James Whittaker – CTEC2018

James Whittaker

James Whittaker

James Whittaker

Founder and President of the Cayman Renewable Energy Association (CREA) and Founder of Greentech Group

A Caymanian by birth with degrees in Banking, Accounting and International Finance, James spent nearly 20 years working in the financial sectors of Cayman, New York and Bermuda. A pioneer of sustainability in the Caribbean, James brings a unique blend of analytical thinking, relentless passion and inspired ideas with the goal to sustainably change the built environment of the Cayman Islands for the betterment of future generations.

Following his passion for the environment, renewable energy and green building James created the GreenTech Group of companies, the only green building solutions conglomerate in the Caribbean providing a full range of sustainability solutions; from design and building of green homes to renewable energy and LEED certification.

James is also the Founder and President of the Cayman Renewable Energy Association (CREA), the founder of the Project Green School. He is the father of two young girls and a life-long Cayman Islands resident, his determination to preserve and build a better Cayman for future generations is unwavering.



Hon. Joseph Hew

Honorable Minister, Cayman Islands Government

Karel Tujeehut

Manager Corporate Strategy & Business Development at Aqualectra Netherlands

Chad Laurent

Principal at Cadmus

Rudolf A. Garmes

Power Supply Chain Manager, Program Manager at Aqualectra (utility company of Curaçao)

Louis Boucher

Deputy Executive Director - Energy & Utilities Utility Regulation and Competition Office, Cayman Islands

H.E Dr Walton A Webson

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of Antigua and Barbuda to the United Nations

Gillian Charles-Gollop

Executive Director, Corporate Finance and Advisory at CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank

Angelos Bacopoulos

President, Bacopo Environmental Solutions, Inc.

Noel Zamot

Revitalization Coordinator, Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico

Maurice Henderson

NASA Exhibits and Education Outreach Coordinator

Leroy A.E. Abraham

General Manager/CEO of the British Virgin Islands Electricity Corporation (BVIEC)

Collin Cover

General Manager, Grenada Electricity Services Limited

Devon O. Niel Gardner, Ph.D.

Programme Manager for Energy and Head of the Energy Unit, Caribbean Community Secretariat

James Whittaker

Founder and President of the Cayman Renewable Energy Association (CREA) and Founder of Greentech Group

Sacha Tibbetts

Vice President Customer Service and Technology