Press Release

Ministry of Health & Social Development
His Majesty’s Prison
Release Date:
Friday, 9 July 2021 - 1:59pm

Her Majesty’s Prison received a new Superintendent with the appointment of Mr. Guy-Michel Hill.

The appointment was made by His Excellency the Governor John Rankin, CMG with consideration by the Public Service Commission on a contractual appointment for a period of two years that took effect on July 3.  

Mr. Hill has more than 20 years of extensive experience in the Public Service, particularly, law enforcement.

He served in various ranks at the Immigration Department including the leadership role as Deputy Chief Immigration Officer prior to his retirement in 2018.

Mr. Hill holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in Sociology from the University of Texas at El Paso along with several training certificates in the areas of criminology, surveillance, supervision and investigations.  

While serving in his new role as Superintendent of Prison, Mr. Hill will be responsible for the efficient and effective management and operation of Her Majesty’s Prison.  He will also serve as the Government’s Chief Advisor on all matters pertaining to Prison Management and Rehabilitation 

Mr. Hill supersedes Mr. Verne Garde whose contractual appointment ended on July 2, 2021.


Adrianna J. Soverall

Ministry of Health and Social Development
Tortola, British Virgin Islands
Telephone: 1(284)468-2272 or 2174