Mr. Howard Mitchell, President of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica has been appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors, Mona School of Business and Management.
Mr. Mitchell is a lawyer by profession and maintained a successful Commercial Law Practice for thirty-five (35) years, with concentrations in Mining Law and Taxation, before retiring in 2010.
He has demonstrated a strong commitment to Public Service for decades and was appointed to the Board of the National Housing Trust (NHT) in 1987 and again served as Chairman from February 2008 to June 2012.
He was awarded the Order of Distinction (Commander Class) for outstanding service to Business and the Public Sector in 2017 and currently serves as President of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica and a Director of the Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters Association. In addition, Mr. Mitchell is currently the Chairman of the Council of the Institute of Jamaica and has also served as Chairman on numerous statutory boards across a wide range of government ministries over the past twenty years.
A Justice of the Peace (JP), Mr. Mitchell’s philanthropic activities include his financial support of numerous charities and his membership on the Board of Mustard Seed Foundation, the Issa Trust Foundation and former Chairmanship of St. Patrick’s Foundation.