Bio of Arnaldo Brown
Hon. Arnaldo Brown, MP (Minister of State – Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade)
The Honourable Arnaldo Brown, Member of Parliament for East Central St Catherine was appointed Minister of State in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Foreign Trade on Friday, January 6, 2012.
An attorney-at-law by profession, the Foreign State Minister has the Diaspora and Foreign Trade portfolios in the Ministry.
With a Post Graduate Degree in Political Science and International Relations, State Minister Brown has tutored in the Department of Government at the University of the West Indies, Mona. He also brings to his portfolios a wealth of experience in Public Service.
The former Senior Consultant to Dr. the Honourable Peter Phillips, Minister of National Security, he was also Senior Director in the Access to Information Unit in the Office of the Cabinet. Prior to that, he was Special Advisor to the Minister of Development, Dr. Paul Robertson.
The State Minister has also served as Director of the National Insurance Fund Board, Chairman of the Pharmaceutical Appeals Tribunal, and was a legal consultant for the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) Review Panel and member of the Jamaica Justice Reform Taskforce.
Having been called to the Bar in 2002, Minister Brown practiced law before assuming public office, and in 2007 started his own private practice: Arnaldo A. Brown & Company, Attorneys-at-law.
The former Head Boy at Glenmuir High and the University of the West Indies Guild Vice-President, the Honourable State Minister who has chosen representative politics as his vehicle for public service, was raised in Hampton Court, St. Thomas, Jamaica.
State Minister Brown is an avid football fan and is married with two children.