Sian Cuffy Young

Sain Cuffy-Young

Waste Management Educator,
Consultant, and Social Entrepreneur,
North America.
Mrs. Sian Cuffy-Young has been involved in the environmental field for over fifteen (15) years. She is no stranger to challenge as her experience stems from the waste and mining sectors – two fields many shy away from. She also has a wealth of experience in environmental management systems and environmental education and has received training in behaviour change and strategy with the University of Tennessee. She is a Colorado Certified Environmental Educator, Author, Speaker and Principal Consultant of Siel Environmental Services Limited. Her work involves work with schools through her waste education and literacy programme, waste reduction training for individuals and businesses and larger waste project consultancy work. Her academic qualifications include a B Sc (Hons) degree Double major in Physics and Masters in Environmental Engineering from the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Campus; a Diploma in Environmental Management from Galilee College, Israel and also a Fulbright Hubert Humphrey Fellow from Cornell University where she specialized in Natural Resource Management and Climate change policy with a specific focus on quarry rehabilitation. She is also a graduate of the prestigious Shell LiveWire programme for young and upcoming entrepreneurs. She was recently awarded the Kenneth Valley Foundation Progress award for her work in environmentalism and advocacy as well as her company receiving the award for being the Best Waste Education Company in the Caribbean by BUILD Magazine in 2019.