Helene Davis Whyte

Presentation Title – Bringing Local Government into the Twentieth Century: The Jamaica Package
Helene Davis Whyte, is a trade unionist by profession, who has been actively involved in the trade union movement for more than 35 years. Over the years, she moved up the ranks in JALGO from officer of the Municipal Branch, to Education Officer, to Asst. General Secretary and in 1995 was elected General Secretary, having acted in the post for two years before.

She is also active in the international and Regional Trade Union Movements, being Co-Chair of the Environment and Climate Change Steering Group for the Caribbean Sub region of Public Services International (PSI) and represents the Sub-region on the Local and Regional Governments Network of PSI. Mrs. Davis-Whyte is a past student of the Queens’ High School and holds a BSc in Human Resource Management, as well as an Associate Degree in Business Studies and certificates in Advanced Trade Unionism and Labour Economics.