Head, Office of Climate Change
Mrs. Janelle Christian, took up the position as Head of the Office of Climate Change (OCC) in December 2015. Prior to joining the OCC, she worked for six (6) years with the Inter-American Development Bank and has over fifteen (15) years Project Management experience.
Mrs. Christian has also served as Part-Time Lecturer for several years at the Faculty of Earth and Environmental Studies, University of Guyana. She has a wealth of experience working in the field of development in Guyana and the Caribbean.
Mrs. Christian holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Studies and a Masters Degree in Natural Resources Management from the University of the West Indies.
Yasmin Bowman, is the Communications Specialist and joined the team in the year 2015. Ms. Bowman has over twenty (20) years of marketing and sales experience, public relations as well as event planning and coordinating.
She currently has managerial responsibility for the Communications Unit of the office and is the holder of a Bachelor of Social Sciences Degree in Public Management, a Diploma in Public Management and a Diploma in Project Management.
Ms Jenelle Benn who is the Finance Officer has been with the office since July 2009. She has more than twelve years Project Management experience and over eight years Project Finance experience.
She currently has managerial responsibility for the Finance and Administrative section of the Office and holds a Bachelor of Social Sciences Degree in Accounting.
Other Team Members
Adiola Walcott - Technical Officer - Mitigation
Edon Daniels- Project Manager
Esan Hamer - Climatologist
Juanita Thomas - Project Assistant
Lucina Singh - Science and Technology Officer
Raja Gokul - Climate Change Officer
Tracy Smith - Project Manager
Carolyn Foo - Community Outreach Officer
Kojo McPherson - Environmental Photo and Video Journalist
Marissa Maison - Technical Assistant
Corwyn Harry- Driver
David Persaud - Office Assistant
Oladara Abrams - Finance Clerk