Institute of Criminal Justice and Security

New Director of ICJS

The Institute of Criminal Justice and Security (ICJS) is proud to announce that effective June 1st 2021, Dr Tres-Ann Kremer has been appointed to the position of Director at ICJS.

A senior democratic governance and political specialist, Dr. Kremer possesses over two decades of expertise in high-level multilateral and bilateral relations. Dr Kremer’s tertiary educational journey began with an undergraduate degree in International Relations and Sociology from the University of the West Indies (UWI) Mona Campus. From there, she earned a Masters degree in Diplomatic Studies at the University of Westminster culminating that journey with a Doctoral Degree in Criminology from the University of Kent.

Dr. Kremer comes to The UWI from the Commonwealth Secretariat where she served as Head of the Commonwealth Secretary-General's Good Offices for Peace and Lead Political Adviser for the Caribbean region.

She has a strong background in organisational development, building strategic partnerships, and project monitoring and evaluation. She has expertise in mediation and negotiation; crime and violence prevention, restorative and transitional justice; political engagement, elections, coalition governance; and gender equality.

We are confident that Dr. Kremer will make an invaluable contribution to the Caribbean community that The UWI proudly serves.