Dr. Parris Lyew-Ayee Jr. was appointed to the Board on March 6, 2013. He is a Senior Lecturer and Director of the Mona Geoinformatics Institute of The University of the West Indies (UWI), Jamaica, as well the Head of the University’s Department of Geography and Geology.
Dr. Lyew-Ayee Jr. holds a D.Phil. from the School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford, United Kingdom, as well as a B.Sc. in Earth Science from the UWI, Mona, Jamaica. He is also a member of several professional organizations and societies. His scholastic achievements include the Jamaican Government Exhibition Scholarship between 1998-2001 and the United Kingdom Commonwealth Scholarship between 2002-2004. He was also shortlisted for the 2002 Jamaica Rhodes Scholarship. He is the author of two books, several refereed journal articles as well as articles for other publications, and technical reports.