Alvin Wint is an Emeritus Professor of International Business at The University of the West Indies (UWI). He has served UWI in several capacities including as a Pro Vice Chancellor. He is the author of five books and numerous scholarly publications in the fields of international competitiveness and international investment policy. He holds a Doctorate in International Business from Harvard University and has provided advisory and oversight services to numerous public, private and educational institutions in Jamaica and the Caribbean; to governments of countries in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean and Latin America; and to multilateral institutions such as the United Nations, the World Bank Group and the Inter-American Development Bank. He is a recipient of the UWI Vice Chancellor’s Award for Excellence, the Jamaican Order of Distinction (Commander Class), and an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters Degree from Northern Caribbean University.