Chairman and Director General of the Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ), Dr. Wayne St. Aubyn Henry, has been making significant contributions Jamaica’s growth and development for more than 20 years.
He has done so through wide-ranging engagements encompassing academia, the public and private sectors, as well as at the multilateral level that have won him considerable acclaim from his peers and other stakeholder interests.
Dr. Henry’s distinguished career has seen him serve as lecturer in the Department of Economics, University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona; head of the World Bank Jamaica Country Office; special advisor in the Ministries of Agriculture and Fisheries, and Finance and the Public Service, and Vice President for Government Affairs at the Scotiabank Group.
Since his appointment at the helm of the PIOJ in 2016, Dr. Henry has been actively and integrally engaged in advancing Jamaica’s sustainable development policy.
Under his stewardship at the PIOJ, several activities were initiated in support of the country’s implementation of the National Development Plan – Vision 2030 Jamaica, and the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).