Special Advisor to the Board
Phillip Nassief has extensive experience as a leader in business development, holding a degree in chemical engineering from McGill University. Nassief oversaw the development of Dominica Coconut Products to be a leading manufacturer of soaps and oils in the Caribbean, which was later sold to Colgate Palmolive. Along with a group of shareholders, Nassief acquired the Fort Young Hotel after it was devastated by Hurricane David. Currently, he manages several businesses, including Dominica’s leading rum distillery, Belfast Estate Limited, as well as Springfield Trading and supermarket S-Mart. Additionally, Nassief is engaged in real estate development, particularly in Belfast, and the Tibay Villas in Portsmouth. Leader of the non-profit Elias Nassief Foundation, Nassief focuses on early childhood literacy and the elderly, while also devoting himself to his own children, Yvor, Maroussia, and Gregor.