Peter Sinon: Heir to a cause

Personal - Bio


  • SURNAME : SINON
  • GIVEN NAMES : Peter Andrew Guy
  • DATE AND PLACE OF BIRTH : 30th October 1966, Seychelles
  • NATIONALTIY : Seychellois
  • MARITAL STATUS : Married, one Child
  • PARENTS’ NAMES : Late Ministers Guy and Rita Sinon
  • OCCUPATIONS : Economist / Diplomat/Banker/Minister
  • LANGUAGES : French, English and Creole

Education


MA in Development Economics, School of Development Studies, University of East Anglia, UK (Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program).
BA in Development Studies, School of Developments Studies, University of East Anglia, UK. (3 year ‘Chevening Scholarship’ from the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office Award Scheme).

Career History


Minister of Investment, Natural Resources and Industry.
Executive Director – African Development Bank Group.
Alternate / Senior Adviser to Executive Director to the ADB Board of Directors representing Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Seychelles, Tanzania and Uganda.
High Commissioner of the Republic of Seychelles to the Republic of South Africa & Republic of Namibia.
Director General, Division of International Economic Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Director, Division of Economic Planning, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Planning and Environment.
Principal Economist, Division of Economic Planning, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Planning and Environment.
Senior Economist, Division of Economic Planning, Ministry of Economic Planning, Environment and External Relationsnd Environment.
Economist, Division of Economic Planning, Ministry of Economic Planning, environment and External Relations.

Other Responsisibilities / Activities


Chairperson of the 'Central Common Cold Store' (CCCS)
Deputy Secretary General of the PARTI LEPEP.
Chairperson of the ACP-EU Fisheries Mechanism.
Board Member of “Nature Seychelles”.
Chairperson of the ACP-EU Fisheries Mechanism.
Member of ‘Commonwealth Technical Partnership Management”.
Principal Coordinator of the Steering Committee overseeing the production of the Environmental Management Plan of Seychelles 2000-2010, financed by the government and the World Bank.
Principal Coordinator of the ‘Seychelles Long Term Vision 2020’.
Member of the National Climate Change Committee of the Seychelles.
Coordinator, Indian Ocean Network for Environmental Economists.
Member Board of Directors of the Development Bank of Seychelles.
President of the ‘Seychelles Academic Association’.
President of the ‘Afro – Caribbean Association’ – University of East Anglia.
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