Carl Ryan-Hunter has 28 years’ experience of managing the maintenance and development needs of Caribbean hotel and resort facilities. Special passion for management of energy and leveraging environmental initiatives to drive down operation costs and enhance marketing ability. He has passion for training and information sharing with a special focus in overcoming cultural barriers to change. He has a degree in Engineering (from Imperial College and is a Certified Engineering Operations Executive. Carl Ryan-Hunter is a Former Director of St. Lucia Solid Waste Management Authority and strong proponent of the Caribbean Centric approach to engineering and managing projects that are regionally appropriate and sustainable. He was also one of UNEP/TraveLife’s main implementation partners for the Transforming Tourism Value Chains (TTVC) program and a Chairman of the St Lucian Hotel and Tourism Environmental Committee.