With over fifteen years of experience in the creative industry, this creative enthusiast combines his passion for the performing and creative arts with his background in Youth and Young Adult Development. Stephen is the Owner and Creative Director of ProjectGio868 – a creative design agency. He has served Trinidad & Tobago as a trained National Adjudicator for the Trinbagonian Unified Calypsonians Association (TUCO) and the National Carnival Commission (NCC) for the past ten years and is an avid competitive masquerader with a distinct eye for design.
This multi-talented entrepreneur is also trained in Television Broadcasting, Public Relations / Protocol, and Event Management with a working background in Primary and Tertiary Education.
He attended the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas (ANGELICUM, Rome) where he pursued a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Theological & Philosophical Studies. With a certification in Counselling Psychology from the University of the West Indies Open Campus, his warm charisma and bold taste are evident in his meticulous work ethic which has afforded him the opportunity to co-produce, manage and direct multiple major winning productions and world-class events. Stephen’s extensive creative portfolio, servant leadership skills coupled with his undeniable love for his country sets him in good stead as the Founder and Executive Director of Crowns and Sashes – the leading pageant training and production agency in Trinidad & Tobago.