Vernon Colin Forsythe
Vernon Colin Forsythe currently serves as a Transportation Lead Specialist at the IDB Country Office in The Bahamas, where he is involved in the design and supervision of transportation and infrastructure projects and technical cooperation efforts in Bahamas, Barbados and the Caribbean.
He joined the Bank in 1992 and has been involved as a multi-sector Specialist in the preparation and supervision of loan operations in the Transport, Water, Energy and Environmental fields in addition to social infrastructure projects.In the past he has served similar functions at the Bank’s Representations in Guyana and Trinidad and Tobago.
Before working at the IDB, Mr. Forsythe worked for more than fifteen years in Guyana as a specialist engineer/manager for coastal protection and irrigation development projects in the public sector, an independent project management consultant and a senior lecturer in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Guyana. He holds a masters degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Birmingham and an Executive MBA from the University of the West Indies.