Dindial Ramrattan is currently pursuing a postgraduate degree in Development Statistics at the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALISES) at the University of the West Indies (UWI), St. Augustine Campus in Trinidad and Tobago. He also obtained an undergraduate degree in Economics with a minor in International Relations from this institution in 2007. He has gained vital experience from working at various public and private sector organisations in Trinidad and Tobago over the last five years, with specific training and experience in the areas of research; data collection; data analysis and dissemination; and monitoring and evaluation. He has also been actively involved in various social policy, research and programming initiatives with an emphasis on a range of topics inclusive of poverty, labour, agriculture and healthcare. In addition, he has assisted in the education of secondary school students at both the Ordinary and Advanced levels in the subject areas of Principles of Accounts and Economics.