Densil A. Williams is Professor of International Business and Executive Director of the Mona School of Business and Management at UWI, Mona Campus. He is the youngest person to be promoted to the rank of Professor in the history of UWI, Mona and the second youngest across all the campuses of the UWI. He is also the first person in the over 40 years history of Business and Management education at UWI, Mona to be promoted to the rank of Professor.
Since his first academic appointment in 2006, he has published over 50 refereed papers on economic development, small firm’s strategy and economic competitiveness in academic journals and conference proceedings. He is also the author of three books, two of which have won outstanding research awards at the UWI. In 2013 and 2015, he was awarded the prize for the most outstanding researcher in the Faculty of Social Sciences at the UWI, Mona Campus.
Mr. Willians serves on a number of Boards as Chairman, Deputy Chairman and, Director in the public and private sectors in Jamaica and the wider Caribbean region. Before joining academia in 2006, he worked as a Business Analyst in Strategy and Transformation at Cable and Wireless Jamaica. He was a Jamaica Government Exhibition Scholar, A Jamaica Flour Mills Scholar, a Lome IV Scholar and, A Commonwealth Scholar.
He obtained a BSc degree with first class honours in Economics and, a MSc degree in International Business from the UWI. In 2006, he obtained a Ph.D. in International Business and Strategy from the Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, in the UK