Press Release

Premier's Office
BVI Tourist Board
Release Date:
Wednesday, 8 January 2020 - 4:49pm

Mr. Rhodni Skelton, Deputy Director of the British Virgin Islands Tourist Board and Film Commission (BVITB&FC), has been appointed to act as Director of Tourism during the absence of the Director of the Tourism, Mrs. Sharon Flax Brutus.  Mrs. Flax Brutus is currently on vacation leave and returns to office in the latter half of February 2020.

Mr. Skelton was appointed as the Deputy Director effective May 8, 2017 after serving as Film Commissioner and Events Marketing Manager from 2004 to 2015. 

Chairman of the BVI Tourist Board & Film Commission, Mrs. Kenisha Boynes-Sprauve said that in keeping with organizational procedures, Mr. Skelton has been appointed to act in the position while the Director is on leave.

Mr. Skelton holds an Associate Degree in Business Management and a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from Northwood University; an MBA in Human Resources Management and Finance from Wright State University and a Master of Science Degree in Tourism and Project Management from the University of the West Indies.  He was certified as an International Film Commissioner by the AFCI (Association of Film Commissioners International) in 2008.

Mr. Skelton will be responsible for the day to day management of the operations of the BVI Tourist Board including its overseas offices and marketing agencies, during the Director’s absence.


Keith Dawson

Public Relations Manager
BVI Tourist Board
Tel: 284 440-8281