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Lisa Hurlston-McKenzie

Lisa Hurlston-McKenzie

Senior Policy Advisor (Environment & Resiliency), Cayman Islands Government Ministry of Sustainability & Climate Resiliency
Cayman Islands
Lisa Hurlston-McKenzie is an accredited climate change and sustainable design professional with over 28 years advising public and private sector stakeholders on practical applications of adaptation and mitigation measures, and representing The Cayman Islands on environmental issues relevant to the United Kingdom Overseas Territories. Lisa co-authored several publications on public-private partnerships in reducing climate change impacts and vulnerability, and the adaptation guidebook 'Surviving Climate Change in Small Islands' launched at COP11 in 2005. She is a Director of Island Offsets ' a carbon offsetting NPO, serves on the Cayman Islands National Trust Environmental Advisory Committee, and chairs the National Conservation Council's climate change subcommittee. As Senior Policy Advisor for Environment & Resiliency at the Cayman Islands Government's Ministry of Sustainability & Climate Resiliency, she recently spearheaded the National Climate Change Policy 2023-2050 and led consultations to extend the UK's ratification of the Paris Agreement to the Cayman Islands.