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Trudy Deans Appointed As Consul General To New York



Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Foreign Trade | 2016-09-23 16:30:00

(MFA&FT Kingston: September 23, 2016) Senator the Honourable Kamina Johnson Smith, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, announces the appointment of Ms. Trudy Deans as Consul General to New York.

Ms. Deans, who holds a Master of Science degree in Human Resource Management and Training from the University of Leicester, England, and a Bachelor of Science degree in International Relations and Public Administration from the University of the West Indies, was formerly the Vice Consul and Community Relations Officer at the Jamaican Consulate General in New York from 2010-2012.

“Ms. Deans’ solid foundation in Diaspora engagement, together with her academic achievements and strong leadership and managerial skills augur well for this position, which comes with great responsibility. I congratulate her on this appointment, and have no doubt that she will effectively execute her mandate, contributing to the welfare of Jamaicans overseas and to the Government of Jamaica’s growth and development agenda,” says Minister Johnson Smith.

Prior to her appointment, Ms. Deans was employed as an Administrator at the International Telecommunications Union, a United Nations Agency, headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. She was responsible for staff located in Geneva and field offices in Asia & the Pacific, Arab States, The Americas, African Region and The Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). She also contributed to GraceKennedy’s legacy, as Human Resource and Training Manager at Allied Insurance Brokers Limited from 2002-2010.

A former member of the Geneva International Christian Choir & Orchestra and also an avid sports enthusiast, Ms. Deans will assume duties in New York, in early October




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