Kieran has loved marketing all his life, producing his first publication – a special edition school yearbook with no prior experience in the field, where he sold $37,000 in advertising at 16, from the school’s public pay-phone and offices during lunch hours.
He previously managed print and digital advertising for Scorch Magazine as Advertising Sales Director, headed a new Corporate Communications Unit with Unicomer Trinidad and managed all social media clients ranging from McDonalds T&T to The Ministry of Energy and Energy Affairs, for Tribal Worldwide. He has also consulted with the leading agencies in T&T including work for Lonsdale Saatchi & Saatchi (for Microsoft Trinidad) McCann Port of Spain and Rostant DDB.
Prior to that, he worked closely with Fortune 500 companies to develop summit and conference programs for events based in the continental United States of America (2007-2009). He holds a first degree in Management Studies (Hons.) from the University of the West Indies with minors in Marketing and Human Resource Management and was twice elected to the Student Guild where he started the first full-student magazine in 2005, which revolutionised student communication and continues to this day. He also holds a Higher National Diploma in Graphic Design from the University of Greenwich and a Post Graduate Diploma in International Relations from the Institute of International Relations at UWI, St Augustine.
In his own time, he was named as one of the youngest members to the Miss Universe Trinidad and Tobago Core Committee, where he managed public relations and publications in 2011 and is one of the faces of the local campaign to reduce drunk-driving through the Trinidad and Tobago Beverage Alcohol Alliance. He also has sought to engage political reform as one of three directors pursuing a Trinidad and Tobago Prime Ministerial Debate in 2010 before the Debates Commission adopted the call. He is a also a weekly lead writer with the Trinidad and Tobago Newsday’s special publications unit and has a self-professed amazing sense of humour.