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The state of the Environment is the focus of first LC seminar

The Environment was the area of focus at the Leadership Cayman seminar held on Wednesday, February 10 at the Chamber of Commerce headquarters in Governors Square.

The seminar began with an afternoon tour of the George Town Landfill guided by Michael Haworth, Assistant Director Solid Waste and Angello Roye, Acting Operations Manager at the Department of Environmental Health (DEH). 

The breakout sessions and panel discussions concentrated on the current state and environmental threats and the role that government and society should play to preserve and curtail actions which further threatens the environment. 

Seminar speakers included Gina Ebanks-Petrie, Director at the Cayman Islands Department of Environment; Claire Hughes, Founder of Plastic Free Cayman; and Catherine Childs, Education Programmes Manager at the National Trust for the Cayman Islands.

For the first time, Leadership Cayman 2020 graduates Genevieve Georgiades, Stephanie Rattan, Dana Boardsen, and Kimberly McLean organised the first seminar which was kindly sponsored by Expertise Limited.

Cox Lumber Limited, RBC Royal Bank (Cayman) Limited and Wheaton Precious Metals are the major sponsors of the Chamber of Commerce’s six-month leadership programme.

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