Mr. Justin Hawley is the St. Kitts and Nevis Consul General in Dubai, UAE. With over 10 years experience in the civil service, Mr. Hawley joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 2001 as a Foreign Service Officer. He has held a number of positions within the Federal Government such as Deputy Registrar of Intellectual Property and Trade Policy Officer. In 2006, he was appointed as a Trade Policy Analyst at the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States Technical Mission to the WTO in Geneva where he was involved in negotiations related to the Doha Development Agenda.
Mr. Hawley was also a Research Fellow at the CARICOM Office of Trade Negotiations, formerly the Caribbean Regional Negotiating Machinery, where he represented St. Kitts and Nevis at numerous trade negotiations. He recently concluded a 2 year posting as a Counsellor/ Alternate Representative at the Embassy of St Kitts and Nevis to the USA/Permanent Mission to the Organisation of American States (OAS). One year into his tenure, he was appointed Charge d’Affaires/Interim Representative to the OAS where he received the official OAS report on the St. Kitts and Nevis elections of 2015.
Mr. Hawley holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Political Science from the University of Western Ontario and a Master of Science in International Relations from the London School of Economics in the United Kingdom.