Denise E. Antonio, Resident Representative, Jamaica, The Bahamas, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, and Turks and Caicos Islands
Denise E. Antonio (USA) is UNDP Resident Representative for Jamaica.
Prior to this appointment, Denise was Deputy Country Director (Operations) with UNDP in Angola (2015-2019); Zimbabwe (2011-2015) and Deputy Resident Representative (Operations) in Ghana (2006-2011). Denise served as Chief Budget Officer with the United Nations Mission in Cote d´ivoire (ONUCI) in Abidjan (2005-2006). She also served as Peacekeeping Accounts Officer with the United Nations in New York (2000-2005) and as Financial Systems Specialist with UNFPA (1998-2000).
Before joining the United Nations, Denise held various positions of increasing responsibility in the USA as Controller at ScreenVision Cinema Network (1998); Controller at International herald Tribune (1995-1996); Senior Internal Auditor at The New York Times Company (1990-1995), and Auditor at New York Life Insurance Company (1998-1990).
Denise is a Certified Public Accountant in New York State and a graduate of Business Administration in Accounting from Adelphi University.
She is married and a mother of five.
Denise took up her new assignment on 16 May 2019.