Noel Anderson Lynch became ambassador of Barbados to the United States on Jan. 11, 2019. He also serves as the permanent representative of Barbados to the Organization of American States. Ambassador Lynch is a Barbadian statesman who began his political career as a senator from 1994 to 1999. He was elected to the House of Assembly for two consecutive terms from 2000 to 2008 and appointed to the Cabinet on both occasions to serve as minister of tourism and international transport.
A marketing and communications professional by training and a former professional athlete, Ambassador Lynch most recently served as a lecturer at the University of the West Indies and CEO of the Barbados Cricket Association. He also served as president of the Amateur Athletic Association of Barbados; manager of the national track team to the 2000 Sydney Olympics; vice president of the North American and Central American Confederation of the International Association of Athletic Federations; and as manager of various track and field teams.
He holds a bachelor’s of science degree in marketing and business administration and a bachelor’s of arts in English and Spanish, as well as a diploma in education training, from the University of Puerto Rico – Mayaguez. He is married to Deborah Stoute-Lynch.
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