Jason Moriarty made head of Guernsey Commerce and Employment department

Jason Moriarty Jason Moriarty has worked for the States for 16 years, the last nine in tourism and marketing

Related Stories

Jason Moriarty has been appointed as chief officer of Guernsey's Commerce and Employment Department.

He has temporarily held the post since Jon Buckland left to take over as chief officer of the Education Department in January.

Mr Moriarty, 38, was born and raised in the island, has worked for the States since 1996 and last year was appointed tourism and marketing director.

He said he was "very much looking forward" to taking on the role.

The department's portfolio includes economic development and regulation, marketing and tourism, employment relations, agriculture and horticulture, fisheries and aviation.

Commerce and Employment Minister Kevin Stewart said: "His energy, enthusiasm and knowledge of the department's mandate will ensure we can deliver on some extremely important projects over the coming months and years."

More on This Story

Related Stories

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC Guernsey

Weather

Guernsey Airport

16 °C 13 °C

Features

  • FlagsNational identity

    After the referendum, have two Scotlands emerged?


  • Two sphinxes guarding the entrance to the tombTomb mystery

    Secrets of ancient burial site keep Greeks guessing


  • Tattooed person using tabletRogue ink

    People who lost their jobs because of their tattoos


  • Relief sculpture of MithrasRoman puzzle

    How to put London's mysterious underground temple back together


  • Deepika PadukoneBeauty and a tweet

    Bollywood cleavage row shows India's 'crass' side


BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.