Chief Ideator, Director, Principal
Dr. Leahcim Semaj is the founder, Chief Ideator and Principal at Above or Beyond (formerly The JobBank), the corporate brand of Leahcim T. Semaj and Company Limited. He is noted among the leading Creative Thinkers, Problem Solvers and Motivational Speakers in the Caribbean. This Psychologist combines ancient wisdom with contemporary ‘livity’ to bring fresh insight to old human problems.
The Jamaica Employers’ Federation has recognized Dr. Semaj for “Leadership in Innovative Workplace Practices”. He is included in Peter Ferguson’s publication CHANGE MAKERS as one of the 101 men who have helped to define modern day Jamaica.
Dr. Semaj is a graduate of Kingston College (Jamaica). He has a B.A. cum laude (1974) from City College of New York, M.Sc. (1976) & PhD (1978) from Rutgers – The State University of New Jersey and Pre & Post Doctoral Fellowships from Educational Testing Service, Princeton, New Jersey. He has held teaching and research posts at Rutgers and at Cornell University (USA), at the University of the West Indies and The College of Agriculture in Jamaica. He has been involved in Jamaican media as a newspaper columnist for all the major publications and hosted a variety of radio and TV programmes. Presently, he is the co-producer and co-host of Food for Thought on Television Jamaica.