Mr Mark Ramkerrysingh attended Trinity College from 1970 to 1978.
He entered the University of the West Indies in 1979 and obtained a Bachelor of Law degree (LL.B), Upper Second Class Honours in 1982 and a Legal Education Certificate (L.E.C) from the Hugh Wooding Law School 1985. In 1995 he received a Master of Law degree (LL.M) from Columbia University School of Law.
Mr Ramkerrysingh worked as a Legal Officer for TRINTOC, Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force and TRINTOMAR between 1985 and 1993. In 1993 he joined the National Gas Company of Trinidad and Tobago and was the Head of Legal Services there until 1995 when he joined the firm of Fitzwilliam, Stone, Furness-Smith and Morgan where he became a partner in 1998 and remains to the present.
His practice is primarily focused in the corporate commercial area where he specializes in securities regulation, initial public offerings, mutual funds, mergers and acquisitions, financing, insurance and information technology. He is regularly required to provide advice on a wide range of corporate, securities, banking, insurance and general commercial issues.
His clients range from small to multinational commercial undertakings whose businesses include banking and finance, oil and petrochemical services and computer software engineering.
Mr Ramkerrysingh is regularly called upon by both Government and private sector stakeholders to advise and comment on regulatory legislation that impacts upon various sectors. He was a member of the Cabinet appointed committee which reviewed and oversaw the overhaul and replacement of the Companies Ordinance with the current Companies Act. He also acted on behalf of industry groups in reviewing the Financial Institutions Act
which regulates banks and in recent times, he has provided critical commentary on the proposed Insurance Bill. He has acted as legal counsel on a review of legislation to provide a regulatory framework for public-private partnerships and has advised on and drafted relevant documentation on such structures. Mr Ramkerrysingh has been credited with drafting the rules for the Trinidad and Tobago Central Depository which regulates the settlement of all securities traded on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange.
Apart from his stellar career in corporate law, Mr Ramkerrysingh has contributed to a number of associations and committees.
He was a director of the Pan American Life Insurance Company of Trinidad and Tobago from 2012 to 2016. He is currently the Corporate Secretary of United Way of Trinidad and Tobago, The Registrar of the Anglican Church in the Diocese of Trinidad and Tobago and the Chairman of the Elections and Boundaries Commission of Trinidad and Tobago.
The Trinity College Alumni Association acknowledges Mr Mark Ramkerrysingh for his outstanding work in corporate law and proudly admits him into its Hall of Fame.