The Integrity Commission has been outfitted with a new Chairman. This, following the resignation last month, of former Chairman, Ken Gordon.
Retired Justice of Appeal The Honorable Justice Zainool Hosein was appointed to the position by His Excellency President Anthony Carmona on Thursday. He will be sworn in on Friday at 10:30am at the Office of the President in St. Ann’s.
Justice Hosein’s CV reads quite impressively, having graduated from the University of Sheffield in 1962, spent time within the Legal Department of the Derbyshire County Council and having been called to the bar of Lincoln’s Inn in 1966.
In Trinidad, he joined the Law Chambers of Queen’s Counsel Tajmool Hosein and ten years later he moved back to England and set up civil and criminal practice in the Midland and Oxford circuit.
In 1983 he returned to Trinidad and was appointed a Judge of The High Court. Ten years later he was elevated to the Court of Appeal and presided over both criminal and civil appeals. Justice Hosein also held the position of Chairman of the Environmental Commission of Trinidad and Tobago and in addition to that , he was a Special Examiner on behalf of Florida District Court and a member of International Chamber of Commerce Tribunal on ICC Disputes.