Office of Global Affairs (OGA)


The OGA Team

Ambassador Dr. Richard Bernal

Ambassador the Honourable Dr. Richard Bernal, OJ, returned to The UWI in July 2016 as Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Global Affairs, having lectured in international economics and development economics for seven years in his early career. While at the university he was active with trade unions,...
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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 degrees...
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Christine Marrett (Ph.D), Senior Programme Officer

Dr. Christine Marrett, Senior Programme Officer, was redeployed to the OGA in July 2016 from the former Central Office for Regional and International Affairs (CORIA)  where she held a similar post from its inception in 2012. Prior to her post in CORIA, she served in the former Office of External...
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Sharon R.E. Estwick, Adminstrative Assistant

Ms. Sharon R. E. Estwick is an Administrative Assistant in the OGA, based in Barbados. One of her primary responsibilities is the regular updating of the UCosmic database. Prior to being assigned to the OGA, she was Administrative Assistant in CORIA since that unit’s inception in 2012, where she...
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Ian Forrest, Programme Officer II

Mr. Forrest, holds a Bachelors in Management Studies (UWI, 1995) and a Masters in International Business (UWI, 2001). He was awarded a Bachelor of Laws in 2014 from the Cave Hill Campus of the UWI. In 2016, he graduated the Norman Manley Law School, where he received his Legal Education...
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