Gerard Ian Charlette

Current job title: 
Environment and Social Engagement Consultant
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  • Widespread experience with numerous Environmental Impact Assessments and Feasibility Studies for a wide range of infrastructure projects over a period of 24 years and production of Management Plans
  • Environmental engineer, with 20 years of operation, budgeting, technical, project management and health and safety experience in the environmental, water, urban development sectors and municipal solid waste sectors.
  • Participation in several marine related projects namely: Proposed Mariculture Project by Seychelles Fisheries Authority (SFA); Phase IV Reclamation by the Ministry of Habitat; Infrastructure and Land Transport; Offshore Sand Extraction by Jan de Nul; Proposed high voltage submarine cable from Mahé to Praslin; Active participation in workshops related to drafting of new ICZM Plans for Seychelles; The Marine Spatial Plan for Seychelles (MSPS) Initiative workshops; The GCCA+; SeyCCAT call for proposals;
  • Shortlisted Environmental Consultant for Third South West Indian Ocean Fisheries Governance and Shared Growth Project (SWIOFish3)
  • Fully conversant with the relevant EU Directives, the Environment Protection Act, 2016, of the Seychelles, the Equator Principles, and other Seychelles Policies, legal frameworks, laws and legislation and other environmental commitments.
Expert's work/projects with the Convention (and associated projects): 
• Member of Regional Task Force for Implementation of the Strategic Action Programme for the protection of the Western Indian Ocean from land-based source and activities (WIOSAP) project, which is being undertaken concurrently with the Western Indian Ocean Large Marine Ecosystems Strategic Action Programme Policy Harmonization and Institutional Reforms (WIO LME SAPPHIRE Project) whereby I have special interest in Component 3 (Stress Reduction through Private Sector/Industry Committee to transformations in their operations and management practices and Component 4 (Delivering best practices and lessons through innovative ocean governance demonstration).
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