Ms. Jacinta Joseph is the Permanent Secretary with responsibility for Human Resource Development in the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development. Ms. Joseph is a career Public Officer who joined the Grenada Public Service in 1986 as a Clerk/Typist. Ms. Joseph worked her way through the secretarial cadre and was later promoted to the position of Stenographer and then Secretary. Following the attainment of a Bachelor’s Degree in Management Studies from the University of the West Indies in 1997, Ms. Joseph was appointed to the position of Training and Development Officer at the Department of Personnel and Management Services now Department of Public Administration. Ms. Joseph was appointed to the position of Chief Personnel Officer effective 2010 and was transferred to the position of Permanent Secretary in 2014.