Dr. Cliff K. Riley

Clif K. Riley, M.A., Ph.D.

Cliff Riley Image 1 Email SmallCliff Riley is the Executive Director of the Scientific Research Council, Jamaica. He holds a PhD in Biotechnology (Pharmaceutical), A Master of Arts (Teaching), and a Bachelor of Science (Hons) Degree in Chemistry and Biochemistry from the University of the West Indies, Mona. He has served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Jamaica National Agency for Certification, (JANAAC) and is currently a Director, Carnegie Foundation for Cancer Research, Board Member, Diabetes Association of Jamaica, Commissioner, National Commission on Science and Technology, Member, Cannabis Advisory Business Council, MIIC, Member, University Council of Jamaica S&T Advisory Committee among others. Dr. Riley also served as an Associate Professor and Associate Dean, Graduate Studies and Research at UTech, Jamaica (2008-2015) and Associate Director, Research and Grants at the Northern Caribbean University (2006-2008). He has done extensive research and published numerous scientific papers and books in diabetes management and education, pharmaceutics, nutrition, food technology, and natural products. He is an active member of several professional organizations including the Biochemical Society, UK, Society for Scientific Advancement (SOSA) the Caribbean Academy of Science (CAS) and the University Diabetes Outreach Programme (UDOP).