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Mr Fareed Amin
Ms Jamela A. Ali
Mr Marc Kersting

Fareed Amin
Fareed Amin
Former Deputy Minister, Ontario | Deputy City Manager, Toronto

Mr. Fareed Amin brings a wealth of experience to GOGCO Inc. With more than 27 years of distinguished service in the public sector, Fareed has held progressively responsible positions in the Government of Ontario including Deputy Minister and Assistant Deputy Minister. He also served as Deputy City Manager at the City of Toronto with a staff of over 10,000, a capital budget of approximately $1B and an operating budget of $1.8B. Fareed was instrumental in implementing a number of transformational initiatives at the City of Toronto on customer service delivery.

Fareed graduated from Harvard University with a Certificate in Leadership from the Kennedy School of Government, obtained a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Queen’s University, a Certificate in Public Administration from the University of Toronto. He received his undergraduate degree in Applied Geography and Planning from the University of Guyana.


Chair, Judicial Appointments Advisory Committee 2017 - present.

Chief Administrative Officer
For the Town of Collingwood, Ontario. Canada. Oct 10, 2017 - present.

Senior Vice President, Public Policy
Walton Global Investments Ltd. Canada Jul 2015 – present.

Deputy Minister, Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
Government of Ontario - Dec 2011 – Sep 2012

Deputy City Manager, City of Toronto - Apr 2004 – Sep 2006
with responsibilities for the following services:
- Land use planning
- Water and waste water
- Buildings
- Solid Waste Management
- Fire Services
- Transportation
- Municipal Licensing and Standards

Director, Assistant Deputy Minister, Deputy Minister Government of Ontario Jun 1986 – Mar 2004
Held progressively responsible executive positions with the Government of Ontario culminating in appointment as Deputy Minister in the following
- Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure
- Ministry of Municipal Affairs amd Housing
- Ministry of Consumer Services
- Ministry of Economic Development and Trade
- Ministry of Small Business and Entrepreneurship
- Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration
- Ministry of Intergovernmental Affairs


Queen's University
Master of Public Administration (MPA) 1992 – 1994

University of Toronto
Certificate in Public Administration 1990 – 1992

University of Guyana
Bachelor's degree, Applied Geography and Planning 1978 – 1983

Rosignol Secondary School
Certificate of Education Examinations (GCE) Field Of StudyLand Use Planning and Management/Development: Public Administration and Politics; Leadership GradeForms 1 to 5 - 1971 – 1976
Head Prefect

Blairmont Primary School
Entrance Examinations 1965 – 1971

Jamela Ali
Jamela A. Ali, SC
Attorney at Law

Jamela A. Ali is a Senior Counsel, an Attorney-at-law in Guyana over 32 years and the Principal Lawyer in the Ali Law Firm specialising in Oil & Gas, Contracts, Mining Law, Properties, Adoptions of Children, Divorces, Probates of Wills and Administration, Money Claims, Company and Commercial law. Jamela has the distinction of several successful lead appearances at the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) Trinidad and at all levels of the Courts of Guyana.

She commenced her career as a State Counsel at the Attorney General’s Chambers, Guyana as an Advocate in Public law and held senior positions, preparing/vetting contracts and tendering advice to Government officials.

Jamela is the Vice President of the Guyana Bar Association involved in the holding of the first Oil and Gas Seminar with the members of the legal profession and Judiciary. She has attended several training seminars and workshops on the Petroleum sector and advised international energy clients in the formation and registration of companies and other matters.She is the founder of GOGCO.

Jamela holds a Masters of Law degree in Legislative Drafting from UWI which included Constitutional and Administrative Law and wrote a Research Paper on Legislative Drafting and laws. She is an Intellectual Property Agent (TradeMarks & Patents) and a Notary Public.

Jamela is an International Arbitrator and a Member of the London Chartered Institute of Arbitrators MCIArb. Also a Trained Mediator and the Founder of Mediation Services International that provides Mediation and Arbitration Services in the settlement of disputes and Training of Mediators. She is a Past President of the Mediation Institute of Guyana. As President, she initiated and managed the successful holding of the first International Mediation Conference with Justice V. Kokaram of Trinidad and the Chancellor Singh of Guyana.

Jamela has published legal works on Adoption of Children, Constitution Law Reform, Administrative Law, Human Rights, Legislative Drafting and Mediation.
For further information, you may go to the website at www.GuyaneseLawyer.com

Marc Kersting
Marc A. Kersting
Entrepreneur | Venture Capitalist | Consultant

Marc A Kersting is the owner of Kersting Computers Inc., a pioneering company in Guyana since 1996, also the best local online e-commerce company that has created a powerful channel for their new line of computers, security surveillance and alarm systems, consumer electronics and communication products to reach their consumers demands either small, medium or large scale needs, IT professionals, resellers and consumers that desire a comprehensive digital lifestyle. At Kersting Computers Inc. consumers can find the latest technology in their comprehensive line of computers, computer parts, electronic products and services, and the opportunity to interact with other members of the technology and gaming enthusiast community. Their customers range from the Guyana Supreme Court, Government Ministries, Non-profit Organizations and lots of other recognized companies, businesses and satisfied individuals that are too numerous to mention, not forgetting their international clients in Brazil, England, Canada, USA, Australia etc...
Kersting's view every customer as a customer for life and instill this philosophy in their employees to ensure the complete satisfaction of every customer. They continually evolve to satisfy the insatiable appetites of computers and electronic lovers everywhere and work around the clock to update them with all the latest products, useful new features and reliable contents. From browsing their intuitive and information-rich website, to purchasing and delivery to your door. They utilize the latest e-commerce, internet and telecommunication technologies to provide real-time service and support.
At their service centre they provide the best quality computer repairs, laptop repairs, programming, networking (wired & wireless), virus removal, diagnostic, and any other problems customers may have with their computers and peripherals, they also sell and repair all brands such as Dell, Gateways, Compaq, IBM, E Machine, Lenovo, Sony VIAO, and clone systems.
With their new Line of Computers, Kersting's innovation strategy is their ability to deliver industrial standards that directly address customer challenges. Open standards enable flexible solutions to meet evolving computing models. Unlike proprietary technologies, standards allow customers: Increased choice - Decreased cost and complexity - Product and process interoperability.
Kersting Computers Inc. loyalists are accustomed to first-class products, service, support and the best values for their money. That is because they are experts in delivering the freshest technologies available and are in tune to what's hot and what's not in the computer, networking, security surveillance and technology world. Their reputation, experience and keen industry insight permit them to negotiate the lowest possible prices for their products and services. They build and stock the most comprehensive computers in-demand and accessories and encourage patrons to recommend merchandise to supplement their vast selection.
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Address: 78 Hadfield & Breda Streets, Georgetown, Guyana, South America.

Telephone: +592 225 4712 / +592 618 8283

Email: info@gogcoinc.com

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53 Point Rouge Trail, Toronto M1X 1V2. Canada.

Telephone: 647 963 8757 / 416 208 0158

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