Chris Lashley recently completed the master’s program in Coastal Engineering & Port Development at IHE-Delft, with Distinction. He also holds honors degrees in Civil Engineering and Construction Management from the University of the West Indies; and is a certified project management professional (PMP) with the Project Management Institute (PMI). Mr. Lashley previously worked as a project manager in both on-site construction and consultancy projects. These projects included the development of a disaster recovery framework for the Caribbean and the assessment of flood risk for the government of Belize. His personal interests are disaster risk reduction and sustainable development.