A highly trained Belizean is joining the ranks of Government CEO's. Dr. Percival Cho is the new CEO of Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry, the Environment, Sustainable Development and Climate Change. He takes over from Dr. Colin Young, who took a job as the CEO of the Social Security Board.
And while Young was a doctor of ecology, Cho is a forestry expert and natural resource scientist who holds a PhD in Environmental Biology from Lancaster University in the United Kingdom, as well as a Masters in Forestry from the University of Aberdeen in Scotland, and a Bachelors in Forest Resource Management from Clemson University the US.
A government release notes that he recently completed a 2-year post-doctoral appointment at the University of Oxford where he is registered as an Honorary Research Associate. Cho will work with Minister of State, Dr. Omar Figueroa.