About Us

The National Conservation Authority (NCA) was established by Act of Parliament No. 16 of 1999. on April 30, 1999 and is governed by a Board of Management appointed by the Minister of Social Transformation, Local Government and Community Empowerment..


“To identify, manage, conserve and generally provide stewardship over natural assets including beaches, coastal, protected and other declared or designated areas, in a sustainable manner and to provide ancillary amenities thereby contributing to the social and economic development of Saint Lucia.”


“To be recognized as the leading local agency chartering the course for sustainable use of our natural assets for recreational, economic and social benefits of users”

Corporate Values

No Corporate Value Rationale
1 Accountability Presenting annual progress and financial reports to the Minister on the use of resources allocated
2 Transparency Making corporate decisions and take action in an open and transparent manner
3 Commitment Demonstrating a sense of obligation to the mandate of the Authority
4 Professionalism Demonstrating a high level of competence in executing the corporate mandate
5 Quality Service Delivering services in an efficient and responsive manner
6 Environmental Sustainability Maintaining the environment in a manner to benefit future generations
7 Team work and Collaboration Collaborating with public and private sector agencies, NGOs and civil society groups
8 Cultural /Social Sensitivity Demonstrating appreciation for the social and cultural impact of NCA policies
9 Employee Focused Creating a safe, secure and conducive working environment
10 Customer Focused Paying close attention to the needs of all NCA customers

Biography of the Chairman

Mr. James Edwin is currently the Chairman of the NCA.  He first held this position during the period 2006-2011.  His second tenure commenced in July 2016.

Mr. Edwin brings to the organization a wealth of experience in the construction, management and maintenance of facilities. He is a General Contractor, Businessman, Managing Director of El-wins Construction, Bayside Villas and Quality Aggregates.

He is also the Mayor of Gros Islet.


Biography of the General Manager

Jacintha Annius-Lee commenced her career in the field of education and attained a Bachelor of Education Degree from the University of the West Indies (UWI) Cave Hill Campus, a Diploma in Mass Communication from the Mona Campus, UWI and a Master of Science Degree from Leicester University in the area of Training and Human Resource Management. She is a writer whose work has been published by local and international publishing companies. She has also conducted several research studies in the areas of education and culture.

She was a lecturer at the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College in the areas of Research Methods and Educational Psychology. She worked for several years with an international development organization as the Associate Director for Saint Lucia and later as the organization’s Regional Training Manager. She was Executive Director of the National Community Foundation and later held the position of Manager of Blue Coral Limited.

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  • Contact Us

    Tel: 1 (758) 459 - 0278
    Fax: 1 (758) 452 – 4109

    National Conservation Authority #9 Colony House P.O. Box CP 5489, Castries