About The Vivian Group
Established in August 2012, The Vivian Group provides economic research and market research services; strategic planning, development planning and monitoring & evaluation services; policy; and corporate communications services. Based in New Providence, The Vivian Group is committed to serving the needs of the islands of The Bahamas and the wider Caribbean region, including the needs of individual organisations, industry groups, core sectors and communities at local, national and regional levels.
Our clients include private businesses, not-for-profit non-governmental organisations, educational institutions, and government ministries.
The Vivian Group is headed by founding Principal Gabriella Fraser. An Economist by profession, Ms. Fraser is a proven researcher and analyst. Her career achievements cross key sectors of the Bahamian economy, including, Higher Education, Tourism, Financial Services and the Electronic Communications Sector, in core responsibility areas of administration, policy and regulation. At The College of The Bahamas she was the Associate Vice President with responsibility for External Affairs and a part time faculty member in the School of Business; at the Ministry of Tourism and Aviation she was the Director for Onshore Communications; while at The Central Bank of The Bahamas, she held various positions including Economist and Assistant Manager of the Bank’s Research Department; at the Utilities Regulation and Competition Authority she was the Corporate and Consumer Relations Manager.
Trained by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), The World Bank, The Bank of England, The Commonwealth Secretariat, The Centre for Latin American Monetary Studies (CEMLA) and the University of Florida’s Public Utility Research Center, she holds a Master of Arts degree in Economic Development and Policy Analysis from the University of Nottingham (UK), a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and Finance from Barry University (USA), and an Associate of Arts degree in Pure and Applied Mathematics from The College of The Bahamas. Ms. Fraser has a postgraduate Diploma in Financial Economics from the University of London and a certificate from the London School of Economics and Political Science for studies in Unemployment, Inequality and the Welfare State and Economic Perspectives on Society. She is currently completing a Doctorate in Business Administration degree (DBA) with the University of Bath (UK).
Vivian Group Associates are drawn from academia, private business, the public and non-government sectors, spanning a range of professional and analytical expertise including social, business and economic disciplines and industrial fields.