Distinguished Professor of Economics, Dr. Avinash Persaud, will deliver the second annual Leo Leacock Memorial Lecture, tomorrow, as part of the Small Business Association Week of activities.
The lecture takes place on, Tuesday, September 22, at the Errol Barrow Centre for Creative Imagination, University of the West Indies Cave Hill Campus, starting at 7:00 p.m.
Professor Persaud, a member of the United Nations Commission of Experts on International Financial Reform and Chairman of Intelligence Capital Limited, will speak on the topic: The Global Economic Crisis & Small Business in Barbados.
The series is dedicated to the memory of the late Leo Leacock, an outstanding business owner for more than three decades.?? He was at the helm of one of the most successful locally-owned enterprises – Leo Leacock and Company Limited Hardware Store – from 1966 until his death in September, 2002.