Mr Eric Colin Cowie

Commissioner - Mr Eric Colin Cowie is a retired career banker having moved through the ranks at RBC Royal Bank. During this time, he amassed extensive experience in the banking industry and developed skills and competencies in general management, change management leadership, coaching and mentoring, communication and people management.

Mr. Cowie is an alumnus of Presentation College, San Fernando and completed several modules in the bank’s Executive Development Programme as well as other specialised training programmes conducted by the UWI School of Business and Applied Studies Limited (trading as ROYTEC) on behalf of the Wilfred Laurier University, Canada. Mr Cowie also pursued studies in communications, economics, statistics, human resource management, sales, leadership, organisational behaviour, credit training, financial accounting and effective negotiation skills.


During his tenure, Mr Cowie would have been the recipient of commendations for excellence in business performance and teamwork and has served as mentor and coach to several of the current RBC Royal Bank branch managers. He was also instrumental in getting the bank involved in cultural and sponsorship activities via participation in the Tobago Heritage Festival, as well as its now decade-long involvement with the island’s leading steel orchestra RBC Redemption Soundsetters.