K. Denaye Hinds

Dir. Sustainability, Green Matters, Miami

K. Denaye Hinds

Dir. Sustainability, Green Matters, Miami

Biography

As the head of OBMI’s Green Matters Studio, Denaye leads OBMI’s initiative within the sustainability sector. With her extensive experience in sustainable infrastructure, tourism operations, training and regulations for international standards and systems, she is responsible for building and leading OBMI’s Design and Planning sustainability policy and projects.

As a native Bermudian and engineer/project management graduate, Denaye has experience in sustainability planning at the destination and operations level, working with governments to produce sustainability plans for the tourism sector and guide sustainable development in various island-nations. Her role within tourism plans involves sustainability infrastructure, planning and resource forecasting of islands to prepare for the future. She has provided guidance and developed plans to ensure longevity of industries with the goal of improving and implementing sustainable development.

Denaye is currently the Co-Chair of the Sustainable Tourism & Hospitality Initiative for the USGBC South Florida. She is the Technical Director of CAST (Caribbean Alliance for Sustainable Tourism) working to ensure sustainability resources for the region. Spearheading OBMI’s Social Responsibility, giving back to communities where she resides is evident and continues to be a driving force both personally and professionally

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