Team Leaders

Profile 1:

Screen Shot 2014-01-11 at 9.05.10 AMLuwayne Thomas Bsc., Msc.

Co-founder & Lead Researcher

Luwayne has over 10 years’ experiece in qualitative and quantitative research. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business, Economics and Social Statistics and a Master of Science degree in Economics from the University of the West Indies .

When asked why did he choose this path? Luwayne replied:

“ I’m an analyst by nature, research is my passion! The beauty with research is that it allows one to explore the unknown and to solve problems with data & information. In addition, I love learning, and research is one of those areas where continuous learning is inevitable – each new project comes with several opportunities to learn – this is why I love the business of research.”

Follow Luwayne on twitter: @LuwayneThomas

Profile 2:

Abi-Gaye White B.A., LLB

Co-founder & Project Management

Abi-Gaye is an Attorney-at-Law with over six years’ experience in research.  She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Language, Communication and Society and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of the West Indies.

When asked ‘what makes Balcostics Limited different?’ She replied:

“We have a focus team, whose mission it is to make Caribbean research more applicable – simple, easy and understandable for those willing to apply it. We consider ourselves lifelong learners and this positively impacts on our services. We place great emphasis on educating and sharing new and interesting research with our fellow men – check our “Carib Research“, “Balcostics Research” and “Infographics” categories.

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Profile 3:

Christina Profile picChristina Lewis-Keith BSc.

Field Work Manager

Christina holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology from the University of the West Indies Mona. Having a practical and theoretical background in research she appreciates and understands its value which has ignited a passion to share this knowledge with persons that need insight.

She is pleasant, approachable and knowledgeable which has made her one of the key persons in forming strong relationships for the company. “Balcostics is the new face of research; young, brilliant, knowledgeable and driven. We do not settle for mediocrity but ensure that we achieve greatness and uncover the truth in every project that we are involved.”

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Profile 4:

Thereece Stewart

Thereece Stewart BSc.

Data Personnel

Thereece holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Banking and Finance from the University of the West Indies. She is accredited by the UTech/JIM-School of Advance Management with a Certificate in Jamaican Securities. She also holds a Certificate in “Treasury Management- Operation and Systems” from the Jamaica Stock Exchange E-Campus.

Thereece is an avid reader who is guided principally by intellect and sound judgement. She possesses excellent analytic skills and has a keen eye for details. Thereece is a natural researcher and has an unrelenting passion for information.  She believes that the solution for leaders is to establish a culture where there is a passionate commitment to excellence characterized by high productivity, full engagement and inspired leadership. ” We continuously strive for excellence at Balcostics by providing a practical and informed roadmap to the organizations that we are in partnership with.”