It’s official. After more than two years ‘acting’ in the post, Carolyn Stoutt-Igwe has now been confirmed as Permanent Secretary in the Deputy Governor’s Office.
Governor Augustus Jaspert officially appointed her to the post on November 1.
A media release from government said: “As Permanent Secretary in the Deputy Governor’s Office, Mrs Stoutt-Igwe will continue to serve as the chief advisor to the Deputy Governor on the management, leadership and execution of subjects that are within the Deputy Governor’s portfolio.”
“Additionally, she oversees the overall coordination and management of the Office and ensures that all activities are carried out in accordance with government policies and procedures. Her role also includes exercising broad policy oversight over all departments and units within the Governor’s Group and overseeing and coordinating the budget submission of all departments within the Governor’s Group, among many other duties.”
Stoutt-Igwe joined the public service in 1983 and has served in serval capacities such as private secretary to the Chief Minister (now Premier), Deputy Secretary in the Ministry of Health, and Executive Private Secretary in the Governor’s Office, among other posts.
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