Q. How have your academic and work experiences led you to working with the GBB program?
Having worked in the area of facilities Management for nearly two decades and completing a Masters in Facilities and Environment Management I developed a keen interest in sustainable FM. The title of my research dissertation The Adaptation of Environmental Sustainable Facilities Management Practices in Barbados gave me insight in the practices of a number of businesses on the island and the result, the benefits of adapting well- structured practices.
Q. Why are you a Green Business Barbados Coach?
As a Facilities Management professional I believe that I am in a good position to speak confidently from my area of expertise as we have always been the department that lead in having to adapt cost saving measures and more recently leaders in overseeing environmental practices. I am passionate about the environment and can appreciate the challenges that are often faced in creating an understanding of change.
Q. What has been your most recent environmental revelation?
I discovered recently that implementing simple measures of behavioral patterns in my home has reduced my electricity consumption significantly for example my dusk to dawn security lights instead of having florescent bulbs they have been changed to energy saving, unplugging all electrical appliances in the house when not in use. “It’s the simple things”
Q. Where might I know you from?
Q. What is your favorite quote at the moment (you can add two if you can’t choose)?
“The biggest disease of the mind is over-thinking, especially too much thinking about others. Thinking too much is like eating too much. The heaviness makes it impossible to remain light and flexible.” unknown
Q. For fun you…?
I love to Dance and sing in front of the mirror I also enjoy playing silly games with my daughter.
Q. What are you reading, watching listening to now?
12 years a slave last movie, reading, The Jesus Christ diet and song for now is Taurus Riley, Gimmie lickle one drop (it’s a happy song),