Manager, Forest Resource Information Management Branch
Mrs. Alicia Edwards joined the Forestry Department in December 2014 and is the Manager of the Forest Resource Information Management (FRIM) Branch in the Forest Science and Technology Services Division.
Before coming to the Forestry Department, Mrs. Edwards spent 12 years at the National Works Agency, serving as GIS officer and then GIS Manager.
Mrs. Edwards is a graduate of the University of the West Indies where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Geography. In 2007, she was awarded a Chevening Scholarship where she pursued her Masters in Geographic Information Systems. In 2010 she completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration and Management from the Mona School of Business.
Mrs. Edwards is an active member of the Land Information Council of Jamaica and currently chairs the National Cartographic Standards Committee.