Aug 18, 2019 Last Updated 10:38 AM, Jul 26, 2019

The Minister of Finance & the Public Service

The Hon. Nigel Clarke, DPhil., MP, is Jamaica's Minister of Finance and the Public Service and is Member of Parliament for St Andrew Northwestern. ...

Financial Secretary

Miss Darlene Morrison...

Dr the Hon Nigel Clarke with the Mexican Ambassador to Jamaica
Dr the Hon Nigel Clarke with the Mexican Ambassador to Jamaica

Dr. the Honourable Nigel Clarke, the Minister of Finance and the Public Service(right) listens to comments made by His Excellency Juan Jose Gonzalez Mijares, Mexican Ambassador to Jamaica(left).

Dr the Hon Nige...
Download
Courtesy Call paid by Mexican Embassy
Courtesy Call paid by Mexican Embassy

Dr. the Honourable Nigel Clarke, the Minister of Finance and the Public Service(head table) listens attentively to Dr. Manuel Ramos Francia, Head of the Centre for Latin American Monetary Studies(right of the Finance Minister) at a recent Courtesy Call paid by the Mexican Embassy. Also included in the photo are His Excellency Juan Jose Gonzalez Mijares, Mexican Ambassador to Jamaica (right of the Finance Minister) and Mr. John Robinson, Senior Deputy Governor of the Bank of Jamaica(right of Dr. Manuel Ramos Francia).

Courtesy Call p...
Download
Dr the Hon Nigel Clarke greets representatives from the Mexican Embassy
Dr the Hon Nigel Clarke greets representatives from the Mexican Embassy

Dr the Honourable Nigel Clarke, Minister of Finance and the Public Service(centre right)greets Dr. Manuel Ramos Francia, Head of Centre for for Latin American Monetary Studies(centre left). Also included in the photo are His Excellency Juan Jose Gonzalez Mijares(far right), Mexican Ambassador to Jamaica and Mr. Brian Wynter, Bank of Jamaica Governor(far left).

Dr the Hon Nige...
Download
Finance Minister, Nigel Clarke, speaking at the signing of an HOA with the Jamaica Federation of Corrections
Finance Minister, Nigel Clarke, speaking at the signing of an HOA with the Jamaica Federation of Corrections
Finance Ministe...
Download
Signing of HOA between the GOJ and the Jamaica Federation of Corrections
Signing of HOA between the GOJ and the Jamaica Federation of Corrections
Signing of HOA ...
Download
HOA Signed between the GOJ and Jamaica Federation of Corrections
HOA Signed between the GOJ and Jamaica Federation of Corrections
HOA Signed betw...
Download
Heads of Agreement Signed between the GOJ and Jamaica Federation of Corrections
Heads of Agreement Signed between the GOJ and Jamaica Federation of Corrections
Heads of Agreem...
Download
14th Regional Investment & Capital Market Conference
14th Regional Investment & Capital Market Conference

Minister of Finance, Dr. The Honourable Nigel Clarke, addresses the Jamaica Stock Exchange's 14th Regional Investments & Capital Markets Conference on 'Life after the IMF: Preserving the Benefits from the IMF, Through Sustainable Growth & Development.' Dr. Clarke highlighted that for the first time in decades all economic variables are positively aligned: low, stable and predictable inflation; increased employment with more Jamaicans being employed than ever before; fifteen (15) consecutive quarters of positive growth; and historically high Central Bank reserves. The Finance Minister also stated pointedly that, the Government was committed to institutionalising the gains of the reforms through the establishment of an Independent Fiscal Council to be the arbiter of Jamaica's Fiscal Rules, modernising the Central Bank and making inflation targeting the primary objective of monetary policy and developing the technical capacity of those in charge of crafting policy at the Ministry of Finance, Bank of Jamaica and the Planning Institute of Jamaica.

14th Regional I...
Download
Dr the Hon Nigel Clarke making his Keynote Address at University of the West Indies Research Day 2019
Dr the Hon Nigel Clarke making his Keynote Address at University of the West Indies Research Day 2019

Dr the Hon Nigel Clarke , Finance Minister during his Keynote Address at the opening ceremony for the University of the West Indies Research Days 2019 stated that, the Government of Jamaica would be making funds available for Research and Development in the national budget as of financial year 2019/20. The Finance Minister also spoke about the research done with UWI which gave rise to the Mosquito Control Unit and efforts in vector management, as well as developing predictive models which can assist with predicting where the next outbreak is likely to exist. The event was held under the theme, 'Driving Research for Social and Economic Development'.

Dr the Hon Nige...
Download
Minister Fayval Williams speaking at the 37th Annual Conference of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Caribbean
Minister Fayval Williams speaking at the 37th Annual Conference of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Caribbean

Minister Fayval Williams addressing the Media Launch of the 37th Annual Conference of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Caribbean which is themed, 'Navigating Global Disruption, Creating Opportunities.'

Minister Fayval...
Download
Minister Williams with Graduates of the Financial Investigation Training and Accreditation Programme (FITAP)
Minister Williams with Graduates of the Financial Investigation Training and Accreditation Programme (FITAP)

Minister Williams (centre) shares a proud moment with the graduates of the Financial Investigation Training and Accreditation Programme (FITAP). Minister Williams during her remarks challenged the graduates to reflect on the Rights, Responsibilities and Privileges associated with being certified as Financial Investigators. She encouraged the graduates to make good use of the knowledge particularly as they are the first graduates of the FITAP. "You have joined a long line of distinguished international professionals," Minister Williams said.

