Neville Isdell is former chairman and CEO of The Coca-Cola Company, where he worked for 43 years. He took the world's largest beverage company to new heights during his tenure. He expanded on the company's proud legacy of corporate responsibility by embedding sustainability throughout every facet of the organization and helping ensure its role as a community-connected, twenty-first century enterprise. These efforts resulted in The Coca-Cola Company's return to Fortune's "World's Most Admired Companies" list in 2006. In 2009, the company moved up to the #12 spot in the global ranking. A native of Ireland, Mr. Isdell joined The Coca-Cola Company in 1966 in Zambia. In 1972, he became general manager of Coca-Cola Bottling of Johannesburg. During his 43-year career, Mr. Isdell worked in positions of increasing responsibility in The Philippines, Germany, London, and Atlanta. After retiring in January 2002, Isdell was an international consultant to The Coca-Cola Company. In June 2004, he came out of retirement to lead The Coca-Cola Company as chairman and CEO. Isdell serves on the boards of a number of NGOs, including WWF-US (as chairman), WWF-International, and CSIS. He previously served on the boards of General Motors, British Telecoms, and Climate Facility. He is a recipient of the Clinton Global Citizen Award. He received a bachelor's degree in social sciences from the University of Cape Town and is a graduate of the Harvard Business School PMD. He is the recipient of four honorary degrees.
Ralph Williams is the Founder and Chairman of Williams Industries Incorporated. He is the holder of an Electrical Engineering degree from the University of the West Indies, a visionary and calculated risk taker with an uncanny ability to spot business opportunities in the bleakest of circumstances. Over the last 50 years, his knack for selecting skilled leaders and dedicated staff has helped him build one of the Caribbean’s leading conglomerates on a foundation of integrity, honesty, and determination. Bizzy, as he is affectionately called, has been recognized both regionally and internationally for his outstanding success. The Gold Crown of Merit of Barbados, the Ernst & Young Caribbean Entrepreneur of the year and World Entrepreneur of the Year in multiple enterprise creation are among the many awards he has received. Mr. Williams prides himself on having developed a strong business model. One that has lent itself to the development of a prosperous enterprise that strives to share the benefits with all of those who have worked hard to make it successful. He is recognized for his sterling contribution to business and industry in Barbados.
Former Managing Director of Designer Group Ireland and USA. Former Veolia Director for Ireland, Former Chairman of Veolia Water, Former Manager of the Dublin football team. Multiple Board Directorships.
Pat has a passion for working for industry and commercial customers to improve the efficiency of construction and services with a focus on energy. He has extensive experience with renewable energy, waste and water and is passionate about trying to make Waste to Energy, CHP and biomass energy work well for all markets.
Resident in Barbados for over 20 years, Pauline Tully is an Investment Advisor with over 30 years’ industry experience. Previously held the role of Managing Director of the Canadian Broker RBC and Financial Director at BCP Stockbrokers Ireland.