Steering Committee


Steering commitee members

Louise Mitchell

Louise is a barrister at law. She is a graduate of McGill University, where she studied political science. She read law at the University of Manchester and the University of Oxford. She has worked in financial regulation for many years, heading the International Financial Services Authority of St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

Bryan Adams

Bryan is a musician and photographer from Vancouver, Canada. His foundation, has been active in the past ten years supporting charities around the world and local charities in SVG, such as the National Trust of SVG.

Ben Goldsmith

Ben is CEO of Menhaden Capital, a new energy and resources focused investment trust listed on the London stock exchange. Previously, in 2005 Ben founded WHEB, one of Europe's leading specialist sustainability-focused fund management businesses. Ben is also Chairman of the UK Conservative Environment Network and of the Goldsmith family’s environment-focused philanthropic foundation, the JMG Foundation.

Andre Iton

Andre is a financial consultant whose career in Banking and Financial Services spans some thirty seven years. A graduate of the University of the West Indies, he has held CEO and management positions in Development and Commercial banking institutions as well as in other financial services companies. He has served as a Director of various financial services institutions and other entities in a number of Caribbean Islands, including the Bank of St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

Jade Brudenell

Jade coordinates fund raising and partnerships for the SVGPF, and for its affiliated island preservation funds in the Aeolian Islands ( and Ibiza (

Richard Molten

Richard is founder and acting director of the Grenadines Partnership Fund (GPF), a non-profit organisation established in 2010 in Columbia, South Carolina for the purpose of supporting community initiatives that benefit the people of St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

Valerie Jungles Winkler

Valérie received her PhD doctorate at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London (2010). She is a dedicated adviser and trustee with a number of philanthropic organisations, including the Anton Jurgens Charitable Trust and the UK Friends of Mustique, both devoted to the wellbeing of humanity and the environment.

Henry Channon

Henry's family have been coming to St Vincent since 1975 and both his father and Henry have been chairman of the Mustique company and worked closely with the government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines . Henry and his wife are deeply committed to preserving and creating a sustainable environment for our children and grandchildren.

Role of Steering Committee

  • Meet monthly to consider projects 
  • Prepare project recommendations to make to the Board