Michael J Cowing, a UK and St Lucian national, is a Chartered Environmental Scientist specializing in environmental impact assessment, waste management, contaminated land remediation, sanitation and the management of hazardous materials.
He possesses an MSc in Environmental Science (Manchester, UK) a BSc in Geography (Surrey, UK) a professional Diploma in Waste Management (London, UK) as well as other industry accredited certificates in oil-spill response, contaminated land remediation and public health.
He has accumulated over twenty five years international experience in over fifty countries around the globe. As well as the private and public sector his client list includes the United Nations (UN), the World Bank (WB), the European Union (EU), the Department for International Development (DiFD) and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
In 2010 Michael was privileged to receive the Green Star Award – a joint initiative between Green Cross International (Mikhail Gorbachev – Founding President) and the United Nations rewarding individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the environment around the world.
Global Waste Response to COVID-19 | with Swati Singh Sambyal
May 8, 2020 from our Video Panels In this webinar panelists discuss how it has affected waste management worldwide.
Managing Waste in Some of the Remotest Places on Our Planet
November 3, 2017 from our The 2017 Global Dialogue on Waste, Video Panels An interview with Michael Cowing, who has accumulated over twenty five years international experience in over fifty countries around the globe.
Waste Management on Islands for Protecting Health & Ecosystems
February 4, 2016 from our The 2015 Global Dialogue on Waste, Video Panels Islands are very diverse in nature. From a waste management perspective, we tailor a particular solution to the actual setting, strive for a pragmatic, robust and sustainable solution, and be very specific in our approach on islands.