Sherrone Blake Lobban is an award-winning entrepreneur and the founder of PMGI and DPM International. She has over 20 years’ experience in development planning, management and strategy. Her areas of interests are community safety, international peace and security, trade and development, governance; strategic planning; project management; and curriculum development.
Sherrone has developed more than 30 courses for both face-face and online delivery. She is the founder of LearnFest Caribbean and launched the first leg of LearnFest in Jamaica. Sherrone is also the founder of the Project Manager of the Year Arwards in the Caribbean.
She is highly skilled in the analysis of complex information, in the context of economics and Government policies and strategies for the improvement of services, and performance. Through her international work with governments and international organisations such as DFID, IDB, USAID and the United Nations working in and on countries including Burkina Faso, Chad, Ethiopia, Jamaica, Israel, Ivory Coast, Lebanon, New York, Sudan and Syria, Sherrone has gained a reputation as a skilled and reliable expert. Whilst she has the ability to communicate with staff and managers at the operational level and presenting strategies for example to the UN Secretary General outlining high stake recommendations for technical assistance and capacity building, or conducting consultations with national governments, she has exhibited equal adept at communicating and developing programmes at the community level.
Among her civil commitments, Mrs. Lobban served as Executive Secretary and Chairperson of the Education & Training Committee for the Young Entrepreneurs Association and was a member of the Management Advisory Committee of the Rockfort HEART-TRUST/NTA.
Sherrone holds a Masters of Arts (Econ) degree in Development Administration and Management from the University of Manchester, UK and a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute Inc. USA. She also holds language competence certification in Diplôme approfondi de langue française from the French Ministry of Education, France.