Mrs. Carol Palmer, CD, JP is the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry.
Carol Palmer has served at the apex of the public service as Permanent Secretary for fifteen years with significant achievements in public policy development, criminal justice reform and transformation. She has extensive knowledge of governmental operations and has distinguished herself as a visionary, high achiever and strategic thinker. A seasoned techno-bureaucrat, Mrs. Palmer navigates effectively the nuances of politico-bureaucratic relations in carrying out the mandates of successive administrations.
An ordained Elder in the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, she is married with three children and three grandchildren.