Who We Are
Building partnerships for a resilient and prosperous Caribbean
Climate Biodiversity Development (CBD) Consulting is a leader and respected partner in the climate, biodiversity and development space.
Climate Biodiversity Development (CBD) Consulting operates as a private, independent analysis and advisory company in the climate, conservation and development space. CBD Consulting was founded in 2016 by Colin Young (Ph.D.) and Sharon Ramclam- Young (M.Sc.), both respected leaders and experts with extensive national and international expertise and experience in climate change, natural resources management, conservation financing, environmental management and sustainable development.
What We Do
CBD Consulting partners with organizations and institutions to deliver client centered, fit-for-purpose and sustainable solutions to current and emerging environmental and development challenges in the Caribbean.
With a particular focus on climate change, natural resources management. conservation financing, biodiversity and environmental management and sustainable development, our expertise and experience allows us to tackle complex and pressing challenges and deliver outcomes that positively impact the environment and help organizations to prosper. Our experienced team provides independent, innovative and practical solutions to clients in government, private sector and civil society. Our services include climate change adaptation and mitigation solutions, strategy development, biodiversity assessments, environmental analysis, socio-economic studies, feasibility studies, disaster risk analysis, institutional assessments, business planning, project monitoring and impact evaluations.
How We Work
We collaborate within a wide Network of Development Experts and Associates that allows for us to operate seamlessly across sectors as one integrated, multifunctional team.
We work closely with our clients to bring significant value to their operations by delivering quality, timely and practical solutions. Our network of development experts and associates includes data scientists, engineers, business experts, social scientists, technology specialists, economists, and many others who work alongside our Leadership Team to help our clients to solve problems, navigate change and achieve sustainability.