Dr. Balraj Kistow

Bachelor of International & Sustainable Business Faculty

Dr. Kistow is a Lecturer in the areas of International Business and Accounting and Finance and the Programme Director for the Master of Small and Medium Enterprise Management (MSMEM). He is one of the lead coordinator for the WEF Global Competitiveness Survey in Trinidad and Tobago and Doctorial Graduate of the Lok Jack GSB, where his thesis was focused on the impact of culture on business and competitiveness.  He has been teaching and researching in the area for more than seven years and has presented at conferences across the region. He recently led a group of students on an intercultural educational tour to Bogota Colombia in May 2011.  He has previously worked in the financial sector and as a utility regulator.


He has been in teaching and research for over 15 years. He has also been involved in distance education and e-learning for over 10 years. .He is a member of the St David Social Welfare Board and a member of the Northeast Zonal Council of the Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board  He has presented and published in the areas of Sustainable Development, Finance and Accounting, Small Business Management and Distance Learning and is regular contributor to the Trinidad Guardian’s Business Section.  His current research areas include Sustainability of SMEs in the region, Culture in International Business and Open and Distance Learning.