Dr. Derrick McKoy holds a doctorate in Business Administration from Nova Southeastern University, specialising in the New Public Management, an LL.M. in International and Comparative Law from University College London, the M.B.A. from Barry University, and the LL.B. from the University of the West Indies. He is also a graduate of the Norman Manley Law School. He was a Commonwealth Scholar, and in 1999 he participated in the US International Visitors Program on “The role of Ethics in Business and Government.” He has been nominated to Sigma Beta Delta International Honour Society.
He is the current Chairman of the Fair Trading Commission who also served as Chairman from 2007 to 2012; a former Commissioner from 1996 to 1998; and also serves as Chairman of the Jamaica Antidumping & Subsidies Commission. He was Contractor-General of Jamaica from 1998 to 2005 and has served on the Disciplinary Committee of the General Legal Council, Jamaica.
Dr. McKoy has consulted in Jamaica and the broader Caribbean in the areas of competition law and policy, utilities regulations, and public sector reform. He has lectured in the University of the West Indies on the LL.B. and LL.M. Programmes; and as an adjunct in the Mona School of Business, the Institute of International Relations, Trinidad, the Norman Manley Law School, Barry University’s Andreas School of Business, and Nova Southeastern University’s Huizenga School of Business.
He has participated in Penn State Management Development Courses, U.S. Coast Guard International Maritime Law Enforcement Training, and the Commonwealth Association of Corporate Governance’s course for directors. Dr. McKoy has published in the areas of constitutional law, labour law, competition law, public management and governance, and the law of computers. He is also a member of the Jamaican Bar and the Jamaica Institute of Management.