CARICOM’s new Deputy Secretary-General takes up office
DR ARMSTRONG Alexis of St Lucia, yesterday November 1, 2021, took up his position as the new Deputy Secretary-General(DSG), of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM).
Dr Alexis was previously at the United Nations Development Programme where he has had a distinguished career in the Caribbean, the Pacific and Africa, rising to the level of Deputy Resident Representative in Namibia, a release from the CARICOM Secretariat states.
The DSG brings a wealth of experience to the post having served as well with the Commonwealth Secretariat and at a high level in the public service of his native St Lucia.
Secretary-General of CARICOM Dr. Carla Barnett, in welcoming Dr Alexis said “he is an experienced international public servant who brings a solid record of performance at a high level. The Community and the Secretariat will undoubtedly benefit from his skills and vast experience.
“ I am looking forward to him joining the team at the Secretariat as we continue to strive to provide effective and efficient service to the Community.”