Ms. Chadine Allen
Chief Operating Officer (COO), JRCC
Chadine Allen previously served as Senior Policy Director for International Security Relations in the Ministry of National Security, Jamaica where she had overall responsibility to manage and augment relationships with regional and international stakeholders that are of national security importance to Jamaica and the Region.
Miss Allen, an Immigration Officer by training, has extensive experience in immigration, international affairs and border security best practices developed through significant experience gained through various policy and operational positions for over two (2) decades, fifteen (15) years of which have been at the management level. As the Policy Manager for Border Security Affairs in the Ministry of National Security, she coordinated the development of a National Visa Policy for Jamaica, was technical lead for proposals to amend to and modernize the immigration statutes.
A Chevening and Fulbright Scholar, Miss Allen holds a Master of Science in Migration, Mobility and Development, from the University of London, a M.A. in International Relations, from the Syracuse University and a Bachelors in Political Science & Management Studies.
Experienced in the areas of policy development, gender, and community development and Monitoring and Evaluation, Ms. Allen brings to the role of Chief Operations Officer energy, charisma and dynamic leadership.
Miss Allen enjoys reading, wine drinking and travelling and lives by the motto: your mind is your only limit.