CBF Board of Directors


The CBF is governed by theCBF Board of Directors, currently composed of two permanent members: KfW and TNC. Each NCTF from a Participating will appoint a Director to the CBF Board after signing an agreement with te CBF. At present, each of the participating and observer countries is 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 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)




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  1. Diann Black-Layne
  2. Antigua and Barbuda
  3. Ambassador for Climate Change Director of the Department of the Environment Ministry of Health and the Environment
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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. John Calixte
  2. St. Lucia
  3. Deputy Permanent Secretary Ministry of Finance, Economic Affairs, Planning and National Development
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  1. Trelson Mapp
  2. St. Vincent & Grenadines
  3. Economist Ministry of Finance

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