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Montserrat gets its second female Governor in July/August

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Ms. Elizabeth Carriere

News coming out of Government House at the end of March, 2015 name Ms Elizabeth Carriere, OBE as successor to His Excellency Governor Adrian who will be retiring from the Diplomatic Service.

Ms Carriere, who is the second female to Mrs. Deborah Barnes-Jones as Governor, comes to her governorship in Montserrat with a wide background, but currently from since 1999, like Governor Davis has worked with the Department of International Development (DFID). She is currently Head of Office for DFID in Juba, South Sudan. During her career with DFID she has worked in a range of countries in Asia, the Caribbean and Africa. Before her DFID career she held a number of senior positions in provincial governments in Canada. She was awarded the OBE in 2015 for her work in South Sudan.

According to a release from Government House, on her appointment as Governor of Montserrat, Ms Carriere has said: “I am delighted to be appointed as Governor of Montserrat. I am also pleased to be returning to the Caribbean, and specifically to help Montserrat achieve sustainable economic development and increased financial independence. The Montserratian people’s resilience in the face of setbacks is inspiring, and a solid platform for building a positive future for the Island. I look forward to being part of that.”

The new Governor will take up her appointment, according to Governor Davis during July or early August 2015. Meanwhile, following the announcement of the new Governor’s appointment, Governor Davis informed at his April 4, press conference that the last day on Montserrat for his wife Sujue and himself will be July 7.

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Governor carrie

Ms. Elizabeth Carriere

News coming out of Government House at the end of March, 2015 name Ms Elizabeth Carriere, OBE as successor to His Excellency Governor Adrian who will be retiring from the Diplomatic Service.

Ms Carriere, who is the second female to Mrs. Deborah Barnes-Jones as Governor, comes to her governorship in Montserrat with a wide background, but currently from since 1999, like Governor Davis has worked with the Department of International Development (DFID). She is currently Head of Office for DFID in Juba, South Sudan. During her career with DFID she has worked in a range of countries in Asia, the Caribbean and Africa. Before her DFID career she held a number of senior positions in provincial governments in Canada. She was awarded the OBE in 2015 for her work in South Sudan.

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According to a release from Government House, on her appointment as Governor of Montserrat, Ms Carriere has said: “I am delighted to be appointed as Governor of Montserrat. I am also pleased to be returning to the Caribbean, and specifically to help Montserrat achieve sustainable economic development and increased financial independence. The Montserratian people’s resilience in the face of setbacks is inspiring, and a solid platform for building a positive future for the Island. I look forward to being part of that.”

The new Governor will take up her appointment, according to Governor Davis during July or early August 2015. Meanwhile, following the announcement of the new Governor’s appointment, Governor Davis informed at his April 4, press conference that the last day on Montserrat for his wife Sujue and himself will be July 7.