The Honourable Julian J. Robinson is currently Minister of State in the Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining and Member of Parliament in the constituency of St. Andrew South Eastern.
He also currently serves as a Deputy General Secretary of the People’s National Party (PNP), an elected post he has held since 2003, is the sitting Chairman of the PNP’s SE St. Andrew Constituency, and sits on the party’s National Executive Council.
Before entering representational politics, Minister Robinson began his career as a Management and eBusiness Consultant in London, where he worked for international firms IBM and Scient. His primary responsibilities there included developing eBusiness strategies, designing and developing business processes and launching eBusiness initiatives.
In 2001, he was recruited by Jamaica’s investment promotion agency, JAMPRO, and returned home to help Jamaica develop its Information & Communication Technologies (ICT) sector. As Manager for Investment Promotion, his main responsibilities included the development and execution of strategies and programmes to market Jamaica as an offshore location for ICT investment.
In his time at JAMPRO, Minister Robinson was instrumental in positioning Jamaica as a player in the ICT outsourcing industry and attracting a number of major international companies including VistaPrint, National Asset Recovery Services and West Corporation into establishing offshore outsourcing operations in Jamaica