Title: Chief Executive Officer
Company: AlgEternal Technologies, LLC
Location: La Grange, Texas, United States
David Ramjohn, Chief Executive Officer of AlgEternal Tehcnologies, LLC, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in sustainable development.
With more than 30 years of professional experience, Mr. Ramjohn has been chief executive officer of AlgEternal Technologies, LLC, since 2016, having held the same position with Synergy Resources Limited in Trinidad and Tobago from 2013 to 2016. In addition to his primary roles, he has been an adjunct faculty member with the Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business at the University of the West Indies since 2016 and an environmental and sustainable development consultant since 2015.
From 2009 to 2013, Mr. Ramjohn was the executive technical assistant to the DM and CEO at the Environmental Management Agency, simultaneously serving as assistant manager-air of agriculture. He was an environmental program officer II with the Environmental Management Authority from 2007 to 2009, and an instructor and graduate assistant with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources MARMAP Program at the College of Charleston from 2000 to 2006. Earlier in his career, Mr. Ramjohn was a scientific assistant with the fisheries division of the Ministry of Agriculture.
Dr. Ramjohn began his career as a student at St. Mary’s College-College of the Immaculate Conception, where he completed a Bachelor of Science in biology and biological sciences. He later continued his studies at the College of Charleston, earning a Bachelor of Science in marine biology in 2004. Dr. Ramjohn is a member of Phi Kappa Phi, the Academic honor Society, the Golden Key Honor Society, and the National Society of Collegiate Studies.
Believing that the profession chose him instead of the other way around, Mr. Ramjohn was inspired to pursue the field during a class when a botany professor instilled in him the importance of algae. Ten years later, he was working with the Environmental Management Authority on a committee tasked with finding alternative energy for Trinidad and Tobago. Recalling his lessons on algae and microalgae, Mr. Ramjohn successfully adapted his experiences to address the needs of his home country.
Throughout his career, Mr. Ramjohn has been recognized for his contributions, having received an International Student Scholarship from the College of Charleston. The school also gave him a Bishop Robert smith Award, and he has received the Betty Spence Conservation Award from the South Carolina Wildlife Federation and the Bill and Jean Lane Endowment from the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural history. He is most proud of holding the O-1A Visa from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service, also known as the “Einstein Visa,” which is awarded to those who have distinguished themselves on a global scale.
In his free time, Mr. Ramjohn enjoys reading, traveling and learning. Looking toward the future, he intends to continue striving to make positive changes in the world.
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