Dr. McBean holds the Bachelor of Science in Electrical & Computer Engineering from The University of the West Indies, St Augustine, and the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in Engineering Science from the University of Oxford, on a Rhodes Scholarship. He has also received extensive short course training in management, including a diploma in Advanced Executive Management from the Kellog Business School/Mona Institute of Business. He joined as Executive Director of the Mona School of Business and Management at the UWI, Mona after over 20 years’ experience as a senior executive, serving across the Airline, Telecommunications (Commercial & Regulatory), IT and Media industries in the Caribbean. Past senior appointments include, Managing Director for the Spectrum Management Authority of Jamaica, Managing Director of Products & Services for LIME Caribbean, CEO of the CVM Media Group in Jamaica as well as VP IT for the former Air Jamaica.
Dr. McBean has served on several boards of private and public sector companies, as well as charitable organisations. Past board appointments include the Jamaica Tourist Board, e-Learning Jamaica, Nutrition Products Limited, Lascelles de Mercado, Supreme Ventures and Mayberry Investments Limited.
Among other appointments, he is currently a Director of the University Hospital of the West Indies, and AJAS Limited.