CBF Board of Directors


The CBF is governed by the  CBF Board of Directors, currently composed of five Directors: two permanent members (KfW and TNC) and three members representing the National Conserevation Trust Funds (NCTFs) that already signed a Partnership Agreement with the CBF. The partner NCTFs that did not sign the Partnership Agreement yet and the observer countries are represented on the Board by an Observer, who participates in Board meetings and serves as a national focal point on CBF matters. In accordance with the terms of the CBF Articles of Association, a majority of the Board shall not be affiliated with the governments of any of the Participating Countries and must be representatives of the civil society.

  1. Jens Mackensen
  2. Chair
  3. Representative of KfW
  4. Director of KfW Competence Center for Agriculture and Natural Resources
Eleanor Phillips
  1. Eleanor Phillips
  2. Vice Chair and Treasurer
  3. Representative of The Nature Conservancy
  4. Director of External Affairs for the Caribbean 
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  1. Garry Gore
  2. Director
  3. Founder and Chairman of the Marine Ecosystem Protected Areas Trust Fund (MEPA Trust)
  1. Sixto Inchaustegui
  2. Director
  3. Board Member of the Fondo Nacional para el Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (Fondo MARENA)
  1. Roderick Cherry
  2. Director
  3. Founder and Chairman of the Saint Lucia National Conservation Fund (SLUNCF)


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  1. Philip Weech
  2. The Bahamas
  3. Director Bahamas Environment, Science and Technology (BEST) Commission, Ministry of Environment and Health
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  1. Ronald Smith-Berkeley
  2. British Virgin Islands
  3. Permanent Secretary Ministry of Natural Resource and Labor
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  1. Fitzroy James
  2. Grenada
  3.  Director of Economic and Technical Cooperation Ministry of Economic Development, Planning, Trade and Cooperative
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  1. Gillian Guthrie
  2. Jamaica
  3. Senior Director Ministry of Water, Land, Environment & Climate Change
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  1. Ernesto Diaz
  2. Puerto Rico
  3. Director of Coastal Zone Management Department of Natural and Environmental Resources
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  1. Calvin Edwards
  2. St. Kitts & Nevis
  3. Deputy Financial Secretary Ministry of Finance
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  1. Trelson Mapp
  2. St. Vincent & Grenadines
  3. Economist Ministry of Finance

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