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Carlinton G. Burrell has been addressing climate change challenges through clean tech innovation in the Caribbean by stimulating new business ventures, creating over 500 jobs within the region during the last year and half. As head of the Caribbean Climate Innovation Center, a World Bank Initiative with the Canadian Government, he has been supporting the development an ecosystem to foster innovative and growth-oriented enterprises, through the disbursement of over half million US dollars to regional GreenTech entrepreneurs. 


Carlinton has been establishing regional capacity to support clean tech start-ups and early-stage companies, underscoring his contribution to the emergence of new domestic green industries, commercializing over 7 products from 5 different countries.  


Carlinton, currently pursuing his Doctoral studies in Climate Change at the University of the West Indies, St Augustine, is a certified Project Management Professional.  He holds a Master’s Degree in Computer Based Management Information Systems from the University of the West Indies, and a double major Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science and Electronics also from the UWI.