“I am one of those who did not have tertiary education; I would have wanted persons to assist me in my time. Although it can be argued that hard work and persistence can create the desirable business success, it is always good to have that knowledge and background at an early age.”
Ambitious, driven by passion and determined to succeed, the young man never stopped working. He is now highly accomplished and is known for his tremendous contribution to business. It is therefore no surprise that years later, Arthur Lok Jack was conferred with an honorary doctorate from the University of the West Indies (UWI) in recognition of his influence on Caribbean economic development. The business and philanthropy icon, after whom the school is named, shared some insight into his life and ambitions in this recent interview that is worth reading.