- Karim ould Chih
- Principal Project Manager - KfW
He is the Chair of the EbA Facility Committee. He is the Principal Project Manager - KfW with responsibility for the EbA Facility. He has experience in climate change and conservation finance in addition to policy expertise.
- Raza Ali Rizvi
- Programme Manager
He is the Programme Manager, EbA, Global Ecosystem Management Programme, at the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN). He is responsible for IUCN’s global EbA Programme and is based at its Washington DC Office. He has been involved with the conservation & sustainable development sector for over two decades and has managed diverse programmes and projects worldwide
- Ulric Trotz
He is the Deputy Director/Science Advisor of the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC). Since 1997, he has been giving direction to the Region’s efforts to build capacity for climate change adaptation and has served as project manager for three major regional climate change projects.
- Kim Halbich
- President of the St Vincent
He is President of the St Vincent and the Grenadines Hotel and Tourism Association, Board member of the SVG Conservation Trust Fund, Managing Director of Paradise Beach Hotel and Fantasea Tours in St Vincent, and Board member of CARIBwhale. Kim has been working in the tourism industry for the past 20 years.
- Maria Pena
- Project Assistant
She is the Project Assistant at the Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies (CERMES) University of the West Indies (UWI) with over 20 years’ experience in natural resources management. Her interests are in the biological and socio-economic aspects of marine resource management. She has implemented and managed numerous externally funded marine resource management projects.
- Axel Krumsiek
- Project Manager
He is a Project Manager - Marine Ecoregions at WWF Germany, holding responsibility for the marine project portfolio development in Latin America and the Pacific. He has supported the design and initiation of a project focusing on climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction through sustainable mangrove management in the Pacific island nations of Fiji and Papua New Guinea.
- Robbie Bovino
- Senior Policy Advisor
He is the Senior Policy Advisor at The Nature Conservancy (TNC). He is a qualified attorney, who has more than ten years’ experience designing and managing coastal conservation and climate change adaptation projects in the Caribbean region.
- Steven Canty
- Coordinator of the Marine
He is the Coordinator of the Marine Conservation Program at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History and specifically the projects based in the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef and Eastern Pacific region. The group focuses on the design of marine reserves to promote the health and resilience of coral reef ecosystems in the Mesoamerican barrier reef region.