The Caribbean Research & Policy Center is organized as a not-for-profit entity that is governed by a Board of Directors selected from among members of the Caribbean Diaspora.


Board of Directors


Ambassador Curtis A. Ward, Chairman

Gabriel J. Christian, Esq

Shanta Ramson, Esq

Karen Francis, PhD

Ian G. Hall

Venice Mundle-Harvey

Yvonne H. Stevens

Brian O. Fough





The Most Hon. Percival James Patterson, ON, QC, PC

Former Prime Minster of Jamaica


Sir George A. O. Alleyne, MD

Chancellor Emeritus – University of the West Indies

Former Director of the Pan American Health Organization


Mr. George S. Willie, CPA, CGFM

Managing Partner – Bert Smith & Co


Dr. Edward Greene (PhD)

Professor Emeritus University of the West Indies & Former Assistant Secretary General CARICOM