Meet The Board Members

Dr. Lawrence Nicholson

Board Member

Dr Lawrence Nicholson is a senior lecturer and head of the Decision Science and Information Systems Unit, at the Mona School of Business and Management (MSBM), UWI.  He has conducted research on family-owned and women-owned businesses in the Caribbean, and co-authored the book: “Understanding the Caribbean Enterprise: Insights from MSMEs and Family Owned Businesses”.   Dr. Nicholson is the Chairman of the Steering Committee of the Poverty Reduction Programme (PRP), the Chairman of Television Jamaica (TVJ) and Deputy Chairman of the RJR Gleaner Communications Group.  He is a committed Christian and elder at Bethany Fellowship.

Mr. Howard James

Board Member

Howard James is a director of the business consultancy firm, Capacity Concepts Limited. A trained Chartered Accountant, he has spent over 25 years in strategic business management, and has built a solid reputation for assisting organisations implement holistic solutions for complex business challenges. Howard’s passion for business development, mentorship and nation building are critical elements of his life’s mission.  

Robert Scott, CITP, JP

Board Member

Robert Scott is an International Business Development specialist and a Certified International Trade Professional. The Managing Director of Hilda Transportation, a member of the ARC group of companies and is the former Vice President of Export and Market Development at Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO). He serves also as the Dean of the Consular Corps of Jamaica, the Honorary Consul to the Republic of Latvia in Jamaica and is a director of the Jamaica Olympic Association.