Jamaica House
The Most Honourable

Andrew Michael Holness, O.N., M.P.

Prime Minister of Jamaica

Office of the Prime Minister and Ministry of Defence, Economic Growth and Job Creation

The Most Honourable Andrew Michael Holness was first elected as Member of Parliament (MP) to represent the Constituency of West Central St. Andrew in 1997, at the age of 25. Now in his fourth consecutive term as MP, Mr. Holness became Jamaica’s ninth Prime Minister after the Jamaica Labour Party defeated the People’s National Party at the polls on February 25, 2016. Continue Reading

Agencies of the OPM

Departments (General)

Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation

Departments (General)

Land, Environment and Climate Change

Housing

Water

Works

Ministers of the OPM

Hon. Derrick Smith, MP

Minister without Portfolio in the Office of the Prime Minister

Hon. Daryl Vaz, MP

Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation

Hon. Dr. Horace Chang, MP

Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation

Senior Staff

Mrs. Elaine Foster Allen

Permanent Secretary

The Public Service Commission is pleased to announce that effective November 16, 2015, Mrs. Elaine Foster-Allen, Permanent Secretary currently assigned to the Ministry of Education, will be re-assigned as Permanent Secretary in the Office of the Prime Minister. read more

Ambassador The Honourable Douglas Saunders OJ CD

Cabinet Secretary

On Monday June 2nd, 2008, the Office of the Cabinet saw the installment of a new Cabinet Secretary, Ambassador The Honourable Douglas Saunders, OJ CD. Mr. Saunders is the third officer to take over the reins of this distinguished position as head of central government... read more