James Whittaker

Cayman Energy Policy Council

A Caymanian by birth with degrees in Banking, Accounting and International Finance, James spent nearly 20 years working in the financial sectors of Cayman, New York and Bermuda.

A pioneer of sustainability in the Caribbean, James brings a unique blend of analytical thinking, relentless passion and inspired ideas with the goal to sustainably change the built environment for the betterment of future generations.

Following his passion for the environment, renewable energy and green building James created the GreenTech Group of companies, the only sustainability services conglomerate in the Caribbean providing a full range of sustainability solutions; from design and building of green homes to renewable energy and LEED certification.

His clean energy company, GreenTech Solar, represents global leading manufacturers such as SunPower, Tesla, Sonnen and several others within the Caribbean and has over 15 Megawatts of clean energy projects across the region.

James is the President of the Cayman Renewable Energy Association (CREA), founder of the Caribbean Transitional Energy Conference (CTEC) and the founder of the Project Green School; a program dedicated to passing sustainability knowledge to the next generation.

He is the father of two young girls and a life-long Cayman Islands resident, his determination to preserve and build a more sustainable future is unwavering.