Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) Environmental Science, University of West Indies, Jamaica
  • MSc Water and "Environmental Management, University of Bristol, UK

Funding

Australia Award

Experience

November 2007-December 2013
Environmental Resource Analyst, Ministry of the Environment, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. In this role, I was responsible for national policy coordination in the biodiversity and land degradation focal areas, planning and oversight of projects and serving as a delegate in regional and international negotiations related to these issues.

August 2003-August 2004
Teacher II (Mathematics and Science), Bequia Community High School. I taught grades 9 &10 math, grades 7 & 10 integrated science, and grade 7ngeography. I also coordinated the water quality component of the UNESCO Sandwatch programme (an experiential environmental education programme focussed on coastal monitoring) at this school.

 Interests

Research Interests: Island Studies, Environmental Governance, Political Economic Geography, Postcolonial Studies, Critical Realism, Integrated Natural Resource Management, Vulnerability and Resilience

Personal Interests: Caribbean literature, period drama, theology, hiking, travelling