Minister Willia...
Download
Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Dr. the Honourable Nigel Clarke giving his remarks at the Compete Caribbean Dialogue on Policies and Instruments to Unleash Innovation
Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Dr. the Honourable Nigel Clarke giving his remarks at the Compete Caribbean Dialogue on Policies and Instruments to Unleash Innovation

Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Dr. the Honourable Nigel Clarke outlines that research is an investment rather a cost while giving his remarks at the Compete Caribbean Dialogue on Policies and Instruments to Unleash Innovation at the Courtyard Marriot Hotel in New Kingston recently.

Minister of Fin...
Download
Dr. the Honourable Nigel Clarke with other members of the panel at the Compete Caribbean Dialogue on Policies and Instruments to Unleash Innovation
Dr. the Honourable Nigel Clarke with other members of the panel at the Compete Caribbean Dialogue on Policies and Instruments to Unleash Innovation

Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Dr. the Honourable Nigel Clarke has an engaging conversation with other members of the panel, Mrs. Therese Turner-Jones, Caribbean Department Manager of the Inter-American Development Bank (right), Her Excellency Laurie Peters, Canadian High Commissioner (left) and Mr. Daniel Best, Director of the Projects Department of the Caribbean (far left) at the Compete Caribbean Dialogue on Policies and Instruments to Unleash Innovation at the Courtyard Marriot Hotel in New Kingston recently.

Dr. the Honoura...
Download
Outsource2Jamaica Symposium and Expo VIP Luncheon and Awards
Outsource2Jamaica Symposium and Expo VIP Luncheon and Awards

Minister Without Portfolio, Ministry of Finance and the Public Service, the Hon. Fayval Williams speaking on the potential of the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) Sector in providing gains for national competitiveness at the VIP Luncheon and Awards held at the Montego Bay Convention Centre recently.

Outsource2Jamai...
Download
Outsource2Jamaica Symposium and Expo VIP Luncheon and Awards
Outsource2Jamaica Symposium and Expo VIP Luncheon and Awards

Minister Without Portfolio, Ministry of Finance and the Public Service, the Hon. Fayval Williams gives address on the Government of Jamaica's (GOJ) support of the Business Process  Outsourcing (BPO) Sector through JAMPRO  and HEART Trust NTA by providing business opportunities and training respectively.

Outsource2Jamai...
Download
2018 Labour Market Forum
2018 Labour Market Forum

Minister of Finance and the Public Service, the Hon. Dr. Nigel Clarke makes his first public speech as Finance Minister on the need to accelerate the rationalization of public bodies. Minister Clarke made his debut presentation as Finance Minister at the 2018 Labour Market Forum held recently.

2018 Labour Mar...
Download
Signing Ceremony for the World Bank Access to Finance for Micro, Small And Medium Enterprises Project
Signing Ceremony for the World Bank Access to Finance for Micro, Small And Medium Enterprises Project

Minister of Finance and the Public Service, the Hon. Audley Shaw (Centre) speaks about the achievements of Jamaica’s economy during a Signing Ceremony between the Government of Jamaica (GoJ) and the World Bank in respect to the World Bank Access to Finance for Micro, Small And Medium Enterprises Project recently. Also seated are: Galina Sotirova, Country
Manager, World Bank (Right of Minister Shaw), Minister of State, Ministry of Finance and the Public Service, the Hon. Fayval Williams (Left of Minister Shaw), Minister of State, Ministry of Finance and the Public Service, the Hon. Rudyard Spencer (Left of Minister Williams), Darlene Morrison, Acting Financial Secretary, Ministry of Finance and the Public
Service (Left) and Milverton Reynolds, Managing Director of the Development Bank of Jamaica (Right).

Signing Ceremon...
Download
Public Sector Corporate Governance (PSCG) Awards ceremony
Public Sector Corporate Governance (PSCG) Awards ceremony

The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) in collaboration with the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service, on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 held the first Public Sector Corporate Governance (PSCG) Awards ceremony. The awards were open to all public bodies governed by the Public Bodies Management and Accountability Act, inclusive of statutory bodies, regulatory bodies, authorities, commissions and government-owned entities. The Awards aim to recognise public bodies that have established high standards of corporate governance disclosures and practices.

Public Sector C...
Download
Senior Vice President of the Japan International Corporation Agency (JICA) Courtesy Call at the Finance Ministry
Senior Vice President of the Japan International Corporation Agency (JICA) Courtesy Call at the Finance Ministry

Minister of Finance and the Public Service the Hon. Audley Shaw poses for a photo opp with Shigeru Maeda, Senior Vice President of the Japan International Corporation Agency (JICA) in the office of the Finance Minister during a Courtesy Call recently.

Senior Vice Pre...
Download
Senior Vice President of the Japan International Corporation Agency (JICA) Courtesy Call at the Finance Ministry
Senior Vice President of the Japan International Corporation Agency (JICA) Courtesy Call at the Finance Ministry

Minister of Finance and the Public Service the Hon. Audley Shaw listens attentively as Shigeru Maeda, Senior Vice President of the Japan International Corporation Agency (JICA) discusses partnership between the Government of Jamaica and JICA during a Courtesy Call at the Finance Ministry recently.

Senior Vice Pre...
Download
 
 

Press Releases