Wednesday, 13 July 2011 20:57

Joseph R. O'Neal

Joseph R. O'Neal

A businessman who has promoted tree-planting in the British Virgin Islands since 1953 and led successful campaigns to establish 13 national parks and protected areas in the territory.

He is a founder member of the Caribbean Conservation Foundation, an NGO formed in 1967 which has brought together NGOs and governments in the region in work for sustainable development.