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The Victoria Forum 2024 - Building Trust for a Shared Future

Carson Ebanks is a Justice of the Peace, a Fellow of the Royal Geographic Society, and a member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE). He holds a Bachelor of Environmental Studies (BES Hons. Urban and Regional Planning – Peace and Conflict Studies Minor) Dean’s Honour Roll, from the University of Waterloo, Ontario Canada, and a Master of Arts – Planning in Community and Regional Planning (MA, PLA) from the University of British Columbia, Canada.

Mr. Ebanks was the Director of Planning for the Cayman Islands from 1991 – 1997. Since 1997, he served the Cayman Islands Government as a Permanent Secretary and Chief Officer, for the Cayman Islands Government, until he retired in 2011.

He is a founding trustee of the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands and has also served on the Boards of the Central Planning Authority of the Cayman Islands as Executive Secretary, the Cayman Islands Civil Service Co-operative Credit Union (VP), the Housing Development Corporation, the Water Authority-Cayman, the National Roads Authority, Cayman Turtle Farm, the Cayman Islands Port Authority, the Cayman Islands Airports Authority, Cayman Airways, and the National Trust of the Cayman Islands.

Mr. Ebanks is the President of the Cayman Islands National Karate-do Association, the Cayman Islands Weightlifting Association, and the Secretary General of the Cayman Islands Olympic Committee. He is also the first Vice President of the Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees (CANOC) and chairs their Sustainability Commission. Mr. Ebanks also serves on the Sustainability Commission and the Legal Commission of Centro Caribe Sports, and was on the Co-ordination Commission of Pan Am Sports for the 2023 Pan American Games. He has a black belt in Wado Ryu Karate Do, and is a three-time Olympic Sailor.

He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Consolidated Water Co., and its Compensation and Corporate Governance Committees, as well as its Subsidiaries Cayman Water Company and OCEAN Conversion (Cayman), Consolidated Water (Honduras), Consolidated Water (Rotan), and Desalco Ltd. With a keen interest in life-long learning, Mr. Ebanks is also a member of the Board of Governors of the University College of the Cayman Islands, and its Academic and Administrative Committee, and its Human Resources Committee.

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