Mr. Sherwin Long
Head Secretariat, Trinidad and Tobago Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (TTEITI).
Sherwin Long is currently the head of the Trinidad and Tobago Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (TTEITI) Secretariat. At the Secretariat, he is responsible for overseeing all operational activities, approved by the TTEITI Steering Committee, to ensure the country remains EITI compliant. During his time at the Secretariat, the TTEITI has embarked on extensive regional outreach to Caricom countries, assisting both Guyana and Suriname in joining the EITI in 2017. Previously, Mr. Long has held the positions of Senior Research Specialist, Energy and Chairman of the Energy Efficiency and Alternate Energy Committee at the Energy Chamber of Trinidad and Tobago. During his five year tenure at the Chamber, he provided targeted research for the country’s leading upstream, midstream, downstream and energy services sector companies on issues related to business competitiveness, resource revenue transparency, fiscal reform and green economy development. Prior to joining the Chamber, he worked as a journalist for seven years and he holds a special interest in the nexus between energy policy development and multi-stakeholder communication.