Mrs. Gordon served as a teacher at both the primary and secondary school levels. She then served as Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Education and then went on to serve as a Minister in various ministries as diverse as Sport, Culture and Youth Affairs, Finance, Industry and Commerce and Education. She brings with her over forty (40) years’ experience in policy development, insurance agency management and project management. She graduated from the University of Newcastle on Tyne, England with a Bachelor of Arts in Geography. She represented Trinidad and Tobago at hockey and athletics and went on to coach the first national junior women’s hockey team to compete in Jamaica. Ms. Gordon has led the team, which conceptualized and implemented several property development projects in Western Trinidad. Currently, Ms. Gordon is a Director of the Trinidad and Tobago Mortgage Finance Company Limited (TTMF), the National Insurance Board of Trinidad and Tobago and Sportt.