James Whittaker – CTEC2017

James Whittaker

James Whittaker

James Whittaker

Founder, GreenTech Group; Founder and President, Cayman Islands Renewable Energy Association (CREA); Founder, Project Green School

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.

Speakers

James Whittaker

Founder, GreenTech Group; Founder and President, Cayman Islands Renewable Energy Association (CREA); Founder, Project Green School

Sacha Tibbetts

Vice President, Customer Service and Technology, Caribbean Utilities Company, Cayman Islands

Hon. D. Kurt Tibbetts, OBE, JP, MLA

Minister of Planning, Lands, Agriculture, Housing and Infrastructure, Cayman Islands

Steven Schiffbauer

Sustainability Coordinator, NCB Group

Tessa Williams Robertson

Head, Renewable Energy/Energy Efficiency Unit, Office of Vice-President (Operations), Caribbean Development Bank

Dr the Honourable Kedrick Pickering

Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources & Labour, British Virgin Islands

Bjørnulf Østvik

Chairman and CEO of VikingPeak Energy

Eileen O’Rourke

President, OTEC International LLC, and CFO, The Abell Foundation, Inc.

Jeane Nikolai

Director of Energy, Government of Bermuda

J-Paul Morgan

CEO of the Utility Regulation and Competition Office of the Cayman Islands (OfReg)

Dr Peter Lilienthal

CEO of HOMER Energy

Hugo Hodge

Executive Vice President and General Manager, Caribbean Basin, for Tantalus Systems

Dr Devon Gardner

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

Dr James Fletcher

Former Minister for Sustainable Development, Saint Lucia

Chris Duggan

Vice President and Head of Community Development, Dart Enterprises

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