Ms. Schwiers  is  the Director of  the Department of Environment. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Forestry and a Master’s Degree in Environmental Pollution Management from the University of Guyana and the   University   of Bradford respectively.  In this capacity, she is responsible for coordinating and integrating the efforts of Government Agencies with an environmental mandate to improve Guyana’s national capacity for sustainable management of the environment in line with Guyana’s Green Agenda.  Before becoming the Director of Environment, Ms. Schwiers worked as an Advisor to the Minister of State and in various technical capacities including as Environmental Consultant, Waste Management Advisor and Lecturer.