May 24, 2017 Last Updated 11:18 AM, May 22, 2017

Economic Reform Programme

The Economic Reform Programme (ERP) is the Government of Jamaica's  strategic plan of action to generate sustained economic growth and long-term development of Jamaica. ...

Financial Secretary

fs-everton-mcfarlaneMr. Everton McFarlane is charged with the responsibility of the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service, under his stewardship he will continue the implementation of the reforms in public financial management which are critical to the overall programme for economic growth and development.

As chief sponsor for the Transformation Programme, the Financial Secretary is lead on the Transformation initiatives which are aimed towards the Ministry becoming a Centre of Excellence by 2018.

Prior to being assigned as the Financial Secretary, Mr. McFarlane served as the Ministry's Chief Economist and Policy Strategist. He has also held senior executive positions at the Planning Institute of Jamaica in the capacity of Deputy Director General, Economic Policy and the Financial Services Commission in the capacity of Senior Director, Securities.