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Hon. Kirk Humphrey

Minister of the Blue Economy
The Government of Barbados

Kirk Humphrey is the Minister of Maritime Affairs and Blue Economy in Barbados.

He is the first Minister to hold this post and was appointed in May this year as part of the new administration. 

The focus of the a ministry is to streamline and coordinate Barbados' Blue economy and to explore new industries and revenue streams from the ocean while conserving and preserving the marine environment in most  sustainable ways. 

He holds a degree in Management from the University of the West indies in Barbados, A Masters Degree in Social Policy and Planning from The London School of Economics and a Masters Degree in Public Administration from  Harvard University. 

A trained social scientist and community practitioner, Mr Humphrey believes that the blue economy can make a real difference for People in Small Island Developing States. 

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