An alumnus of Presentation College, San Fernando, Mr. Benjamin joined TCL in 2002 as Chemist after working for thirteen (13) years in Quality control/Quality Assurance in the public and private sectors.
At TCL he has been credited for the development, optimization and commercialization of TCL Premium and TCL Premium Plus cements. During his time at TCL he has held several positions within the Operations department, his last post being responsible for raw material Logistics and the Packaging of finished product.
While at TCL he was recognized on several occasion for his work and was adjudged TCL Mentor of the Year, TCL Academic Achiever of the Year (twice), TCL Employee of the Year and TCL Group Employee of the Year.
Mr. Benjamin is the holder of a BSc. (Hons) degree in Chemistry from the UWI. He holds membership in the American Concrete Institute (ACI), the ASTM (Committee C.01) and the Institute of Concrete Technology (UK).
He is the holder of the National Readymix Concrete Association (NRMCA) Level 4 certification in Concrete Technology, the prestigious NRMCA Certified Concrete Professional (CCPf) designation, the ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician Grade I and ACI Flatwork Finisher Technician certificates. Additionally, he has pursued several specialized ACI and NRMCA programs in Hot Weather Concreting, Concrete Troubleshooting, Mixture Submittals and Chemical Admixtures.
Mr. Benjamin is also a Quality Systems Internal Auditor for the ISO 9001, ISO 17025, API Spec 10A and API Q1 Management Systems.
He has served on the Trinidad and Tobago Bureau of Standards Committees on Ready-mix concrete, Cement and Aggregates, and the Committee for the drafting of the CARICOM Standard for Cement.
Away from work he enjoys travelling, running, Formula 1 racing, horology and music.