Caribbean Development Bank
Director, Projects Department
As Director of the Projects Department of the Caribbean Development Bank, Daniel Best is accountable for the management, pipeline development, appraisal and implementation of the Bank’s lending and Technical Assistance programmes in all the sectors in which the Bank operates. Since becoming Director in 2015, Daniel has consistently led the Department in delivering strong results which formed the majority contribution in the Bank achieving its critical Approval and Disbursement targets. Before being promoted to his current position, Daniel held various management positions within the Projects Department including that of Acting Division Chief in the Economic Infrastructure Division where he was responsible for all infrastructure interventions including those in the Water and Sanitation and Energy Sectors. Prior to joining CDB, Mr. Best was the Regional Project Manager for a multinational commercial financial institution where he successfully led the implementation of the organisation’s regional infrastructure development mandate. Mr. Best is a Civil Engineer with a Master of Business Administration from the University of Durham and a Project Management Professional with over 24 years’ successful experience building, leading and functioning within multidisciplinary and multicultural project teams and work environments. Daniel has a passion for acting and has become central figure within the Barbadian Performing Arts scene appearing in a number of local stage, television and movie productions.