GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Nov. 2, 2021 - The Caribbean Community Secretariat, CARICOM, has a new Deputy Secretary General. He is Dr Armstrong Alexis of Saint Lucia who took up his appointment as the new Deputy Secretary-General of (CARICOM) on November 1 2021.
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.
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 Saint Lucia.
In welcoming Dr Alexis, Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Dr Carla Barnett, 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.”
Dr. Alexis replaces former CARICOM Deputy Secretary-General Ambassador Manorma Soeknandan of Suriname, who demitted office on August 31 after seven years of service.