Office of Global Affairs (OGA)


The OGA Team

Dr. Stacy Richards-Kennedy, Pro Vice-Chancellor

Dr. Stacy Richards-Kennedy is the Pro Vice-Chancellor for Global Affairs at The University of the West Indies (The UWI).  She leads the regional university’s global engagement activities and through the Office of Global Affairs, coordinates internationalization and strategic global...
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Ambassador Gillian Bristol

Ambassador Gillian M. S. Bristol is a national of Grenada.  She was educated at the prestigious St. Joseph’s Convent High School, The University of the West Indies, and The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy of Tufts University in Boston.  Ambassador Bristol has obtained honors...
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Lisa Hamilton-Brathwaite, Programme Officer

Mrs. Lisa Hamilton-Braithwaite holds a BSc. in International Relations (University of Guyana) and a MSc. in Government (The UWI).  Her attachment with the Office of Global Affairs (OGA) began in 2019 working for then Pro Vice-Chancellor Ambassador Dr. Richard L. Bernal providing administrative...
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Sharon Estwick, Administrative Assistant

Ms. Sharon Estwick is an Administrative Assistant in the Office of Global Affairs (OGA), based in Barbados. One of her primary responsibilities is the regular updating of the UWI's agreement repository.  Prior to being assigned to the OGA, she was Administrative Assistant in CORIA since that...
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Nickeisha Grant, Senior Secretary

Mrs. Nickeisha Grant, is the holder of a BSc in Management Studies (Accounting) and a MBA in Human Resource Management, (MSBM).  She is the Senior Secretary, who will be assisting the PVC Global Affairs as well as managing the day-to-day operations of the Office of the PVC Global Affairs.

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Lina Torres Maestre, Senior Administrative Assistant

Mrs. Lina Paola Torres Maestre is the Senior Administrative Assistant of the Latin-American-Caribbean Centre (LACC) having joined the staff in April 2019. Her duties expand beyond administration to research assistance, event management and project coordination, drawing on her qualifications and...
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Lois St. Brice, Programme Officer II

Ms. Lois St. Brice joined the Office of Global Affairs in May 2022. Lois contributes to leading strategic regional and global initiatives, donor engagement and resource mobilisation, leveraging her previous 10 years of service at The UWI.  She provides dedicated support to the Pro Vice...
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