Vejai Sammy

Academic Community Representative from the College of Science, Technology and Applied Arts of Trinidad and Tobago (COSTAATT).

Vejai is an IT professional with over 20 years experience in the areas of cybersecurity, IT governance, ICT4D, risk management and project management. He has worked in the national  and regional security sphere within CARICOM specializing in intelligence and border security systems. Internationally, he has worked extensively with organisations such as the OAS/CICTE, INTERPOL, CSIS and SOCA/UK on initiatives aimed at building capacity in regional security operations.

He is a  graduate of the University of London in Computing and Information Systems and  the University of Liverpool in Information Systems Management and holds professional certifications in Project Management (PMP), Service Management (ITIL), Cybersecurity (CISSP) and Risk and IT Controls (CRISC). Vejai is also a certified digital forensics examiner having received extensive training in digital forensics and ethical hacking and was a pioneer in the introduction of Visual Investigative Analysis for regional intelligence operations where he is certified trainer for IBM Analytics. 

He currently serves as Director of Technology Services at COSTAATT as well as Education Director for the ISACA Trinidad & Tobago chapter.