Caribbean Development Bank
Sustainable Energy Specialist
Mr. Christopher Straughn is an experienced process and project engineer with over 15 years of experience in the energy sector. Working with the Renewable Energy/Energy Efficiency Unit of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) since early 2019, Mr. Straughn handles stakeholder engagement, collaboration with partner organizations and member countries, as well as identification and screening of sustainable energy opportunities. He is also responsible for the management of special technical assistance resources for sustainable energy interventions. Prior to his assignment with CDB, Mr. Straughn has held various technical and managerial roles, including in multi-national engineering firms and operating companies. He is a Certified Energy Manager, holds a Master of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Leeds, United Kingdom, as well as a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from the University of the West Indies, in Barbados.