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Additionally, the Ministry maintains a stable industrial relations climate.
Dr. Vindhya Persaud
Mrs. Lorene Baird can be considered one of the distinguished women trail blazers to serve as an Executive Officer in the Public Service. This veteran Public Servant with 43 years under her belt has served in the capacities of Accounts Clerk, Economist, Senior Economist, Head of the Fiscal and Monetary Division, Deputy Finance Secretary and Finance Secretary (ag) before attaining the rank of Permanent Secretary. Mrs. Baird has also served as a member of the Guyana Revenue Authority Board and the National Procurement & Tender Administration Board. Mrs. Baird holds a B.Sc. in Economics from the University of Guyana. Over the years, she has completed specialized programmes sponsored by agencies such as Debt Relief International, International Monetary Fund, Institute of the World Bank, International Development Bank and Institute of Development Studies (University of Guyana). She gained competences in Techniques of Financial Analysis and Programming, Debt Management, Health Economics and Financing and Financial and Socioeconomic Appraisal of Investment Projects. These being but a few of the specialist skills she possesses. This professionally strong, focused and enthusiastic individual is performance objective driven, who stands out as a role model for young women in our society. Her distinctively mild personality and demeanor belies her very firm action-oriented personality. She received a National Award in May 2019, the Golden Arrow of Achievement.