Press Release

Premier's Office
Release Date:
Friday, 14 August 2020 - 2:29pm

Qualified and interested Virgin Islanders are invited to apply for the post of Secretary General of the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU).

Permanent Secretary, Premier’s Office, Dr. Carolyn O’Neal-Morton said the British Virgin Islands has been a member of the organisation for more than 20 years and that that the Government of the Virgin Islands is alerting the public of the opportunity.

 The vacancy is being advertised in other Member States of the CTU. The successful applicant will head the Secretariat in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago and is expected to provide strong, visionary, strategic leadership to enable the organisation to fulfil its mandate of fostering Information Communications and Technology (ICT) enabled development in the 21st Century.

The CTU’s work is based on multi-stakeholder engagement of the public and private sectors and civil society participation to enhance the economic, social, and cultural well-being of the peoples of the region through the effective use ICT.

Dr. O’Neal-Morton said, “The Government of the Virgin Islands continues to benefit from the partnership with CTU. We have been able to collaborate with the CTU just recently on the development of a National Information Communications and Technology (ICT) Policy and Implementation Plan.”

The Permanent Secretary added that representatives from the Government of the Virgin Islands and Telecommunications Regulatory Commission attended meetings and contributed to discussions and decisions of the CTU.

 Persons who are interested in applying can visit the CTU website and download the application brief for the position of Secretary General and the application form. The closing date and time for the receipt of applications are Friday, August 21 at 4:00 p.m.

The CTU is a Caribbean intergovernmental organisation dedicated to facilitating the development of the regional telecommunications sector. It was established by a treaty in 1989.


Desiree Smith

Chief Information Officer
Department of Information and Public Relations
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