NEW PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE OF GRENADA PRESENTS CREDENTIALS

BIO/3835
7 February 2007

NEW PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE OF GRENADA PRESENTS CREDENTIALS

7 February 2007
Press Release
BIO/3835
Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

Biographical Note


NEW PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE OF GRENADA PRESENTS CREDENTIALS


(Based on information received from the Protocol and Liaison Service.)


The new Permanent Representative of Grenada to the United Nations, Dr. Angus Friday, today presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon.


Prior to his appointment, Dr. Angus was Director and Managing Director of Glenelg Spring Water Inc. in Grenada, which he joined in 1997, as well as Chief Executive of Atlantean Inc. in Grenada, an economic development consultancy firm he founded in 2001.


In 2006, Dr. Friday developed a finance strategy for Grenada’s National Export Strategy.  The same year, he was appointed Chairman of the Garden Group, Deputy Chairman of the Grenada Board of Tourism and Director of Petro Caribe Grenada Ltd.


From 1997 to 2001, he was Chief Executive of IntegriSys Ltd., a medical informatics company employing internet-related technologies, which he founded.


From 1995 to 1997, he was Managing Director of Health Systems Integrated Ltd., a medical technology company he co-founded, which established the first National Health Service intranet.


From 1993 to 1995, Dr. Friday was a healthcare relations physician for pharmaceutical firm Merck & Company in the United Kingdom, where he set up national “multi-fund” groups with leading United Kingdom general practitioners.  From 1991 to 1992, he was a Junior Medical Doctor at Grenada General Hospital.


Dr. Friday holds a Doctor of Medicine degree from the St. George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Strathclyde Graduate Business School in Scotland.  Dr. Friday was born on 6 February 1965.


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