John Arnold is the holder of the prestigious national award – Hummingbird Medal Gold for his work in culture. He has had immense experience working in Culture, Education, Event Management and Tourism. Currently Mr. Arnold is the Chairman of the MusicTT board, Lecturer in Event Management at the Arthur Lok Jack Global School of Business, a Director on the CreativeTT board, the President of COTT, Music Copyright Organization of Trinidad and Tobago and the Executive Chairman of Shaw Park Complex.
Mr. Arnold also hosts a radio show for World Music on Tambrin Radio for the past 5 years. He has also served on a number of Government and Private Sector boards, such as: Musical Director for the National Contingent to CARIFESTA on three occasions within the last two decades, COTT board from 2005-2008, Chairman of Tobago Heritage Festival 1990-1992 and the Festivals Committee of the Tobago House Of Assembly. In addition to these, Mr. Arnold is also a recipient of the NY Sunshine Award for Excellence in Music and Culture, the IRAWMA award for contribution to Caribbean Culture, and has pioneered many choirs to victory in the National Bi-annual Music Festival over the past three decades. He is also the Musical director for the ever popular, local folk chorale – Signal Hill Alumni Choir.