Petipha Lewis

Director, Board of the Caribbean Biodiversity Fund

Petipha Lewis

Director, Board of the Caribbean Biodiversity Fund

Biography

Petipha Lewis is a Grenadian national, who currently serves as a Director on the Board of the Caribbean Biodiversity Fund, representing Grenada. She is the Chair of the Network of Caribbean Chambers (CARICHAM), and the Executive Director and Secretary to the Board of Directors of the Grenada Chamber of Industry and Commerce.

Ms. Lewis has a passion for sustainable development and the preservation of our earth for future generations. She serves as, Vice Chair of the Grenada Sustainable Development Trust Fund, and serves on the National Steering Committee of the GEF Small Grants Programme (SGP), funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF), which focuses on environmental and livelihoods for communities. She is appointed to the Programme Steering Committee of the Climate Smart Agriculture and Rural Enterprise Programme (SAEP), as well as the Education Sector Plan Steering Committee, of the Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports, and Culture. She has worked closely with the Department of Fisheries, Grenada, to develop a communication plan for the Marine Protected Areas (MPAs).

Ms. Lewis holds a master’s degree in business administration from the University of the West Indies and is also an Accredited Director with certification received from the Chartered Governance Institute of Canada. She has over forty (40) years’ experience of working in both the private and public sectors. As a facilitator and events planner, she focuses on people and planet, not just profits.

Ms. Lewis is a vocal advocate for sustainable regional economic development, enhanced trade and functional integration. She advocates for every voice to be heard, respected, and valued.  Through her leadership, she continues to drive collaboration among businesses and governments to create pathways for growth and prosperity in the Caribbean, while playing a meaningful role in the delicate balance of creating wealth while preserving the environment.

All session by Petipha Lewis

General Session IV: Prosperity

09:30 - 10:30
Radisson Grenada