Experts' profiles - Chris Corbin
Chris Corbin
Christopher Corbin United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is a Programme Officer within the Division of Environmental Policy Implementation (DEPI) based at UNEP's Caribbean Regional Seas Programme (CEP) in Kingston, Jamaica.

He is responsible for the sub-programme for the Assessment and Management of Environmental Pollution (AMEP) and coordinates the development and implementation of national and regional projects and activities for two legally binding regional Agreements. These are the Protocols on Oil Spills and Land Based Sources of Marine Pollution respectively. These protocols form part of the only regional binding Convention for the Protection and Development of the Wider Caribbean Region the Cartagena Convention for which the Jamaica-based office is also the Secretariat.

Mr. Corbin has been employed with UNEP and based in Jamaica for the last 5 years following his recruitment in September 2004. He has worked on several projects including regional GEF funded projects for Pesticide Reduction in Central America and Integrating Watersheds and Coastal Area Management in Caribbean SIDS. He also led the development of a Regional Action Plan for Marine Litter in the Caribbean.

Mr. Corbin, a Saint Lucian national born in Barbados has over 23 years of experience in the development, implementation and evaluation of environment and sustainable development policies and projects. His substantive professional training is in environmental monitoring and analysis and he has been involved in the development of and implementation national oil spill contingency plans and the monitoring of petroleum hydrocarbons in the coastal and marine environment.
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