Stewards of Trinidad and Tobago’s natural resources and environment meeting current and future human, ecological and economic needs
The Environmental Management Authority is governed by a Board of Directors consisting of persons appointed in accordance with the Environmental Management Act, Chapter 35:05.
The Chairman and nine other members are appointed by the President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago and are accountable to the Minister of Planning and Development. All members are drawn from the following disciplines or groups, namely, environmental management, ecology, environmental health, engineering, labour, community-based organisations, business, economics, public administration, law and non-profit environmental non-governmental organisations.
The Board appoints a Managing Director who is the Chief Executive Officer and an ex officio member. The Board selects from among its members a Deputy Chairman.
The Board also appoints a Corporate Secretary who is an employee of the Authority.