News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda – The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute (BUEI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Traci Burgess as the Head of Programmes and Administration (HoPA).

In her new role, Ms Burgess will report directly to CEO Karla Lacey and work closely with her to actively contribute to the development and implementation of strategic priorities across all areas of the organisation.

“I’m thrilled to have Traci join the leadership team at BUEI,” said Karla Lacey, CEO. “Her passion for the environment and proventrack record in community engagement have earned the respect of stakeholders across all sectors of Bermuda.”

Ms Burgess’s appointment reaffirms BUEI’s commitment to its strategic vision and the long-term success of the organisation. This new role is a testament to BUEI’s dedication to maintaining strong leadership and operational excellence as it continues to inspire ocean stewardship and environmental education.

About the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute: At the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute, we believe in two things, learning and doing. For over 25 years, our job has been to combine the two so the ocean around Bermuda is understood, loved, and protected.

With the global attention on the health of the world’s oceans, and the direct impact to Bermuda from rising sea levels attributed to global warming, BUEI is in a unique position to help individuals of all ages form a personal connection with the ocean, and to inspire them to take action to protect it.

Through building a greater appreciation of ocean eco-systems and increase awareness of how ocean health impacts every visitor to our facility, wherever they reside, BUEI will continue to influence the attitudes and behaviors of visitors from around the world for years to come.