Professor Waller is currently the Executive Director of the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre at the University of the West Indies (Mona Campus) as well as the Senior Advisor/Consultant to the Minister of Tourism for Jamaica
Professor Waller holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree in sociology and social policy from the University of Waikato, New Zealand, with a specialization in information and communication for development and advanced research methods. His thesis, 'ICT for Whose Development: Towards the development of methodologies and analytical tools for understanding and explaining the ICT for Development Phenomenon', attempts to develop advanced methodological tools for studying e-Tourism.
In the last ten years, Professor Waller has published over 100 articles, books, scientific research papers, and technical reports covering areas such as e-government, e-governance, e-Tourism, information and communication technology policy for development, governance and development, as well as innovations in advanced research methods, among others. He has also managed over 200 research projects covering a number of areas, which have had policy implications for Jamaica, the Caribbean, and the World.
Lloyd George Waller (PhD, Waikato, New Zealand) NZODA/NZAID Scholar Professor of Digital Transformation Policy and Governance Research Focus: Digital Transformation Policy/ Governance/ Advanced Research Methodology, Methods and Data Analytics Head/Chair of Department Department of Government - http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/government/ The University of the West Indies (Mona Campus) Amazon Author Page - https://www.amazon.com/author/lloydwaller
Hon. Ed Bartlett
The Minister of Tourism
Ministry of Tourism - www.mot.gov.jm.