Mr Dupres is a citizen of Trinidad and Tobago and a Chemical Engineer with 44 years of experience in the Energy Sector. He is the current Chairman of the Trinidad and Tobago Bureau of Standards (TTBS) and has also served as the Executive Director of the TTBS, the President and Managing Director of Petrotrin as well as the Chairman of the National Petroleum Marketing Co. Mr. Dupres also serves on several Boards in the private Sector. With his training and skills in chemical and general engineering technology, business development, human resource development, project management, marketing, corporate planning and governance, Mr Dupres brings his wide business experience and his extensive knowledge of and interest in standards development and enforcement, to the Board.
The Caribbean Med Labs Foundation, based in Trinidad and Tobago, is a non-governmental organisation established in response to a request from CARICOM Ministers of Health in June 2007. The Ministers had requested continuation of the regional effort aimed at building and sustaining the highest quality medical laboratory services.