|Pigeon Point in Tobago. // Photo by Freeimages.com/Andy Smith|
The Trinidad and Tobago Tourism Development Company Limited announced Friday the appointment of Shamfa Cudjoe as the destination's new minister of tourism.
Cudjoe first entered the Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago as an Opposition Senator at the start of the 10th Republican Parliament in June of 2010.
One of Tobago’s leading professionals in the field of International Affairs and Foreign Trade Policy, she has also served as a trade analyst in the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) and represented the island at various consultations and negotiations on regional integration and international trade matters.
Her professional experience also includes working as an international trade consultant with the Organization of the American States (OAS) and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in Washington D.C.