CXC® Chair and Deputy Chair Returned for a New Triennium Term

CXC® Chair and Deputy Chair Returned for a New Triennium Term

CXC® Chair and Deputy Chair Returned for a New Triennium Term

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados  – During the 59th meeting of the Council (Board of Governors) of the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC®), held on 8 December in the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, Council members re-elected Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies, to the post of Chair and Dr Marcia Potter, Permanent Secretary, Education, Youth Affairs and Sports of The Virgin Islands, to the post of Deputy Chair.

Professor Sir Hilary Beckles and Dr Potter were re-elected to serve for the triennium period 2024 to 2026. Council Members demonstrated their confidence in their leadership as this will be the third consecutive triennium for which they have been elected to serve the region.

The Chair and Deputy Chair are credited with providing and maintaining prudent governance and policy oversight of the Caribbean Examinations Council. The current transformation agenda is for the creation of innovative policy solutions in response to national human capacity development imperatives. To this end, the Council’s Board of Governors approved the strategic repositioning of CXC® within a resilient construct for organisational agility, operational flexibility, and institutional capability.


For further information, kindly contact us at +1 (246) 227-1700 or email (Barbados), or for queries in Jamaica at + 1 (876) 630-5200 or email:

About CXC®:

The Caribbean Examinations Council® (CXC®) was established in 1972 under Agreement by the Participating Governments in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). CXC® assures the global human resource competitiveness of the Caribbean through the provision of syllabuses of the highest quality; valid and reliable examinations and certificates of international repute for students of all ages, abilities and interests; services to educational institutions in the development of syllabuses, examinations and examinations’ administration, in the most cost-effective way.

Additional information about the Caribbean Examinations Council® can be found at 

*Caribbean Vocational Qualification (CVQ) is the trademark of the Caribbean Association of National Training Authorities. CXC® is one of the National Training Agencies in the Caribbean which awards CVQs.