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Meet the team

01 April 2020

The Dental Protection team in the Caribbean and Bermuda has recently expanded to provide members with a regional service that ensures local support and information from a visible team on the ground.

Ruth Russell Hutton is Business Development Manager and brings to her role 23 years’ expertise in sales and marketing. This includes 18 years’ experience in researching, analysing and developing marketing strategies and business plans for the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries throughout the English-speaking Caribbean.

Ruth holds a BSc in Marketing and an Associate’s degree in Institutional & Catering Management. She is based in Jamaica.

Steven Joseph is Business Development Executive and supports Ruth in liaising directly with Dental Protection members across the Caribbean region. Steven is based in Trinidad and Tobago and has a diverse career that includes marketing, sales, education, training and development, and sports administration. Steven also has a BA in International Studies and an MBA in Global Management.

Ruth and Steven both work across 18 English-speaking countries, which each have their own particular culture and nuance. Ruth covers the north and Steven the south, which takes in the whole territory of the Caribbean and Bermuda that runs from Guyana in the south to Bermuda in the north: a distance of 3,110 kilometres or 1,932 miles.

The team liaise with four different medical and dental associations on the islands of Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, St Lucia and Grenada. Historically, they have processed subscriptions for Dental Protection and, in some cases, organised and disseminated information to members.

Ruth and Steven also work closely with the medical and dental schools to engage with Dental Protection members of the future, and they are also the first line of enquiry for members who have queries about their subscriptions and the coverage that they have.

To contact your local team please email [email protected]

Countries covered – at a glance

Ruth Russell Hutton

  • Jamaica
  • Bahamas
  • Bermuda
  • British Virgin Islands
  • The Cayman Islands
  • Turks & Caicos
  • Belize
  • Montserrat

Steven Joseph

  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Barbados
  • Grenada
  • St Lucia
  • Anguilla
  • Antigua & Barbuda
  • Dominica
  • Guyana
  • St Kitts & Nevis
  • St Vincent
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