GET TO KNOW OUR STAFF AND THEIR RESPONSIBILITIES

His Excellency Sir Ronald Sanders, Ambassador

Sir Ronald Sanders is Antigua and Barbuda’s most senior diplomat. He was a member of the diplomatic service from its inception in November 1981, and he has served as High Commissioner or Ambassador in major capitals, including London, Paris, Bonn, Brussels, Washington and Ottawa. Read more

Mrs Joy-Dee Davis-Lake, Minister-Counsellor

Joy-Dee Davis Lake is a career diplomat. She graduated from the University of the West Indies in November 2000 with a Bachelor of Science in International Relations (major) and French (minor) and entered the Foreign Service of Antigua and Barbuda as Senior Foreign Service Communications Officer.

Joy-Dee also holds a Masters of Arts in International Law and Diplomacy from the Tufts University’s Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. In 2005, she served in the Permanent Mission of Antigua and Barbuda to the United Nations in New York as representative to the General Assembly First Committee on International Security and Disarmament and the Fourth Committee on Decolonization. She has been at the Embassy and Permanent Mission of Antigua and Barbuda to the Organization of American States in Washington, DC, since 2006.

Ms Gillian Joseph, Counsellor

Ms Joseph graduated from St Mary’s University, Halifax Nova Scotia, Canada with a Bachelor’s degree in International Development Studies in 1994 and has since been serving in the Foreign Service of Antigua and Barbuda.

She was appointed as First Secretary to the Permanent Mission of Antigua and Barbuda to the United Nations in New York from 2004 -2013 with responsibility for the First Committee (Disarmament and International Security) and Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural). During her tenure in New York, Ms Joseph, represented Antigua and Barbuda as a Vice President of the UNICEF Executive board in 2011.

Ms Joseph serves as Counsellor in the Embassy and Permanent Mission of Antigua and Barbuda to the Organization of American States in Washington, DC, since 2013.

Mr Roderick Faustin, First Secretary

Mr. Roderick Faustin was appointed as First Secretary in the Embassy of Antigua and Barbuda to the United States of America and Permanent Mission to the Organization of American States in February of 2015.

He liaises with the United States Congress and is the Embassy’s focal point on investments and energy matters. As a delegate to the Organization of American States, Mr. Faustin participates in the Committee of Judicial and Political Affairs (CAJP), in furtherance of Antigua and Barbuda’s interest and the cohesion of member states. He also deals with consular matters, including passport related matters.

Mr. Faustin graduated from Bernard M. Baruch College of the City University of New York , in 1994 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science.