Dr David McBean is the Executive Director of the Mona School of Business and Management, (MSBM). He holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical & Computer Engineering from The University of the West Indies, and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in Engineering Science from the University of Oxford, on a Rhodes Scholarship. He has also received extensive short course training in management, including a diploma in Advanced Executive Management from the Kellog Business School/Mona Institute of Business.
He joined the staff of The UWI, Mona after over 20 years’ experience as a senior executive, serving across the Airline, Telecommunications (Commercial & Regulatory), IT and Media industries in the Caribbean. Past senior appointments include, Managing Director for the Spectrum Management Authority of Jamaica, Managing Director of Products & Services for LIME Caribbean, CEO of the CVM Media Group in Jamaica as well as VP IT for the former Air Jamaica.
In addition to his substantive career in the private sector, Dr McBean has been involved with the UWI Mona since 1993 where he served as a Part-time lecturer in the Department of Natural Sciences until 1995. He then moved on to a similar position in the Department of Management Studies and Natural Sciences in 1996.
Dr. McBean has served on several boards of private and public sector companies, as well as charitable organisations. Past board appointments include the Jamaica Tourist Board, e-Learning Jamaica, Nutrition Products Limited, Lascelles de Mercado and Supreme Ventures.
Among other appointments, he is currently a director of Mayberry Investments Limited, and Chairman of the Supreme Ventures Foundation.