Fred came to the Cayman Islands in 1979 to work with the Cayman Islands Government’s Mosquito Research and Control Unit. He later transitioned to lead the National Trust for the Cayman Islands’ environmental programmes, where he worked on establishing protected areas and conserving endangered species. He is best known for his work founding and leading the Blue Iguana Recovery Programme, which brought one of Cayman’s most charismatic endangered species back from the brink of extinction. He was awarded an MBE by Her Majesty the Queen in 2007, for services in the conservation of endangered species. He now leads the Cayman Islands Department of Environment’s Terrestrial Resources Unit, again focusing on conservation of protected areas and species.