A very warm welcome to Henry Jeffrey who formally joined the OICD Executive Committee last week.
Henry studied social sciences and politics in the UK culminating in a PhD in Industrial Relations and Management at University College, Cardiff. Returning to Guyana, Henry took up a Senior Lecturer position, becoming Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Director of the Graduate School at the University of Guyana. From 1992 to 2008 Henry worked in politics and held a variety of high level posts in the Guyana government including: Minister of Labour, Housing, Human Services and Social Security, Minister of Health and Labour, Minister of Education, and Minister of Foreign Trade and International Cooperation. Henry has published a variety of books and articles on politics and development in Guyana and has authored a wide range of policies and bills to bring concrete positive change to his native nation. Henry brings a wealth of academic, social, economic and political experience and expertise to the OICD.