About Us: Staff

CERMES has a unique ecosystem of academic, technical and administrative talent.  Each member of our team brings with them different areas of expertise which make CERMES a productive and adaptive teaching/working environment.
Please click on the links below to view the profiles of our staff members, post doctorial and visiting academic researchers:
Full time staff
Name Position Areas of interest
Adrian Cashman Director, Senior Lecturer
  • Water resources and policy development
  • The economics of water management
Robin Mahon Professor Emeritus
  • Marine resource governance
Hazel Oxenford Professor
  • Fisheries biology and management
Patrick McConney Senior Lecturer
  • Fisheries governance
  • Marine protected areas (MPAs)
Leonard Nurse Senior Lecturer
  • Human impact on coastal dynamics
  • Integrated coastal management
  • The impact of climate change on small island environments
David Yawson Senior Lecturer
  • Bio-sensitive land resource management
  • Socio-ecological resilience in the context of environmental change
Janice Cumberbatch Lecturer
  • Sustainable Tourism development
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
Neetha Selliah Programme Coordinator
  • Fisheries governance
Renata Goodridge Senior Laboratory Technician
  • Water quality assesment
  • Coral reef assessment
  • Terrestrial/Marine field work coordination
Dale Benskin Information Technology Technician
  • Information Technology
Jennifer Hurley Administrative Assistant
  • Office administratoin
Maria Pena Project Assistant
  • Socio-economic aspects of marine resource management
  • MPA management
  • Project management
Mia Clarke Stenographer/Clerk (Secretary)
  • Videography/Photography
  • Office administratoin
Jehroum Wood Research Assistant
  • Socio-economic aspects of marine resource management
  • Green business initiatives
Post doctoral & visiting researchers
Kimberly Baldwin Post Doctoral Researcher
  • Geoinformatics and spatial analysis
  • UAS mapping 
  • Ecosystem based management & Marine Spatial Planning 
  • Participatory research and training initiatives
Shelly-Ann Cox Post Doctoral Research Associate
  • Adaptive co-management
  • Social networks, Marine resource governance
  • Climate services
  • Gender and Science Communication
Majid Galoie Post Doctoral Fellow
  • Water resource management
To enhance the capabilities of CERMES, high quality members of the academic world are engaged as associated staff throughout the academic calendar year. Each, an expert in their field of study, of our associated staff, add value to our teaching process and project work. Please see the list below:
Associated staff
Dr. Darren Browne Mr. Karl Payne
Dr. David Farrell Dr. Julian Walcott
Dr. Vernese Inniss Dr. Mike Roth
Mr. Anthony Headley Prof. Peter Schuhmann
Prof. Smail Mahdi Ms. Norma Shorey-Bryan