Omar Mohammed

Chief Executive Officer  - The Cropper Foundation

Omar Mohammed is the Chief Executive Officer of the Cropper Foundation (TCF), a non-profit organization working to advance the trajectory of sustainability in the Caribbean for over 20 years. At TCF he leads work across multiple sustainability interventions that include data science and technology for sustainability, natural capital accounting and economics, and civil society governance and strengthening. 

He brings significant experience in the field of development and sustainability education and management, having served as the National Coordinator of the UNESCO Schools Network, leading national and regional efforts at sustainability and diversity in education. These include UNESCO’s global programme on bullying and school violence and UNESCO’s Caribbean climate change education agenda; Curriculum development for countering extremism in the Americas; and national whole school approaches on mainstreaming the Sustainable Development Goals.

He has also worked as a consultant with the University of the West Indies, various United Nations Agencies and other Civil Society Organisations. He is also currently a Director of the NGO, CAISO: Sex and Gender Justice and has previously served in other roles such as member of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature’s Commission on Education and Communication.

Omar has a Master of Studies in Sustainability Leadership (University of Cambridge), Masters - Business Administration – Innovation (U.W.I.) and a BSc in Environmental and Natural Resource Management (U.W.I.).