Managing Director, GeoTechVision
Valrie Grant is the Managing Director of GeoTechVision, a knowledge services company she founded and built into an international reliable and quality provider of a range of customized services and data-driven solutions to governments, NGOs and corporate entities. Valrie is a lifelong learner, who is passionate about Technology and Entrepreneurship and relishes every opportunity to mentor women entrepreneurs and young people. She sits on several national, regional and international Boards and Committees such as the World Geospatial Industry Council (WGIC) and the United Nations Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM): Americas Private Sector Network. Valrie is a 2020 WE Empower UN Sustainability Development Goals Challenge Awardee.
She holds a BSc. in Geology from the University of West Indies and a MSc. in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and the Environment from the Manchester Metropolitan University, post graduate certification in Business and Entrepreneurship; and notwithstanding a pressing schedule, is currently reading for an MBA.
Ieda Gomes Yell
Senior Visiting Research Fellow, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies; Non-Executive Director – Brazil, US, UK and France