Prof. Lloyd G. Waller

Exec. Dir., Global Tourism Resilience & Crisis Management Centre

Prof. Lloyd G. Waller

Exec. Dir., Global Tourism Resilience & Crisis Management Centre

Biography

Prof. Lloyd G. Waller is a Professor of Digital Transformation Policy and Governance at The University of the West Indies. His primary areas of research and expertise are (1) digital transformation and policy; (2) advanced research methodologies (specializing in quantitative, qualitative, and mixed-methods research); (3) Tourism Resilience and (4) democratic governance. In the last ten years, he has published over 100 articles, books, scientific research papers, and technical reports covering areas such as: governance, tourism resilience and development, youth mainstreaming and empowerment, youth in governance and development, innovations in research methods. His research also spans topics related to digital transformation including e-government, e-participation, e-voting, and e-protesting.

Prof. Waller has managed several local, regional, and international research projects which focused on harnessing information and communication technologies (ICTs) for the development of Jamaica, where he worked for 5 years with the United Nations Development Programme (1997-2003), as well as his 6 years as Chairman of the Board for eGov Jamaica Ltd (the Government agency which manages the ICT infrastructure and digital systems in Jamaica.) Prof. Waller sits on several national, regional, and international committees, boards and commissions. He serves as the Senior Advisor to the Minister of Tourism for Jamaica and functions as the Executive Director of the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre. He currently lectures advanced research methods (qualitative and quantitative research methods), Electronic Governance and Political Sociology at the University of the West Indies (Mona Campus).

All session by Prof. Lloyd G. Waller

Master Class

15:45 - 16:45
Radisson Grenada