Major Michael Jones
Major Michael Jones is the Chief Operations Officer, Border Security at the Joint Regional Communications Centre (JRCC) in Barbados. The JRCC, located in Barbados is one of two operational sub-agencies of the CARICOM Implementation Agency for Crime and Security (IMPACS) which is headquartered in Trinidad & Tobago. He joined the organisation in March 2009 as the then Deputy Director and was promoted to the position of Director by October 2010. His primary focus for the organization is to establish it on path of independent sustainability and increasing the range of systems and services provided by it to its several stakeholders.
This Barbadian national is married to Sophia whom he met at Cave Hill Campus some 25 years ago and together they have one daughter Katherine who is herself now a student there studying for an undergraduate degree in Economics. Major Jones himself holds a baccalaureate degree in Mathematics and Computer Science, and a Masters Degree in Project Management & Evaluation, both from Cave Hill Campus, UWI. He is currently pursuing his Doctorate in Business Administration from the University of Liverpool, England.
He has been a serving member of the Barbados Defence Force as a Commissioned Officer (Reserves) for the last 27 years; his current role is that of drafting Policy & Plans as it relates to employment and administration of reserve soldiers in the Barbados Regiment.