Naketa West

Naketa West Director

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areas of expertise
  • 12 years of professional experience
  • Local Project Coordinator for the Trust for the Americas
  • UNESCO Cluster office for the Caribbean
  • German Development Agency
  • Victoria Mutual Foundation
  • Ministry of Education and the National Youth Service
  • Pricesmart
  • Jamaica National Bank
  • Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Master of Science degree in Clinical Psychology
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and Criminology
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from the University of the West Indies, Mona

Ms. Naketa West is a human and social development project manager and Team Building coach. With over 12 years of experience in development, she has worked with both local and international organizations across private and public sectors. She is currently the Local Project Coordinator for the Trust for the Americas. Her career has spanned work with the UNESCO Cluster office for the Caribbean, German Development Agency and she has served as the head of the Victoria Mutual Foundation, youth division of the Ministry of Education and the National Youth Service. Naketa has also led team building and empowerment sessions for Pricesmart, the Jamaica National Bank and the Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC).

Naketa is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), she holds a Master of Science degree in Clinical Psychology, Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and Criminology and a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from the University of the West Indies, Mona.

With a passion for service and a life dedicated to philanthropy, Naketa co-founded the M&N Foundation for Aspiring Youths at the age of 21 years old while still in University. She is a Kiwanian and a Distinguished President of the Kiwanis Club of Young Professionals, Kingston Jamaica.

In her down time, she explores her creativity, primarily through poetry, where she published her first book “Dance of Love and Other Verses” in October 2020. She enjoys learning, listening to music, dancing, travelling, experiencing different foods and cultures and enjoying adventures with her family. Her most prized role is being mother to her 10 year old daughter and 20 year old bonus daughter.

Consulting WP comes up with results that are actually implementable. That is their strength compared to other consulting companies.

Before founding Consulting WP in early 2001, Brandon started two Internet companies in Silicon Valley. Previously, Brandon held various management positions in New York at Simon Brothers, most recently as Vice President in Goldhill Group, focusing on new business development and risk management. He has also worked as a senior financial risk management consultant to the financial services industry; software engineer; advertising sales manager for the popular Caribbean travel guide series; general manager of an advertising and graphic design agency; and engineering intern at the Best Health Coach.


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