Sydney Allicock, Community Outreach Liaison
Sydney Allicock is from the Rupununi and a pioneer of community based tourism in his village Surama. Sydney is the Executive Director of globally recognized Surama Ecolodge, which employs 70 people, and Chair of the North Rupununi District Development Board. Sydney also represents local communities on national initiatives and was previously Toushao of Annai Village where he established the progenitor for national Amerindian Heritage Day. Sydney is the recipient of many prizes and awards, the most recent being his recognition as the 2010 Anthony Sabga Public and Civil Contributions laureate.