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 Caribbean Energies and Investment Summit 2023 Logo 

Bridgetown, Barbados
1st – 3rd Nov 2023




Joseph Williams

Joseph Williams

Coordinator, Sustainable Energy Unit, Caribbean Development Bank

Joseph Williams is the Coordinator, Sustainable Energy at the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB). He joined the Bank in 2014.  Among other things, he has led the development and implementation of the Bank’s Energy Sector Policy and Strategy (ESPS).  This includes the recent revision of the ESPS which will guide the Bank’s support for the energy transition efforts of its Borrowing Member Countries up to 2030.

He has 30 years of experience in the energy sector in the Caribbean, covering policy, project implementation and financing.  In the past, he practiced as an electric utility engineer, regional energy-management consultant, and also managed the CARICOM Energy Programme. 

Mr Williams is a professional mechanical engineer, and also holds a Master of Science degree in Engineering Management with emphasis on energy policy and planning, a Master of Business Administration in finance and sustainability.