They are Sir Royston Hopkin of Grenada, Ambassador David Shoul of Antigua & Barbuda, Mr Ken Boyea of St. Vincent & the Grenadines and Ms Jennifer Nero of St. Kitts & Nevis.

Sir Royston Hopkin is the president and CEO of Spice Island Inn Resort and has been president of both the Caribbean Hotel Association and the Grenada Hotel Association.

Ambassador Shoul is a prominent businessman in Antigua & Barbuda and is his country’s non-resident Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China. He was instrumental in obtaining that government’s assistance in financing the construction of the Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Stadium, which will be used in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2007.

Boyea, a businessman, is former head of the Eastern Caribbean Group of Companies, one of the largest in the region, and is also on the board of directors of the Caribbean Association of Industry and Commerce (CAIC).

Nero is a senior director of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank in charge of the Internal Audit Department.