Dwynette Eversley

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Dwynette D. Eversley is a development specialist and Managing Director of Empowerment Dynamics Limited. She is trained as trainer and expert facilitator, and apart from her native tongue—English, she also speaks and works in Spanish and French. She started her professional career with the Trinidad and Tobago Government in 1983, and built up an enviable record in maritime administration, research and development, which took her to the post of Acting Director of the Maritime Services Division (Maritime Directorate).

She was a key member of the Project team for the IMO/ World Bank Wider Caribbean Initiative on Ship-Generated Waste (WCISW) during 1996 and 1997and completed audits of the capacity, systems and essential requirements for the port-states of the English-speaking Caribbean to manage ship-generated waste. During that period she also chaired a special drafting group appointed under the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) of the IMO to develop guidelines to assist states in enforcing MARPOL 73/78.

Dwynette has worked with most maritime administrations of the Caribbean to achieve critical projects for the Caribbean maritime sector, such as the Caribbean MOU on Port State Control. She has also worked with public service institutions across the Caribbean in her role as Programme Coordinator for the Strategic Planning in Public Services Project funded by the EU, overseeing the development of strategic management systems and capacity building for public sector ministries and departments in the fifteen countries and territories of CARIFORUM.

Dwynette is a graduate of the World Maritime University in Malmo, Sweden, and also holds a Diploma in Oceans Law and Policy from the Rhodes Academy of Oceans Law and Policy. She currently lives in Saint Lucia. She is a member of the YMCA of Trinidad and Tobago.


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