Guyana Diaspora Sustainability and Investment Summit, London

You are cordially invited to join a unique and exciting upcoming Guyana Diaspora Sustainability & Investment Conference Event.

This 2-day conference will focus on investment opportunities and business relations in Guyana, with the support of the GOVERNMENT OF GUYANA and the Diaspora in the United Kingdom. This first of its kind in Europe Guyana Diaspora Summit will be held on  Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th November 2023. 

 A high-level delegation from Guyana including Foreign Secretary Robert Persaud and Head of Diaspora Affairs, Rosalinda Rasul, has been confirmed. 

Influential speakers such as Dr Juanita Cox, Research Fellow, Institute of Commonwealth Studies (ICWS), continue to join the impressive list of presenters. The esteemed line-up includes two eminent academics from University of Reading, Professor of Energy Systems and Built Environment, Dr. Stefan Smith and Head of Sustainable Energy, Environment and Engineering, Associate Professor, Dr Emmanuel A. Essah. 

Dr. Stefan Smith will speak on the topic, ‘”Enabling Renewable Energy Transitions Through Demand” while Dr Emmanuel A. Essah will address the topic, ‘Barriers of solar energy (renewable energy) uptake in Barbados, potential mitigation solutions and lessons for Guyana.’ 

Chairman of Guyana Diaspora Sustainability & Investment Conference, David F. Roberts, MSc Entrepreneurship graduate from Henley Business School states how delighted he is to provide University Of Reading the opportunity to apply its leading-edge knowledge on renewable energy to Guyana and the UK Guyanese diaspora. 

Joining the distinguished speaker line-up is Dr Coreen Jacobs-Chester, Coordinator, Government and International Affairs, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Guyana. Dr Jacobs-Chester will speak on the importance of Migration and Diasporic research and studies. 

As Guyana prepares to become a major oil producing nation in the future, with the world’s fastest growing economy the Guyana Diaspora Sustainability & Investment Conference is poised to facilitate informed discussion while providing invaluable information on investment opportunities in Guyana. 


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The Caribbean Council is proud to be a Corporate Partner for this upcoming event.