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Dr. Janice Cumberbatch teaches courses in Environmental Planning, Professional Skills for Natural Resource Management, Environmental Impact Assessment and Sustainable Tourism. She completed her PhD research on participatory methodologies in 2008 and became one of the key facilitators of a Service Learning initiative at the Cave Hill Campus.

Prior to joining CERMES, Ms. Cumberbatch was the founder and Executive Director of Social and Environmental Management Services Inc. (SEMS), a private consulting firm that offered services in the areas of social and environmental impact assessments and social surveys; social and environmental policy research; social and environmental planning; community mobilization; and seminar and workshop design and facilitation.

Dr. Cumberbatch has also published several articles in the areas of environmental management, social planning and sustainable development.

Previously, Dr. Cumberbatch worked for the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), was the Deputy Director of a local heritage NGO, the Barbados National Trust and developed and coordinated the training portfolio for the Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI).

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Dr. Janice Cumberbatch

Lecturer - Social and Environmental Management

BSc (UWI, Cave Hill)
MSc (York University, Canada)
PhD (UWI, Cave Hill)