Sandra Sookram is Deputy Governor (Monetary Operations and Policy) of Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago. She is responsible for the Banking Operations, Reserves and Domestic Market Management, Research and Information Services Departments at the Central Bank. Prior to joining the Central Bank, Dr. Sookram was a fellow at the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALISES) at the University of the West Indies. Her Scientific achievements lie in her research on various areas in economics and her work has been published in refereed journals and books. A key component of her work as a Fellow involved the supervision of students at the M.Sc., M.Phil. and Ph.D. levels. Dr. Sookram holds a Ph.D. in Economics (2005) from the University of the West Indies.