Cardelle Fergusson, CMA

Cardelle Fergusson, a dynamic Caribbean national, embodies a fervent dedication to entrepreneurship and youth empowerment. Presently, her work centers on guiding businesses and entrepreneurs, providing comprehensive support and development training.

Her drive for nurturing youth stems from active engagements with organizations such as the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award programme and CARICOM Youth Ambassadors, coupled with her expertise as a certified mathematics teacher. Cardelle holds an honors BSc in Computer Science and Management from the University of the West Indies, Barbados, and is distinguished as a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) through CMA Nova Scotia and the Caribbean, with a focus on Strategic Leadership.

Cardelle honed her project management acumen as Project Coordinator for a four-year IDB/MIF regional initiative, enhancing the entrepreneurial landscape for BYBT’s young stakeholders, ensuring impactful and relevant outcomes.

Now, as the General Manager of Barbados Youth Business Trust (BYBT), she skillfully navigates technological and financial landscapes to craft strategic plans, secures pivotal partnerships and grants, and oversees progressive projects and programs aligned with the organization’s mission.

Cardelle’s persona resonates with creativity, diligence, and a commitment to fruition. She excels in strategizing business development within entrepreneurship and youth spheres. Known for her innovative solutions, she adeptly tackles varied challenges, formulates strategic policies, and leads her team to surpass objectives. A highly driven communicator, she thrives on fostering team solidarity and exemplary service delivery.