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Turks and Caicos Islands' government appoints DICE alumna

19th April 2018

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The Turks and Caicos Government were pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs. Lormeka Morley-Williams as the Deputy Director of the Department of Environment & Coastal Resources (DECR).

A former Red Cross Director, Mrs. Williams was a proud recipient of the 2016/17 Chevening Scholarship, completing her MSc in Conservation Biology at DICE last year.

Mrs. Williams is no stranger to the DECR, where she previously worked on various policy development and review, environmental education and research projects. She holds over ten years of teaching, training and professional experience in the Turks and Caicos private and public sectors.

Commenting on the appointment, Deputy Governor and head of the public service Anya Williams, said; “We are pleased to formally welcome Mrs. Williams to the Turks and Caicos Islands Civil Service and to congratulate her on her new appointment. We are certain that her educational background, experience and passion for the environment will be an asset to the department and the country as a whole and look forward to working with her."

Mrs. Williams, who has a passionate appreciation of the nature and wildlife of the Turks and Caicos Islands, stated; “Following on from the recent completion of my studies, I am happy to return to my country to serve in such a capacity and very excited to begin working in the community with the Department to promote and ensure the sustainability of our vital natural resources and bio-diverse environment, which will protect our tourism and fishery industries in the years to come."


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