Dr. Dana-Marie Morris Dixon was appointed Executive, Business Development and Research in June 2013 and serves as the Society’s Chief Research Officer, developing and driving the organisation’s research agenda.
Prior to joining JAMPRO, Dr. Morris Dixon was the Director of Development Policy Planning and Strategy at the Office of the Prime Minister. She has also previously taught undergraduate and graduate courses, focused on international trade, finance, development, globalisation and Caribbean foreign policy at The University of the West Indies, Mona.
She is the recipient of the George Beckford Award for Economic Development, 2003, and is an Awardee in the UWI Department of Government Fellowship in 2001. One year later, she was inducted into the Faculty of Social Sciences Dean’s Honour Society. She is a member of the Grand Jamaica Homecoming Advisory Council, Executive of the International Women’s Forum, and the Jamaica Fulbright-Humphrey Alumni Association. She is a former Director of the National Land Agency and the Runaway Bay Development Company Ltd.