Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
Intellectual Property Office - Office of the Attorney General and Ministry of Legal Affairs, Trinidad and Tobago

Trainer

Dr. Ruel L.A. Ellis

Dr. Ruel L.A. Ellis is a lecturer in the Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering at The University of the West Indies (UWI), St. Augustine in the following courses: Simulation, Project Management. Production/Operations Management, Database Design and Enterprise Information Systems.

He is the Coordinator of the MSc. Project Management Programme in which he delivers the Project Management Information Systems and Project Management for Small and Medium Enterprises courses. Additionally, he supervises projects in the MSc. Occupational Environmental Safety & Health in the Faculty of Science and Technology, and teaches Project Management in Food and Agriculture.

Dr. Ellis serves on the IP Assessment Committee of the UWI St. Augustine Campus, and conducted the mapping of the CARICOM Blue Economy Ecosystem.  Dr. Ellis is also the current Chairman of the IEEETT (Institute of Electronic and Electronic Engineers, Trinidad and Tobago) Education Society and is current Chairman of the Society of Caribbean Industrial Engineers, Member of the Board of the Society of Engineering and Management systems of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers, and Immediate Past-President of the West Indian Group of University Teachers (St. Augustine Branch).

Publicly, Ruel has served as Chair of the Operations Committee on the NIHERST Board of Governors, he was a member of the National Productivity Council and the Advisory Committee for Creative industries at the National Training Agency.