Ltd., Home Constructions Limited and Guardian General Limited. He serves as a Director of Guardian General Insurance Limited and Caribbean Finance Company Limited. He served as a Senior Independent Director of Republic Financial Holdings Limited until January 31, 2018 and as its Director from 1999 to January 31, 2018. He served as a Director of Home Construction Limited. He has been a Senior counsel since 1993 and is a member of the Bar in England, Barbados, Antigua, St. Lucia, Grenada, St. Vincent and Trinidad and Tobago. He is Chairman of the A.N.R. Robinson Library, Museum and Ethics Centre and President of the Law Association of Trinidad and Tobago. He was also called to the Bar of England in Wales in 1972. He has had publications in "The lawyer" and edited the digest of cases. Mr. Martineau received his tertiary education at the University of Dundee and the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Republic Financial Holdings Limited (RFHL) has announced the retirement of Director, Russell Martineau S.C., from its Board on January 31, 2018.

Martineau, a former Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago and President of the Law Association of Trinidad and Tobago, has served as a member of the Republic Group Board of Directors since 1999. He has vast experience as a member of the Bar of England and Wales, Barbados, Antigua, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, Grenada, Dominica and Trinidad and Tobago.

Ian Benjamin resigned from the Board of Republic Bank Limited on January 31, 2018 to take up his appointment as Director on the Board of RFHL with effect from February 1, 2018. In announcing the retirement of Martineau, members of the Board saluted him for his yeoman service throughout the years.