Mr. Puta-Chekwe became the CEO of the of the Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Unit (CIU) on May 23, 2016. Prior to this appointment, he has held many important leadership positions, e.g. Deputy Minister of the Ontario Ministry of Citizenship Immigration and International Trade; Deputy Minister Responsible for Women’s Issues and Seniors Affairs; Chair of the Social Benefits Tribunal; and Country Manager for First Quantum Minerals. In 1998, he became the founding Chair and CEO of the Ontario Rental Housing Tribunal. He is the author of An Election to Remember and Getting Zambia to Work.