Kennedy Pemberton

Director of Operations, Green Case Consulting

Kennedy Pemberton

Director of Operations, Green Case Consulting

Biography

Kennedy Pemberton is a seasoned Tourism Strategist with more than 12 years’ experience facilitating economic resilience through tourism planning. Kennedy boasts top-tier qualifications in Sustainable Destination Management, Tourism Development and Marketing, and currently serves as Director of Operations for Green Case Consulting, a boutique consultancy specializing in Sustainable Tourism for the public and private sector.

During his career, Kennedy crafted several project proposals which have mobilized in excess US 3 million for Caribbean tourism development. He has also provided coordination and technical support to multi-destination tourism development initiatives funded by the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), Compete Caribbean Partnership Facility (CCPF), European Union, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the World Bank Group (WBG).

Through various regional roles and consulting assignments, Mr. Pemberton amassed key expertise in Policy Analysis, Product Development, Institutional Strengthening, and Stakeholder Engagement. In fact, his work set the 2022-2028 trajectory for Sustainable Tourism programming for the 35 Latin American and Caribbean territories of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS), and he led a Tourism Policy Review on 12 Caribbean countries on behalf of the World Bank Group.

Kennedy has delivered more than 250 hours of Capacity-Building Training to intra and extra-regional tourism stakeholders. He has undertaken academic teaching assignments with the University of the West Indies and facilitated professional/practical workshops for tourism businesses on behalf of agencies like the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), Compete Caribbean and Business Strategies Limited.

Notably, through his directorship with Green Case Consulting, Mr. Pemberton developed a Governance Framework for Marine Tourism in Sri Lanka, and prepared Tourism Policy and Climate Action Gap Analyses on Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago under Technical Cooperation Agreement with the IDB.

All session by Kennedy Pemberton

General Session VI: Partnership

12:15 - 13:30
Radisson Grenada