Dr. Clarence Henry is a Development Economist by training. He is a holder of a Diploma in Teaching, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics and Government, Master of Science (MSc.) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Degrees in Economic Development, from the University of the West Indies (UWI).
Dr. Henry previously held the post of Lecturer of Economics at the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College (SALCC) in Saint Lucia. Currently, he serves in the service of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission in the capacity of Senior Technical Officer/Regional Integration Specialist. His current portfolio at the OECS Commission focuses on the advancement of initiatives to strengthen the Free Movement of Persons Regime (FMOPR) of the Eastern Caribbean Economic Union (ECEU).
Dr. Henry is of the strong belief that regional integration is a vehicle for social and economic progress among developing states. The OECS Economic Integration efforts, in his view, have delivered benefits to the Member States and those benefits will be optimized with a fully implemented Economic Union.