Government of Trinidad and

Deputy Permanent Secretary (Ag.) Ms. Lorris Alfred

DPS ALFREDMs. Lorris Alfred assumed the Deputy Permanent Secretary (Ag.) position in the Ministry of Labour on February 26, 2024. She holds a Master’s Degree in HR and Certification in NEBOSH; currently pursuing an MSc in Strategic Leadership and Innovation. Ms. Alfred has been employed in the Public Service for 31 years and she has worked at the following Public Organisations:

Tobago House of Assembly 

National Library

Service Commissions Department, and

Personnel Department (Office of the Chief Personnel Officer) – 18 years; last position was Director HRM/Ag. Deputy CPO  

When asked if she had any welcome words, Ms. Alfred shared that: “It is an honour to be a member of staff of the Ministry of Labour. I bring years of experience in Human Resource and Industrial Relations having worked at the Office of the CPO for over 18 years. I have an open-door policy and I am available to guide and assist where necessary.

Since my assumption, I have been made to feel welcomed through the warmth and the camaraderie of staff in their extracurricular activities and the various Committees of which I am a member. I am proud of Team Labour Force and the River Lime crew.

I look forward to other activities as we work and celebrate together.”