Director, Trinidad Cement Limited
Dr. Leonard Nurse is a senior lecturer at the Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados and an Associate of the Centre for Coastal Engineering and Management, UWI, St. Augustine. He graduated with a PhD from McGill University, and currently holds directorships in Barbados National Oil Company, Barbados National Terminal Company Limited and the Barbados Cane Industry Corporation. Dr. Nurse is also currently the Chairman, Board of Governors of the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre, which is headquartered in Belize.
In 2000 Dr. Nurse was awarded the Certificate of Merit awarded by the Future Centre for outstanding work in support of preservation of natural reefs, and in 2001 he was awarded the Barbados Centennial Honours followed by the Governor-General’s Award for the Environment. He also received Barbados' second highest national award, the Companion of Honour of Barbados, in 2007