Our Team

Chris Bennett

Managing Director

Chris Bennett - Managing Director

Chris took on the leadership of the Caribbean Council in 2015 after working for many years for the organisation as its Trade Policy Director.  Chris has worked with international investors and business advising them on the Caribbean region for over a decade, as well as supporting Caribbean Governments and the private sector on trade policy issues in London, Brussels and...

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Daniel Gray

Associate Director

Daniel Gray - Associate Director

Daniel is responsible for identifying opportunities for investment, advocacy and engagement in the Caribbean and Central American regions on behalf of our membership. He is also responsible for undertaking practical research on political, economic and commercial developments for clients; ensuring we maintain our knowledge and expertise of key policy areas and sectors of concern to the Caribbean region. Daniel also...

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Emily Soar

Marketing and Events Coordinator

Emily Soar - Marketing and Events Coordinator

Emily recently graduated with a 2.1 from the University of Edinburgh with BA Hons in Spanish. While at university, she has worked in a variety of events roles including the Youth Summit 2015 at the Department for International Development and organising programmes of events for a volunteering society in Edinburgh. Keenly interested in drama, Emily was a Drama scholar, has...

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David Jessop

Consultant and Editor, Caribbean Insight and Cuba Briefing

David Jessop - Consultant and Editor, Caribbean Insight and Cuba Briefing

The former Managing Director of the Caribbean Council, David Jessop has worked on Caribbean issues for over forty years and continues to speak and write on Caribbean issues.  He is the editor of our Caribbean Insight and Cuba Briefing publications. David is a member of the Board of Trustees of Caribbean Central American Action (CCAA) in Washington and the Caribbean...

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