3rd Annual Distinguished Owen S. Arthur Memorial (DOSAM) Lecture Series – Sept 28, 2023

The Shridath Ramphal Centre for International Trade, Law, Policy and Services (SRC) presents the Third Distinguished Owen S. Arthur Memorial Lecture Series on Thursday, September 28th, 2023 at the Errol Barrow Centre for Creative Imagination (EBCCI) at 6:00 p.m. AST.  

The SRC remembers Professor Arthur as a Caribbean son, an ardent regionalist, a strong voice for small and vulnerable economies, a fearless defender of national sovereignty, a bold leader and an inspirational mentor. This Lecture Series calls for a continuation of Professor Arthur’s discourse on small and vulnerable economies and the need to shift the rubicon of measurement to one that is more equitable while enhancing regional integration.  

The Third Distinguished Lecture will be delivered by the newest Governor of the Barbados Central Bank, Dr. Kevin Greenidge to share his vision for Central Bank and Export-Import Banks. Prior to assuming the role of Governor, Dr. Greenidge was a Senior Economist at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for over a decade. During this time, while on secondment, he was the Senior Economic Advisor to the Barbados Government where he was instrumental in the design and implementation of the Barbados Economic Recovery and Transformation (BERT) programme.  

As a long-standing Economist, Dr. Greenidge spent 17 years at the Central Bank of Barbados where he was the Bank’s Director of Research and Economic Analysis Department (READ).  

Dr. Greenidge’s 25year career spans economics, finance and public policy. He is a distinguished author with over 200 publications. He is also a member of the International Atlantic Economic Society, the Western Economic Association and a Fellow of the Cambridge Commonwealth Society.  

This Lecture Series provides Dr. Greenidge with an opportunity to share his insights with a wide hemispheric audience, regional diplomatic core, regional institutional leadership and members of the public in the presence of the Arthur family, invited friends and colleagues. At the same time, the Lecture Series will be a unique opportunity for us within the University Community to unite a wider regional public. The text of the distinguished lecture will be published on the website of the SRC.  

Queries may be directed to Ms. Adiella Lewis at 417-4806 or email:  adiella.lewis@cavehill.uwi.edu