Trinidad & Tobago, 2013
Current Place of Residence: San Fernando
University: University of the West Indies
Current/Recent Course: Bachelor of Science (2012)
Kiron majored in Geography and Environment & Natural Resource Management, completing his BSc with First Class Honours. Kiron won the Caribbean Academy of Sciences Studentship to present his undergraduate dissertation on alternative fuel sources at the Caribbean Academy of Sciences General Meeting and Conference in November 2012. He currently works as an Associate Professional in the Environmental Policy and Planning Division of the Trinidad and Tobago Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources. Beyond his academic and personal commitment to the environment, Kiron’s interests embrace the visual arts, and sport of many kinds; as a track athlete he was the 60m gold medallist and 300m silver medallist at the University of Alberta Campus games, where he spent a semester on exchange. Longer term, Kiron wishes to contribute to environmental policy development in the wider Caribbean.