QUALIFICATIONS & GRANTING INSTITUTIONS
Visiting Academic, University of Cape Town, South Africa. Carried out comprehensive research on Police Transformation and Reformation at the Institute of Criminology, Faculty of Law. July-August 2013.
Research and Study-Visiting Fellow, National Security Policy and Terrorism, School Of Criminal Justice, Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA. August 2007
Certificate- National Security and Strategic Studies , College of Defense Studies, National Defense University, Beijing, People’s Republic of China, December 2006
Research and Study-Military Transformation, Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies, National Defense University, USA, Summer 2006
Certificate- Caribbean Security and Defense Course, Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies, National Defense University, USA, February 2006
Research and Study- Defence Economics and Defence Administration, Royal Military College of Sciences, Cranfield University, UK, Summer 2002
Doctor of Science- Engineering Management (Concentration: Engineering Economics, Minor: Economics), George Washington University, 1995
Ph.D. Pre- Candidacy- Construction Engineering and Management, University of Michigan, 1990
Master of Science “With Distinction”- Construction Engineering and Management, University of the West Indies, 1987
Certificate in Project Planning, Caribbean Development Bank/University of Guyana, 1975
Diploma of Technician Engineering- Civil Engineering, Nicosia Higher Technical Institute, 1974
PLSC, Canadian Land Forces Command and Staff College, 1980
Certificate of Achievement, Canadian Forces Staff School, 1980
United Kingdom Army Certificate and Qualification, Mons Officer Cadet School, England, 1970
Advance Policymaking Seminar, Caribbean Defense and Security: Challenges and Opportunities in the Twenty-First Century, National Defense University, Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies, USA. Held in Bridgetown, Barbados, 11-13 May 2011
Conference/Workshop: LESSONS LEARNT FROM THE EARTHQUAKE DISASTER IN HAITI, National Defense University, Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies, USA. Held in Alexandria, Virginia, USA, September 14, 2010 to September 17, 2010
Seminar: Fight against Organised Crime in Jamaica. Ministry of National Security, GOJ, and European Commission to Jamaica, Terra Nova, Kingston, October 6-7, 2009
Civilian Careers for Defense Professionals, Office for the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense and Americas’Security Affairs & Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies, National Defense University, Washington, DC, September 15-17, 2009
MARLU-LATAM Maritime Security Seminar, US Naval Forces Southern Command, Maritime Liaison Unit-Latin America, Hilton Hotel, Kingston, Jamaica, August 28, 2009
Advance Policymaking Seminar: Transnational Threats, Multilateral Solutions, National Defense University, Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies, Miami, Florida, May 20-22, 2009
Regional Security and Conflict Management Workshop. The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, March 19-22, 2009
Symposium/Workshop: Developing an Integrated to Gang Prevention and Intervention. Ministry of National Security, GOJ and UNDP, Kingston, November 04-05, 2009
Seminar/Workshop: Counter Terrorism and Hostage Negotiations-CTSIMEX, Organisation of American States, Wyndham Hotel, Rosehall, Jamaica, September 10-13,2005
Seminar/Workshop: Alternative Dispute Resolution-Caribbean Training Workshop on Dispute Resolution, Centre for International Services, UWI, Cave Hill, June 23-24, 2005
Seminar/Workshop: Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanism, UWI Centre for International Services in Collaboration with TRINNEX and CROSQ, Cave Hill Campus, November 19-20, 2004
OPDEM. Exercise Evaluator/Analyst, Earthquake Simulation, National-Conference Centre, Kingston, January 2012
OPDEM. Exercise Evaluator/Analyst, Hurricane Simulation, St Catherine, August 2011
OPDEM. Exercise Evaluator/Analyst, Hurricane Simulation, St Mary, July 2011
Consultant. Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority, with effect June 01, 2011
Regional Security Advisor. Center for Naval Analysis, Arlington, VA on Caribbean Communications Surveillance Architecture Study
Advisor. Ministry of National Security (2007 to date)
Member of Panel JCF Police Officer of the Year 2008
Member of Panel JCF Police Officer of the Year 2007
Member of Promotion PanelJCF Officers to the Rank of Assistant Commissioner of Police (2006)
Member of Promotion PanelJCF Officers to the Rank of Senior Superintendent of Police (2006)
Major, Jamaica Combined Cadet Force. Officer in Command of Officer Training, Support Battalion (2004)
Infrastructure Engineer, Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF)/ Caribbean Development Bank. Audit, monitor and evaluate the performance of stakeholders and that of the infrastructures founded by the Caribbean Development Bank under the JSIF programme.
Contractor General’s Office, Honorary Director of Research. Direct research into various aspects of the construction industry in Jamaica with the aim of improving its efficiency and productivity. Advise the contractor general on aspects of construction contract management.
Pan American Health Organisation, Health Service Administration Course Coordinator (1999-2000). Developed a six module training programme in Health Service Administration. Course is being conducted by the Department of Management Studies. Developed on module on Medical-Decision Making.
Director, Natural Products Institute. 2002 to date.
Non-professorial Member, Academic Board-2005 to 2007, 2009 to 2010.