Mr. Gideon Nash
Mr. Gideon Nash is a distinguished professional with a rich and diverse career spanning several decades, marked by his unwavering commitment to agricultural development, environmental conservation, and community empowerment. Throughout his professional journey, Mr. Nash has made significant contributions in various roles, demonstrating his passion for sustainable agriculture and environmental stewardship.
Supervisor Fruitfly Trapping Program (USAIDE and FAO Funded) 1986 – 1988 During this period, Mr. Nash served as a Supervisor in the Fruitfly Trapping Program, which was funded by USAIDE and FAO. His work in this role played a pivotal role in managing fruitfly infestations and ensuring the protection of valuable agricultural crops, contributing to food security and economic stability.
Agricultural Extension Officer, District 4 East 1988 – 1989, 1991 – 1993 Mr. Nash’s dedication to agricultural development led him to become an Agricultural Extension Officer for District 4 East. In this capacity, he provided invaluable guidance and knowledge to local farmers, facilitating the adoption of modern farming techniques and improving agricultural practices.
Research and Development Unit, Ministry of Agriculture 1993 – 1997 In his role within the Research and Development Unit of the Ministry of Agriculture, Mr. Nash engaged in critical research initiatives aimed at enhancing crop yields, soil conservation, and sustainable farming practices. His work contributed to the growth and modernization of the agricultural sector.
Plant Quarantine Officer, Ministry of Agriculture 1997 – 2002 As a Plant Quarantine Officer, Mr. Nash played a vital role in safeguarding the nation’s agricultural resources from potential threats and diseases. His efforts were instrumental in maintaining the integrity of local ecosystems and ensuring the health of agricultural products.
Owner and Managing Director of Nature Care SVG 2002 – Present In 2002, Mr. Nash ventured into entrepreneurship by founding Nature Care SVG, a company dedicated to promoting sustainable agriculture, environmental conservation, and community development. Under his leadership, the company has thrived and continued to make positive impacts on the environment and local communities.
Chairman, Board of Directors, National Parks, Rivers, and Beaches Authority 2013 – Present Mr. Nash currently holds the esteemed position of Chairman of the Board of Directors for the National Parks, Rivers, and Beaches Authority. In this capacity, he plays a vital role in shaping policies and initiatives aimed at preserving the natural beauty and ecological treasures of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.
Mr. Gideon Nash’s lifelong dedication to agriculture, environmental conservation, and community development is a testament to his unwavering commitment to the betterment of his country and the world at large. His contributions have left an indelible mark on sustainable agriculture and the protection of natural resources, making him a respected figure in both the agricultural and environmental sectors.