About

Independent Consultant ,
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Majuro Atoll
Marshall Islands

Summary

EDUCATION:
Candidate in Master of Business Administration, USP RMI, (4 more courses needed)
 Master of Legal Studies in International and Environmental Law, Australian National University 2002
 Certificate in World Affairs, East West Center University of Hawaii, 2004
 Certificate Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation Studies, Waikato University, 1998
 Bachelor’s of Arts Natural Sciences, University of Hawaii at Hilo, 1994-1997

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS: AOSIS
OTHER TRAINING:
 Legal Drafting, Parliament Sponsored Workshop, 2006
 International Treaty Negotiations, SPREP, 2005
 Strategic Planning, held in Guam USA, 2006
 Budget/Financial Preparations, Majuro 2005
 Environmental and Sustainable Development Project Design
 Greenhouse gas inventory, Fiji 1998
COUNTRIES OF WORK EXPERIENCE: Republic of Marshall Islands, Pacific and International
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Qualifications and credentials
Master's of Business Administration, 2012-2014, On-going, RMI USP
Master's of Legal Studies in International and Environmental Law and Policy, 2002-2003, Completed, Australian National University (ANU)
Bachelor's of Arts in Natural and Health Sciences, 1994-1998, Completed, University of Hawaii, Hilo Campus
Graduate Certificate in Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation Research Studies, 1998-1999, Completed, University of Waikato
Certificate in World Affairs/Policy, 2004, Completed, East West Center/University of Hawaii, Manoa
Legal Drafting, Parliament Sponsored Workshop, 2006, Completed, University of Boston/USA
Financial Management, 2007, Completed, USP RMI
International Treaty Negotiations, 2005, Completed, SPREP in collaboration with FIELD
 Strategic Planning, 2006, Completed, GEF Small Grants Programme
 Greenhouse gas inventory, 1998, Completed, University of the South Pacific (USP)
Alliance of Small Islands States (AOSIS), Lead Negotiator on Policies and Measures for the UNFCCC, 1998-2012
SPREP, Chairman, 2011-2012
Marshallese, Excellent, Excellent, Excellent, Excellent
English, Excellent, Excellent, Excellent, Excellent
Work experience
Gender mainstreaming
M & E specialist
Climate financing specialist
Legal specialist (climate change/environmental law/MEAs)
Knowledge management specialist
Community development specialist
Proposal writing/Report writing
Community trainer specialist
Capacity building specialist
Disaster Relief/Management specialist
GEF Small Grants Programme/CMI, Consultant, Majuro, Marshall Islands, Majuro, Consultant, Preparation Country Programme Strategy (CPS) for the Operational Phase 6 (OP6) 2014-2018 of The GEF, Research and prepare the Country Program Strategy for the RMI OP6 under the auspices of the GEF Small Grants Programme in collaboration with the Colle
Kwajalein Atoll Joint Utilities Resources (KAJUR), Advisor, Kwajalein, Marshall Islands
Asian Development Bank and GHD, Deputy Team Leader/Community Development Specialist, Kwajalein, Marshall Islands, Ebeye, Consultant, RMI, ADB- Australia- Ebeye Water and Sanitation Project, Preparation of Water, Sewer and Sanitation Master Plans, conduct household surveys, community consultations on the plans and costings, work in collabo
Republic of the Marshall Islands National Government, Permanent Head/Director Office of Environmental Planning and Policy Coordination (OEPPC), Majuro, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Focal Point, Micronesia Challenge, Represented the Marshall Islands in the negotiations, planning, Budget plans and management for the implementation of the Micronesia Challenge to cons, Apia, Samoa, Chairman, Chairman for the SPREP Governing Council, Work in collaboration with SPREP Management Team, the Governing Council and their governments in managing the implementation of the Regional Strategy,, Germany and international, AOSIS Representative, Negotiations on the Policies and Measures Item (PAMs), Represent and negotiate on behalf of the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) on the issue of domestic policies and measures which require develop, Micronesia, Focal Point United States Coral Reef Task Force (USCRTF), Management of the Coral Reefs in the United States Regional and Jurisdictions and Territories, Review of Reports, Negotiations of proposals, Represent the interest of the Marshall Islands in the USCRTF. Review of annual and Management Strategie, Majuro, Marshall Islands, Vice Chairman, National Climate Change Policy, Consultations, preparation of the national policy for the RMI. Help direct the implementation of the policy. Market the policy with development par, national, regional and international, Focal Point for the Global Environmental Facility (GEF) for the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Project Review/Approvals, Represent the RMI on the GEF Council, and negotiations for the interest of the RMI and the Pacific. Review and approve projects in collaboration with
RMIEPA, Chairman, Majuro, Marshall Islands
RMIEPA, Policy and Project Management Officer, Majuro, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Focal Point United States Coral Reef Task Force (USCRTF), Management of the Coral Reefs in the United States Regional and Jurisdictions and Territories, Review of Reports, Negotiations of proposals, Represent the interest of the Marshall Islands in the USCRTF. Review of annual and Management Strategie
Preparation of the Marshall Islands Country Strategy for OP6, GEF- Small Grants Programme/College of the Marshall Islands, Consultant, Majuro, Marshall Islands, A country programme strategy which elaborates a) landscape -wide baseline, and landscape strategy that will guide grant-making with typology of projec
RMI ADB-Australian Aide/Ebeye Water and Sanitation Project, ADB and the Marshall Islands, Deputy Team Leader/Community Development Specialist, Ebeye, Marshall Islands, 1)Master Plans for Water, Sewer and Sanitation Infrastructures 2) Ebeye Household Survey 3) Approval of all Master Plans and findings 4) preparation o
Reduction of Inventory, EZ PRICE MART, Consultant/Advisor, Majuro, Marshall Islands, Supermarket 5 year and older inventory reduced to zero. training of staff in marketing administration and completion of inventory program
Ebeye Kids Climate Change Summer Camp Fun Learning, Youth to Youth in Health, Volunteer Project Designer and Mentor, Ebeye, Marshall Islands, gained understanding of importance of climate change to fisheries, waste management, water and energy conservation
Publications
RMI Initial National Communications to the UNFCCC, SPREP, www.unfccc.int
Ebeye Household Survey November 2014, ADB, www.adb.org