Dr. Perry Polar is currently Project Coordinator at the Caribbean Network for Urban and Land Management where has gained knowledge in the urban sector issues. He holds a Ph.D. in Microbiology and has worked extensively on several areas regarding agriculture and the environment. He has managed projects on Science, Technology and Innovation in the Urban Sector and Mainstreaming energy efficiency and climate change issues into the Built Environment curricula at regional Universities. He has produced 9 journal publications, numerous technical reports, manuals and books arising from the Caribbean Urban Forum.