St Helena : St Helena CAPITAL PROGRAMME MANAGER
Submitted by Saint Helena Herald (Public Relations Information Office) 07.07.2013 (Article Archived on 21.07.2013)
On Thursday 27 June, St Helena’s first Capital Programme Manager, Sarah Troman, arrived on Island.
On Thursday 27 June,
St Helena’s first Capital Programme Manager, Sarah Troman, arrived on Island.
Sarah will now oversee the
infrastructure programme, working with the Environment and Natural Resources
Directorate, with project managers of various programmes, plus external funders
including DFID and the European Union.
Before taking up this role, Sarah
worked on urban regeneration projects through her work in various local
authorities and the urban regeneration company, Derby Cityscape.
In her new role she will oversee
all major projects - there are about thirty, most of which are new in 2013-14,
including the hospital extension and the relocation of the prison along with
ongoing roads, electricity, and marine infrastructure projects. Sarah said: “I
hope to be able to work with funders to make sure projects are delivered on
time and on budget, to provide improved facilities and infrastructure for St
Sarah says that the Island was not
as she had imagined it, and described it as: “Both diverse and beautiful”. She
explained that her favourite feature is that there is a view of the sea
everywhere she travels, something she has not been used to in the UK. So far
she has walked to Flagstaff with her husband and daughter but hopes to do more
walking, along with experiencing more of what St Helena has to offer during her
time on the Island.
2 July 2013