Ms. Persad has been appointed to the BCRC-Caribbean since June 2011. Ms. Persad had 20 years of experience in the medical arena as both a medical administrator and an office manager at a laboratory and medical clinic in Trinidad & Tobago and Ontario, Canada respectively. She has training in the areas of medical administration and computer programming as well as experience in the development of quality management systems for ISO 9002 accreditation for laboratories.
Ms. Boodoo joined the BCRC-Caribbean in April 2016 as a part of the Project Management Unit. Ms. Boodoo is an environmental and sustainable development professional with over eight years’ experience in environmental management and project management throughout the Caribbean region. Ms. Boodoo’s project experience includes environmental impact assessments for onshore and offshore oil and gas exploration, infrastructure development and coastal protection works. Ms. Boodoo is driven by the desire to contribute to sustainable living and biodiversity conservation in the Caribbean.
Ms. Batchasingh joined the BCRC-Caribbean in March 2016 as the organization’s policy, research and planning specialist. Ms. Batchasingh is a career environmental management practitioner and has over fifteen years of diverse experience in environmental assessment, policy and planning in both the private and public sectors within the Caribbean region. Ms. Batchasingh’s past experiences range from global climate change negotiations to marine resource conservation.
Ms. Charles joined the Project Management Unit of the BCRC-Caribbean in April 2016. She has over 5 years’ experience in research and laboratory settings and is a published researcher. Ms. Charles has an MSc.E in Civil, Sustainable and Environmental Engineering from Arizona State University, as well as a MSc. in Biotechnology from Claflin University, USA.