Joel Jack was appointed Secretary of Finance and Enterprise Development of the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) in 2013. A past student of Signal Hill Senior Comprehensive, he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Accounting at St George’s University in Grenada. He then went on to acquire a Certificate in Cost Management Accounting and is currently seeking to qualify as a Certified Management Accountant.
He was attached to the Marketing Division of the THA and after several assignments, he was appointed to the Financial Literacy Secretariat in the Division of Finance and Enterprise Development eventually assuming the role of Programme Co-ordinator and subsequently Acting Director of Enterprise Development of the Division. He has worked tirelessly in helping develop best practices for the small and medium sized enterprise sector to ensure Tobagonian small businesses survive and thrive.
Since his assumption Assemblyman Joel Jack has solidified several strategic partnerships with the business and international communities and instituted mechanisms for strengthening the island’s entrepreneurial landscape while diversifying the economy. Under his leadership the Division of Finance and Enterprise Development has implemented a variety of activities targeting the elderly, the disabled and young entrepreneurs as well as programmes positively impacting the fishing, agricultural, technology and micro enterprise sectors.