Senator Dr. the Hon. Ronald Robinson

Ronald Robinson

 DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: 

September 30, 1968    Mandeville, Manchester

OBJECTIVE

To have a successful career in academia and to contribute to the development of Jamaica.

EDUCATION

1993 - 1998 University of the West Indies, Kingston, St. Andrew
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. D) Chemistry

1989 - 1993        University of the West Indies, Kingston, St. Andrew
B.Sc Biochemistry (Hon)

1985 - 1986        Knox Community College, Manchester
Certificate Engineering

INTERESTS AND ACTIVITIES

Social work, Nation building and Mentoring

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

1993 - 1994          - Vice President, Mona association of PostGraduate Students,
                                     - developed a structured process of increasing the remuneration of graduate students.
                                     - successfully lobbied for an increase in accommodation for graduate students on campus.
1991 - present      - Member of the University Orientation Committee.
                             Assist in the planning and execution of the Universities annual orientation programme for new students.
1991 - 1992          - Hall Chairman, Taylor Hall UWI., Mona.
                           - Guild Councilor, Guild of Undergraduates
                           - Student Representative, University Matriculation Board Mona
                           - Student Representative, University Careers and Placement Committee.
                           - Chairman, Security Committee, University Carnival Committee
 1990 - 1991         - Sports Representative, Taylor Hall UWI., Mona

 

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

Football, Represented high school in schoolboy league, played division two club football and also represented the university in the intercollegiate competition winning two championships.
Hockey, Represented Taylor Hall for seven years winning an unprecedented seven titles.
Tour Coordinator USA 95, 96, 97, 98 ( a tour of the UWI football team to Florida to compete against North American Universities).

SUMMER JOBS

1990 - 1992 Alcan Jamaica LTD Kirkvine, Manchester
                  Laboratory Technician
                  Worked and developed a standard laboratory protocol and the design and mapping of effluent flow throughout the entire plant.

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

Coordinator of Taylor Hall’s outreach programme to the Mona rehabiltion center.
Advisor in the UWI/IBM Quality leadership Programme.

HOBBIES

Soccer, reading, Golf, listening to music

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