GWP-C Welcomes New Regional Coordinator – Simone Lewis

The Global Water Partnership-Caribbean (GWP-C) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Simone Lewis, as its new Regional Coordinator. Ms. Lewis who is from Grenada, will assume office on October 1st, 2018.

                Simone Lewis

She is a highly qualified professional with a wealth of experience in natural resources management, agriculture and project management. Throughout her career, she has contributed both nationally and regionally to planning and policy development for sustainable management.

Ms. Lewis has served as the Education Specialist/Community Liaison with the Grenada Dry Forest Biodiversity Conservation Project funded by the World Bank and implemented by the Forestry and National Parks Department of Grenada. She was also the Project Development Manager of the Agency for Reconstruction and Development (ARD), the Head of Certification at the Grenada Bureau of Standards and Senior Environment Officer at the Ministry of Agriculture of Grenada. Most recently, she held the position of National Coordinator of the Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme (GEF SGP) Grenada.

Her diverse combination of expertise, means that GWP-C will have solid leadership in continuing to support Caribbean countries in the sustainable management of their water resources. Ms. Lewis is enthusiastic about contributing to the work of the GWP-C and the Global Water Partnership (GWP) as a whole. According to her “we all have the earth and water in common and there is an urgent need to protect our environment in order to sustain life, preserve biodiversity and foster sustainable development.”

Ms. Lewis holds an M.Sc. in Project Management from The University for International Cooperation (UCI) in Costa Rica and an M.Sc. in Natural Resources Management from Pedro Henriquez Ureña National University (UNPHU) in the Dominican Republic. She obtained a B.Sc. in General Agriculture from The University of the West Indies (UWI), St. Augustine Campus in Trinidad.