Attorney-at-Law, Justice of the Peace, Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Commonwealth Scholar, University College London, 1978-1979
Former Commissioned Officer, Jamaica Defence Force—Coast Guard (National Reserve)
Chairman, Anti-dumping and Subsidies Commission, Jamaica
Chairman, Fair Trading Commission Jamaica.
Former Member, All Island Electricity Appeals Tribunal, Jamaica
Former Contractor General of Jamaica.
Trustee& Chair, Duke of Edinburgh’s Awards Scheme, Jamaica
Trustee, Youth Business Trust, Jamaica
Director, Jamaica Stock Exchange
Director, M/VL Stockbrokers
Senior Lecturer and former Dean, Faculty of Law, UWI, Mona; Adjunct Lecturer, Mona School of Business.
Consultant, McKoy Law, Attorneys-at-Law, 19 Holborn Road, New Kingston, Kingston 10.
Published several scholarly articles, including contributing chapters to several books. Publications include book on Corruption and editorship of Delroy Chuck’s “Understanding Crime.”
Awarded Best research publication, UWI Mona Research Day 2012.
Awarded Order of Distinction in the Rank of Commander (CD) on 6 August 2016 for Outstanding Contribution to the Legal Profession and the Public Service in Jamaica.
Mr. R.C. Collie is an attorney-at-law and Justice of the peace with 10 years’ experience at the Jamaica Bar.
Work Life: He is presently Managing Partner of the law firm he founded - Hussey I Collie, Attorneys-at-Law. Prior to that, he worked as the Senior Associate at Myers, Fletcher and Gordon, Attorneys-at-Law and as Director of Legal and Enforcement, at the National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA). He also tutors the Probate Practice and Procedure course at the Norman Manley Law School.
His level of expertise in law spans the areas of Environment, Planning, Real Estate, Probate, Commercial, Civil and Criminal Litigation, Labour, Intellectual Property, Competition and Family.
Affiliation: Mr. Collie currently holds Chairmanship of the Natural Resources Conservation Authority Appeals’ Tribunal and has membership and directorships on the following boards; The Child Development Agency’s Adoption Board, Charities Appeal Tribunal, Pre-University School Limited, Impossible Services Limited and Chrysalis Developers Limited. He is currently a Commissioner to the following Commissions; the Casino Gaming Commission and Fair Trading Commission. He is a Former Director of the Jamaica Foundation for Lifelong Learning, Jamaica Information Service, Jamaica 4-H Clubs, Jamaica Intellectual Property Office. He has also served as Corporate Secretary for: the Natural Resources Conservation Authority and the
Dr. Lloyd Waller is the Head of the Department of Government at the University of the West Indies (Mona Campus) and a Senior Lecturer in Human, Social, and Political Behaviour. His primary areas of research and expertise are: (1) advanced research methodologies (specializing in quantitative, qualitative, and mixed-methods research); and (2) democratic governance (specializing in youth in governance and development, as well as electronic governance).
In the last ten years, Dr. Waller has published over 50 articles, books, scientific research papers, and technical reports covering areas such as: youth mainstreaming and empowerment, youth in governance and development, innovations in research methods, e-government, e-participation, e-governance, e-voting, and e-protesting. He has received several Principal’s Award for research with the greatest business/economic/development impact from the University of the West Indies (Mona Campus).
Dr. Waller has also managed several local, regional, and international research projects related to youth development, youth and democracy, as well as the use of information and communication technologies for government and governance (e-government and e-governance).
Dr. Waller currently lectures advanced research methods (qualitative and quantitative research methods) at the University of the West Indies (Mona Campus). In the last decade, he has developed and lectured courses in electronic governance, project management, youth and democracy, electronic government, strategic management, organizational behavior, as well as cybercrime at The University of the West Indies (Mona, Cave Hill, and Open Campus), the Organization of American States, the University College of the Caribbean, the Caribbean Institute for Media and Communications, the Institute for Cultural Studies, Institute for Gender and Development Studies, as well as Excelsior Community College to name a few.
Dr. Waller is also the Director of the Centre for Leadership and Governance, a research and policy unit within the Department of Government. Dr. Waller holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology and Social Policy from the University of Waikato, New Zealand. His thesis entitled “ICTs for Whose Development? Towards the Development of Methodologies and Analytical Tools for Understanding and Explaining the ICT for Development Phenomenon” looks at the use of information and communication technologies that enhance the livelihoods of Jamaican microenterprise entrepreneurs. He also holds a BSc in International Relations, and an MSc in Sociology of Development both from the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus in Jamaica. For his Masters, Dr. Waller wrote the thesis “The Possibilities of Electronic Commerce for Jamaica: An Analysis of UNCTAD’s Trade Point Initiative,” which examines the use of information and communication technologies to advance Jamaican businesses.