Professor Fritz Pinnock

Caribbean Maritime University
President


Fritz Pinnock holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Sustainable Cruise Tourism from the University of the West Indies, Jamaica; an M.Sc. in International Shipping and Logistics from the University of Plymouth, United Kingdom and a B.Sc. (Hons.) in Economics and Accounting (Management Studies) from the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Jamaica.

Dr. Pinnock is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics Transport, UK (FCILT) and a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute, UK (FCMI). He has been a Fellow of the British Institute of Management (MBIM) since 1991, and the Institute of Logistics and Distribution Management (MILDM). Dr. Pinnock is also a Justice of the Peace for Kingston.

He is the recipient of the Prime Minister’s Medal of Appreciation 2015 service to education. He was the Jamaica Association for Administrative Professionals (JAAP) All-Island Boss of the year for 2013-2014 and is an Honorary Adviser of Shanghai Cruise Ship & Yacht Association. Dr. Pinnock is an advocate for educational transformation through TVET. He is the Chairman of the National Logistics Hub Education and Training Sub Committee.

He is the author of the books:

He has published numerous academic peer review and industry articles, magazines and journals worldwide – in multiple languages, including French, German, and Spanish. He is a contributing writer and columnist (the Human Factor) of the Caribbean Maritime and Port Page | 2

Side Magazines, the leading shipping magazines published by the Caribbean Shipping Association and has developed numerous course manuals.

Fritz Pinnock is a special advisor, regionally and internationally to various agencies (governmental and non-governmental) and sits on several institutional, community and sports related Boards including the President of the Jamaica Rowing Federation and Chairman of the Associates Committee, Port Management Association of the Caribbean (PMAC).

He is an International Maritime and Logistics Consultant who has worked on numerous projects, in collaboration with the government of Canada, the International Development Bank (IDB), CARICOM, World Bank, French Government, British Virgin Islands, Organization of American States, Eastern Caribbean States, Suriname, United Kingdom, Bahamas, Barbados, St. Kitts, Guyana and many regional ports. He has served as a Board Member for both public- and private-sectors: these include the HEART Trust/NTA and the National Apprenticeship Board.

He is the recipient of the Socrates 2016 Award. This award means he is considered one of the world’s 20 best professionals from all continents for his “outstanding achievements in professional activities and contribution to intellectual development in government management, business and the economy of today’s society.”

He is also an Honorary Professor for the Academic Union, Oxford.

Dr. Pinnock is a counselor and advisor to various charities and to anyone who walks up to him needing advice. He also enjoys reading, fishing, and power boating. He is married and has two beautiful daughters.