Lawrence Nelson is a graduate of the University of the West Indies where he pursued a double major in Botany. As Silviculture Manager, he is responsible for species selection and advising on the methods for the establishment of forest plantations. He also sees to the maintenance of the forest and forest research. Mr. Nelson has held several positions within the organisation such as research officer, project manager and senior research manager. He is an avid music lover and loves to play the saxophone. He also likes a good challenge as he enjoys finding creative solutions.