Embassy of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
1708 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036
Monday - Friday
9:00am - 5:00pm
Monday - Wednesday, Friday
10:00am - 2:30pm
Passports may be collected from Monday - Friday, 10am-4pm.
His Excellency Dr. Neil Parsan DVM, MBA, CACM, RFC
Ambassador of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago to the United States of America and Mexico
Permanent Representative of Trinidad and Tobago to the Organization of American States
His Excellency Dr. Neil Parsan assumed the position of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the United States of America and The United Mexican States, and Permanent Representative of Trinidad and Tobago to the Organization of American States (OAS) on February 7, 2011.
Dr. Parsan did his Undergraduate Medical Degree at the University of the West Indies, Faculty of Medical Sciences where he graduated with Distinction. After spending eight (8) years as a Lecturer/Tutor at the Faculty of Medical Sciences (UWI), he pursued a Master of Business Administration (MBA) where he graduated as Top Student with Distinction. He also holds a Registered Financial Consultant (RFC) Degree, a CACM from Harvard University School of Public Health and a World Trade Professional
Degree from ITM Worldwide in Sweden. Dr. Parsan was also awarded an Honorary Doctorate for education, culture and humanitarian work from the American Universidad registered with Cambridge University (UK) and the Congress of Mexico.
Ambassador Parsan is presently the Chairman of the Global Gas Council and Honorary Chairman of the American Gas Association’s Honorary Global Ambassadors Network. The Ambassador also serves as Chair, Honorary
Council for the Global Alliance for Surgical, Obstetric, Trauma and Anaesthetic Care (The G4 Alliance); and is a Director of the Young Americas Business Trust (YABT) and the Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business (GSB) Alumni Board. He previously served as Chairman of the Inter-American Council for Integral Development and is the present Chair of the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States. Dr. Parsan was also appointed Ambassador for Peace by the Universal Peace Federation for promoting international harmony, renewal of the United Nations and the establishment of a culture of peace. He was a Director in several Companies, and has consulted on several Special Projects locally and internationally.
Dr. Parsan has also been given the following recognition: Conferred the title of Colonel Honorable Neil Parsan by the Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, U.S.A.; Award for Leadership by the City of Philadelphia, and the Africa and Caribbean Business Council; Proclamation of Ambassador Dr. Neil Parsan Day in the Cities of Boston, Hartford, Doral, Miami; Statesman Award from Memorial of Congressman Payne; and The key to the City of Broward County, Florida.
His Excellency is an Honorary Member of the International Committee on HIV/AIDS on Capitol Hill, the Women's Foreign Policy Group, the American Association of People with Disabilities, and the Americas Society. Ambassador Parsan is also on the Board of Advisors of the National Student Leadership Foundation of the USA.
An avid runner and sports enthusiast, he does a lot of traveling and is fluent in Spanish as a Second language.