The Financing a Blue-Green Recovery for the Caribbean session invites key stakeholders from across the region to workshop opportunities to develop ocean investment around the region. This is an invitation-only event open to Caribbean stakeholders working on Blue Economy and adjacent sectors. The interactive session will bring together finance and policymakers aiming to create specific outputs and recommendations to develop the Blue Economy across all countries and territories in the Caribbean.
Founder & CEO, Island Innovation
Christian holds a MSc in Forest Science and Management from the Georg-August University Göttingen/Germany.
Practice Manager for the Environment, Natural Resources and Blue Economy’s Global Platform Unit, World Bank
sector with experience spanning insurance, public sector, business analysis, research, structuring
and investment banking. In his current role Timar advises on and lead the execution of all
Capital Markets transactions from origination to completion; Lead negotiations with local,
regional, and overseas clients and partners in the structuring of transactions; and monitor and
analyse trends in the financial services industry for territories/ countries covered. As a graduate
of Vauxhall High School, Timar became the first student from a Non-Traditional High School to
be awarded the coveted Jamaica Scholarship, Prime Minter’s Youth Award for Excellence in
Academics and the 2014 Jamaica Rhodes Scholarship. He holds a BSc. in Actuarial Science from
the University of the West Indies and completed his MSc in Applied Statistics and MBA at the
University of Oxford. Timar is passionate about national progress and takes a keen interest in
Education and Youth development. He currently serves as the President of the Vauxhall Past
Students’ Association and is a member of the World Economic Forum Global Shapers
Community in Kingston.
Manager, Origination and Structuring, NCB Capital Markets
Gözde has over 10 years’ experience in banking sector and project finance and 4 years of that has been specifically in debt financing of large-scale renewable energy projects in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Gözde holds a Bachelor degree in Economics and Administrative Sciences from Middle East Technical University in Turkey.
Director of Banking and Finance, MPC Capital
As a diplomat, he served as Grenada’s Ambassador to the United States, Mexico and Canada and also as Grenada’s Ambassador to the United Nations. A qualified medical doctor with an MBA, Dr. Friday brings a wide perspective on the interconnected nature of business, health, and international economic policy.
Dr. Angus Friday
Blue Economy Director, Waitt Institute