Energy policy in Small Island Developing States (SIDS), Cultural Industries, Music Sector, Climate Change and Music, Loss and Damage, The Creative Sector, Climate Policy in Small Island Developing States
Currently a Lecturer within the Institute of International Relations at the University of the West Indies, St Augustine Campus. Prior to that appointment, he was employed as the Business Unit Manager for Research and Policy at the Economic Development Advisory Board of Trinidad and Tobago. He has previously served as a Visiting Fellow in the Department of Physics at the University of Otago (New Zealand).
Dr Niles' research (which was a continuation of his doctoral work done at the same University) focused on mechanisms and policies necessary to facilitate a transition to renewable electricity generation in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the Caribbean and Pacific in order to enhance their capacity to mitigate and adapt to climate change and peak oil.