The Office of Procurement Regulation

Trinidad & tobago

Stakeholder Engagement and Consultation Workshop, 2018

These sessions aim to review the draft handbook and guidelines and the development of the Regulations to support the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Property Act, 2015 (the Act) 

If you are a public body or person engaged in the acquisition of goods, works or services involving the use of public money then this workshop is for you.

Location:  Groups #1- #6 Trinidad, Group#7- Tobago      

Cost:  Free Admission

Step 1 - Identify your stakeholder group & Obtain Invite

Group 1

Wed 26th  September 2018 - AM

7:30am - 12:00 noon


Chambers, Civil Society Groups, International NGOs, Accounting/Engineering and other Associations etc. 

Session Closed

Group 2

Wed 26th September 2018 - PM

12:45pm - 5:00pm


 Chief Procurement Officers/Change Agents (from Government Ministries), Central Tenders Board 

Session Closed

Group 3

Thu 27th September 2018 - AM

8:30am - 12:00 noon



Permanent Secretaries, Deputy Permanent Secretaries, Heads of Departments of Gov’t Ministries, Integrity Commission, Service Commissions 

Session Closed

Group 4

Thu 27th September 2018 - PM

12:45pm - 5:00pm


CEOs, Chairmen and Chief  Procurement Officers of State Enterprises 

Session Closed

Group 5

Fri 28th September 2018 - AM

7:30am - 12:00 noon


 CEOs and Chairmen of Regional Health Authorities, Tobago House of Assembly, Regional Corporations, Statutory Authorities  

Session Closed

Group 6

Fri 28th September 2018 - PM

12:45pm - 5:00pm


NGOs, Schools, Cultural and Sporting Organizations – anyone who receives funding from public money 

Session Closed

Group 7

 Fri 19th October 2018 - Full Day

9:00 am - 3:00 pm

 Venue:   Victor E. Bruce Financial Complex,  6-10 Post Office Street, Scarborough 900212 Tobago  

Session Closed


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Consultant's Profile

Peter Trepte


Peter Trepte has law degrees from the UK (BA(Hons.)) and France (Licence en Droit) and a doctorate from the Netherlands. He is a Senior Fellow in Public Procurement Law at the University of Nottingham and a practicing barrister with Littleton Chambers in London and of Counsel to Grayston & Company in Brussels.

In private practice, he concentrates on public procurement and competition law and has a wide background in EC law. In relation to regulated procurement, he advises and represents public and private sector clients on issues of EC procurement rules as well as on the application of the WTO Agreement on Government Procurement and the effect on the procurement rules of the EC's preferential trade arrangements.


Internationally, Peter has worked extensively throughout Central and Eastern Europe, Asia, Africa and even closer within our Latin American and Caribbean region, in countries such as the Bahamas, Dominica, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, St. Lucia, Grenada, Barbados and Jamaica, in areas of drafting national laws and implementing rules and regulations in the field of public procurement; assessing and benchmarking national procurement systems; drafting standard bidding and contract documents and guidance; developing appropriate procurement regulatory and institutional frameworks and dispute resolution mechanisms; and the design and implementation of public and private sector procurement capacity development programmes.


Peter is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a Member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply. He has lectured and published widely on EC matters with particular reference to public procurement and the utilities; and is the author of a number of books on public procurement.