The Honourable Minister Audley Shaw CD, MP, Minister of Finance and the Public Service. He is a graduate of Northern Illinois University (NIU) with a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts Degrees in Journalism with graduate studies in Marketing, Finance and Public Relations.
Minister Shaw is the recipient of the Donald R. Grubb NIU distinguished Alumni Award.
He has, under his stewardship as Finance Minister, introduced policies which have been hailed by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and other multi-lateral institutions, including the Jamaica Debt Exchange – an innovative debt management strategy. Minister Shaw also introduced a fiscal responsibility framework for Jamaica which includes legislative criteria to promote accountability and transparency in the financial affairs of the country.
In 2013 Mr. Shaw was conferred with Jamaica’s National Award, the Order of Distinction in the rank of Commander, for his work in the Public Service.
Minister Shaw is the Member of Parliament for the constituency of North East Manchester.