Dian Black is the Principal Director (PD) of the Debt Management Branch (DMB) in the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service and has had over 16 years of experience dealing with public debt-related affairs.
She is responsible for leading the strategic and operational activities of the DMB in raising adequate levels of funding to satisfy the Government’s budgetary needs, while balancing the trade-offs in costs and risks. In her capacity as PD and a senior advisor, she gives policy advice on debt management matters to senior officials in the Ministry.
She is a member of the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Board of Directors, serving as the Government of Jamaica’s liaison. Ms. Black serves on several JSE sub-committees including Member Dealer Admission, Regulatory and Market Oversight and as Chair of the Audit Committee.
She is also a member of the Caribbean Development Bank Board of Directors and Jamaica’s representative on the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) Debt Group Steering Committee.
Ms. Black holds a B.A. from the University of the West Indies, Mona and an M.B.A. in Banking and Finance from the University of Wales, Manchester Business School.