Sherrone Blake Lobban (MBA, PMP) is the Co-Founder, CEO and Chairman of DPM International. She is and an avid advocate of ethical results-oriented, people focused development planning and implementation. Mrs. Lobban's areas of specialisation are governance and civil society; strategic planning; project management; and curriculum development. Mrs. Lobban has worked with the government of Jamaica and also for the United Nations in an Expert capacity and has served as a pioneer member of several United Nations Expert Panels on issues concerning Iraq, Lebanon and Sudan.
Mrs Lobban also currently undertakes assignments in the areas of results based management, monitoring and evaluation and strategic reviews on behalf of international agencies such as, IADB, UNDP and DFID. She has contributed to the growth and development of the entrepreneurial sector in the Caribbean, through her involvement with the Young Entrepreneur Association of Jamaica, where she currently serves as Chair of the Ethics Committee; and the National Business Ethics Steering Committee; as well as Business Development consultancy work at DPM International.
John Lobban (MBA, PMP): John Lobban is a Co-Founder and Company Secretary of DPM International. Mr. Lobban is a senior business analyst with Jamaica's largest commercial bank. He has over 20 years experience in banking and finance. He is an expert in areas of business processes review; financial and budget system; and risk management. Mr. Lobban brings to the team a wealth of experience in business process, asset and financial management. He is also a certified project manager and is currently a key person for risk management and business alignment processes. Mr. Lobban currently serves as a volunteer on the Board of Directors of the PMI- Doctor Bird Chapter in Jamaica in the capacity of Vice President Finance and Secretary.
Professor Carolyn Cooper (PhD) is an internationally acclaimed literary scholar. For the past 26 years Professor Cooper has lectured within the Department of Literature in English at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, Jamaica. She is also a former head of the Department of Literary and Cultural Studies and founder of the Reggae Studies Unit at UWI, Mona. Amongst her many achievements, Professor Cooper recently launched the Global Reggae Studies Centre, which will be offering research and consultancy services in the creative industry.
Dr. Nsombi Jaja (PMP) is the Managing Director of Quality Management Consultancy Co. Ltd., which she founded in 1986, a consulting practice providing assistance to the Caribbean business community in the areas of strategy development, quality management, productivity and customer service management. She is the President of Quality Management Consultancy Inc. USA located in South Florida and a member of the board of the Institute of Caribbean Studies located in Washington DC.