Guest of Honour 2010

Dr. Angela Cropper

Angela Cropper was our Guest of Honour in 2010, only two years before she passed away of cancer at the age of 66. Angela Cropper was co-founder and first president of The Cropper Foundation in Guyana, a non-governmental organization focussed on the promotion and sustainable development of natural resources.

From 2001 – 2005 Angela Cropper was co-chair of the Millennium Assessment Panel, a global programme to undertake a holistic scientific assessment of the state of eco-systems across the world. She was also coordinating lead author of the Caribbean Sea Ecosystem Assessment. Beyond Guyana, she was recognised around the region and the world as a champion of sustainability, the environment, equitable development and good causes generally.