Parliamentarian

Entered into database:
February 26, 2019

Fayval Williams MP

Political career: She is currently serving her second term as a Member of Parliament for the constituency of St. Andrew Eastern (2016 to present). She also serves as Minister of Education, Youth and Information. On February 14, 2019 she was appointed Minister of Energy, Science and Technology.  Prior to that she served as a Minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service. Prior to success at the polls Mrs. Williams served the Jamaica Labour Party as Deputy Spokesperson on Finance and as Caretaker for St. Andrew Eastern.

Profession: She is a chartered financial analyst and former director of Kingston Properties Limited. Between 2005 and 2007 she served as Chief Investment Officer for Jamaica Money Market Brokers. In 2004, Mrs. Williams consulted with the Financial Services Commission (FSC) in the area of Research and Policy. Prior to returning to Jamaica, Mrs. Williams was Senior Vice President at Putnam Investments, in Boston, a top-10-global mutual fund manager.

Education: MBA from the Wharton Business School at The University of Pennsylvania. Bachelors of Arts (cum laude) from Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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