TAA CV - Mr Bruce Lauckner

Personal Information
Title: Mr TAA Member No: 569
Forenames: Bruce Year of Birth: 1945
Surname: Lauckner Email Address: blauckner@cardi.org

University Qualification & Completion Year
1966 Leeds University B.Sc
1971 Institute of Statisticians MIS
1984 Institute of Statisticians FIS
1993 Royal Statistical Society C Stat

Career Summary
1966 to 1973. Scientific Officer, Department of Statistics, Rothamsted Experimental Station, Harpenden, UK
1973 to 1976. Biometrics Research Officer, Overseas Development Administration, UK. Posted in Trinidad at University of the West Indies as Biometrics Research Fellow
1976 to 1979. Biometrics Research Officer, Overseas Development Administration, UK. Posted in Barbados at Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI)
1979 to present. Biometrician at CARDI Headquarters, Trinidad and Tobago. Also Head Strategic Alliances (since 2008) and Head, Information and Communications (since 2012). Previously Manager, Research and Development (2001 to 2003 and 2005 to 2007) and also Acting Executive Director (2002 to 2003 and 2007)

Member of International Biometrics Society (IBS). IBS Editorial Advisory Committee 2008 to 2013. IBS Nominations Committee 2010 to 2012. IBS Central America and Caribbean Region: Executive Committee Member 2002 to 2006; Vice President 2007; President 2008 to 2009; Vive President 2010 to 2102; Regional Correspondent for Biometrics Bulletin 2002 to 2012.

Member of Caribbean Food Crops Society. Member of Board of Directors representing English speaking countries 2003 to 2009; Member of Advisory Board 2013 to present.

Member of Caribbean Agricultural Economics Society. Executive Committee Member: Treasurer 2002 to 2004; President 2004 to 2006; Trinidad and Tobago Country Representative 2006 to 2007; Ordinary Member of Executive Committee 2007 to 2013. Member of Editorial Advisory Board 2002 to 2006.

Member of Editorial Board of Tropical Agriculture (2003 to 2013)

Member of Steering Committee of Global Water Partnership - Caribbean (2011 to present)

Caribbean Representative Tropical Agriculture Association 2009 to present

Over 100 publications (joint and sole author) in journals, proceedings and other publications.

Countries worked in or visited for professional activity: Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, France, Germany, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Martinique, Mexico, Montserrat, Netherlands, Panama, Puerto Rico, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, South Africa, Suriname, Switzerland, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom, United States, United States Virgin Islands, Uruguay, Venezuela

Besides employers have worked for: Caroni Ltd (Trinidad), Caribbean Food and Nutrition Institute, Institute of Marine Affairs (Trinidad), Citrus Research and Education Institute (Belize), Windward Islands Banana Association, Guyana Rice Development Board, National Agricultural Research Institute (Guyana), Inter American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture, Ministries of Agriculture in Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, Grenada, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, National Agricultural Marketing and Development Corporation (Trinidad), Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism, Science Research Council (Jamaica), Coffee Industry Board (Jamaica), Myerson Company (Trinidad), University of the West Indies (in Barbados, Jamaica and Trinidad), University of Guyana, University of Suriname, Tobago House of Assembly, FAO, National Coordinating Committee for Agricultural Research and Development (Belize), CTA (Netherlands)  

Last Updated: 10/09/2016