Board of Directors

Board Chairman

Prof. Lloyd Waller

Professor Lloyd Waller is a Professor of Digital Transformation Policy and Governance at The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus. His primary areas of research and expertise are (1) digital transformation and e-governance; (2) advanced research methodologies (specializing in quantitative, qualitative, and mixed-methods research); (3) Tourism Resilience and (4) democratic governance.

In the last ten years, Professor Waller has published over 100 articles, books, scientific research papers, and technical reports covering areas such as: governance, e-governance, digital transformation, tourism resilience, and development, youth mainstreaming and empowerment, youth in governance and development, innovations in research methods, e-government, e-participation, e-governance, e-voting, and e-protesting.

Professor Waller is also the Senior Advisor to the Minister of Tourism for Jamaica and the Executive Director of the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre.

Deputy Chairperson

Miss Carol Watson

Miss Carol Watson was appointed to the Board of eGovJa on April 4, 2016

Board Member

Mrs. Georgia Gibson-Henlin, Q.C.

She is a member of the Jamaican and Ontario bars.  She is known to take on challenging issues of national significance as well as in the areas of cyber security, internet defamation, cyber forensics and information security.  Georgia is a commercial litigator whose practice focuses on information technology, telecommunications, competition law, commercial and other complex legal issues. She has wide-ranging experience in other areas of the law including cybercrimes, commercial transactions, finance and taxation.

She has provided advice on and published papers in the areas of intellectual property law, competition law and competition in communications as well as legislating cybercrimes, computer forensics and trends in cyber security in small developing Island States.

Georgia is the current Chair of the Jamaican Bar Association’s Continuing Legal Education Committee, a Member of the Council of the Jamaican Bar Association, a Member of the Telecommunications, Technology & Broadcasting Committee and a Member of the Intellectual Property Committee.

Mrs. Georgia Gibson- Henlin, Q.C. has been appointed as a member of the eGovJa Board on April 4, 2016

Board Member

Mr. Dayton Lawton

Dayton Lawton is a Member of the Board of Directors of eGov Jamaica Limited, the ICT implementation arm of the Government of Jamaica located in Kingston, Jamaica. Dayton also serves as a Member of the Board of Directors of The Council of Community Colleges of Jamaica, the agency under the Ministry of Education, charged with supervising and coordinating the work of Community Colleges in Jamaica. His professional career has spanned leading firms in media, telecommunications and finance. In his free time he is a Global Shaper at the Global Shapers Hub in Kingston, an initiative of the World Economic forum.

Board Member

Mr. Michael HoSue

Mr. Michael HoSue has been appointed as a member of the eGovJa Board on April 4, 2016.

Board Member

Mrs. Sharon Hay-Webster

Mrs. Sharon Hay-Webster was appointed to the Board of eGovJa on April 4, 2016.

Board Member

Wahkeen Murray

Ms. Wahkeen Murray was reappointed to the Board of eGovJa on April 4, 2016.

Board Member

Mr. Andrew Nooks

Andrew is the Managing Director of OpenWave Information Security, a leader in information security assurance and advisory services. He has over twenty (20) years of experience in information systems administration, audit and security assessments and has been providing advisory services in areas such as:

  • Application Security;
  • Network and Operating Systems Vulnerability;
  • IT Governance;
  • Datacentre Security;
  • Security Awareness;
  • Security Incident Response and Digital Forensics;
  • IT solution research and selection; and
  • IS Staff Recruitment.

Mr. Andrew Nooks was appointed to the Board of eGovJa on April 4, 2016.

Board Member

Dr. Andrew Spencer

Dr. Andrew Spencer was appointed to the Board of Directors of eGov Jamaica Limited on June 8, 2020.

He is the Executive Director of the Tourism Product Development Company Limited.

Dr. Spencer holds a PhD from the School of Tourism at Bournemouth University (BU) in the United Kingdom and was the first PhD graduate from the BU eTourism Lab. His research focused on the determinants of technology adoption for travel retailers, with particular emphasis on the strategic management implications and leadership imperatives for owner-managers.

Most recently, Dr. Spencer was the Director of the Centre for Hotel and Tourism Management (CHTM), University of the West Indies, Nassau Bahamas. He has given over 15 years of service to tertiary education in the Caribbean region and is considered to be among the Caribbean’s leading and most sought after tourism academics. Before taking up the post as Director at the CHTM, he was a lecturer in Tourism Management at the Mona School of Business and Management, and prior to this, was the Programme Coordinator for the MSc. in National Security & Strategic Studies.

Dr. Spencer’s other educational achievements include a MSc. in Tourism and Hospitality Management in 2005 from UWI Mona and a BSc. (Honours) in Tourism Management in 2003, pursued at UWI Mona and the CHTM.

He has published extensively in leading international journals and presented at conferences on the areas of the travel supply chain, tourism advertising effectiveness, small hotel competitiveness, and gender issues in the hospitality sector. His research interests also include: drivers of technology adoption in developing countries, critical theory in adoption research and leadership in the Caribbean tourism industries.

Dr. Spencer has published a book titled The Leadership Imperative: Technology Adoption and Strategic Management in Travel Firms in Jamaica. His second single authored book, Travel and Tourism in the Caribbean: Challenges and Opportunities for Small Island Developing States, was published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2018.

Board Member

Ms. Karen Sutherland

Ms. Karen Sutherland was appointed to the Board of Directors of eGov Jamaica Limited on June 8, 2020.

Ms. Sutherland is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Certified Management Accountant (CMA). She holds a B.A. in Management Economics from the University of Guelph and a Graduate Diploma in Public Accounting from McGill University.

Her past senior appointments include:

  • CFO & Company Secretary, Kingston Freeport Terminal Limited
  • CFO, LIME (Cable & Wireless Jamaica)
  • CFO, Caribbean Area, DHL Express – International Americas

Board Member

Mr. Leonardo Brown

Mr. Leonardo Brown was appointed to the Board of Directors of eGov Jamaica Limited on June 8, 2020.

Mr. Brown has over twenty-eight years of proven experience in paramilitary law enforcement and in managing, conceptualising and establishing large capital programmes in the public sector.

He is currently the Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) in charge of the Jamaica Constabulary Force’s (JCF) Technology Branch.

His skills include IT Project Management, Client Management, Telecommunications Consultancy, Network Management, Cyber Security and Business Process Improvement.

ACP Brown has a Master of Science in Cyber Security from the University of Liverpool, a Master of Business Administration from the University of Technology as well as a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, also from UTECH.

He also currently serves as the Chairman for the Project Technical Committee at the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM).