Indrani Bachan-PersadUniversity of the West Indies, St. Augustine | UWI · University Office of Planning
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I am employed at the University Office of Planning, at the University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago. I have published studies on technology parks, entrepreneurship and innovation in the region. I also do comparative research in media and politics. My first book 'Mediatized Political Campaigns: A Caribbean Perspective' is now available at http://www.uwipress.com/books/mediatized-political-campaigns as well as Amazon.com.
August 2013 - present
- Unit Head Economic Engagement and Industry Partnerships
- Develop policies to bridge the gap between the regional private sector and the university.
Most non-profit universities are incorporating new strategic management structures to improve organisational performance and profitability. Corporate governance models are being adapted for improved academic efficiencies and effectiveness. These models focus primarily on innovation, entrepreneurship, and wealth generation while enabling more stakeh...
Establishing technology parks to jump-start innovation and entrepreneurship in the Caribbean is a huge challenge for Caribbean regional institutions such as The University of the West Indies. Based on a situational analysis of existing services/projects on the three landed campuses and a case study of the only technology park in the region, this p...