Caribbean Action 2030

Caribbean Action 2030

Caribbean Sustainable

Caribbean Action 2030

Neville Duncan

Professor Emeritus, Neville C. Duncan, Ph.D.
Neville Duncan holds  a B.Sc. Economics  and  M.Sc. Government Degrees from the University of the West Indies and  a Ph.D. from the University of Manchester, England.  He is a retired Professor in Caribbean Policy Studies, Professor Emeritus, and a former Director of the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALISES), UWI, Mona Campus. A political scientist, Professor Duncan has researched and published on Caribbean Government and Politics, political economy, poverty, community empowerment, and non-governmental organizations, and on issues of international relations and development. 
He is the author/editor of nine (9) books and monographs; twenty three (23) reports;  over seventy (70) academic and scholarly articles, several published other research; and hundreds of papers and manuscripts. He has undertaken considerable scholarly work in governance (national and local); poverty and community development and has had important consultancies with IDB, World Bank, OAS, UNDP, CIDA, UNICEF, ECLAC/CDCC, DFID, ILO, CARICOM, OXFAM, NGOs, BVI Government, Government of Jamaica, and Belize, among others.  He has been actively involved in public policy analysis and has participated in various public administration review teams. These include Jamaica’s National Advisory Board on Poverty Eradication and the country’s National Commission on Local Government Reform. He has also chaired the UWI’s Planning Task Force responsible for preparing the University’s Strategic Plan for 2007- 2012.
He currently chairs the National Council of Local Government Reform and functioned as coordinator of research for the Council, and as Deputy Chair. His service to the University community has been extensive, having served as chair of major Committees, led the staff trade union, headed the Credit Union, organised many international conferences, and enhanced the reputation of the University through his public service and scholarly activities.  He is well-known for his public commentaries on Caribbean Political Economy.  Currently he is a businessman.  He is the Managing Director of the Better Bee Supplies and Services Co. Ltd.

Mona Campus, The University of the West Indies