Tobago is renowned for its sandy beaches, great weather, beautiful tropical landscapes, and friendly people. But the island is also home to transcendent nature-based assets such as the internationally known Buccoo Reef and the Tobago Main Ridge Forest Reserve, the oldest legally protected forest reserve in the western hemisphere. All of these characteristics will be key to a … [Read more...] about Ocean resources are key to a sustainable and resilient recovery in Tobago
Priya Ramsumair-John is a Development Professional with over 14 years of experience in development in the Caribbean. She is a Project Management Professional (PMP), Scrum Master and is also certified in Change Management. She is currently a Senior Operations Analyst at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Trinidad and Tobago (TT) office where for the past 11 years, she has supported the project and portfolio management for the IDB’s public sector portfolio in TT. These projects have been primarily in the social sector, housing and urban development, climate change and tourism. Priya is also qualified in Tourism Development and Management. She holds an MSc. In Tourism Development from the University of Surrey, United Kingdom, and a BSc in Tourism Management from the University of the West Indies. Before joining the IDB, Priya held positions in the Caribbean as a lecturer in local and regional Universities. Additionally, she has worked with consulting firms with a focus on strategy development and implementation in tourism and sustainable development for local economic areas.