Minister of State
Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce
The Honourable Dr. Norman Dunn, MP, was born in Annotto Bay, St. Mary.
Dr. Dunn pursued his secondary education at the Dinthill Technical High School before attending the University of Technology. He holds a Doctor of Pharmacy Degree, Master of Science in Industrial Business and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management, Economics and Accounting. He is also the holder of a badge for meritorious service to the profession of pharmacy, B(M)H.
A pharmacist by profession, he is a former president of the Pharmaceutical Society of Jamaica. He also served as the Vice-President of Jamaica Association of Private Pharmacy Owners and the First Vice-President of the Caribbean Association of Pharmacists.
Dr. Dunn attributes his business skills to his upbringing, having sold in the local market with his mother and sisters.
Dr. Dunn’s foray into representational politics began in 2016. Following the passing of the sitting MP, Winston Green, on August 17, 2017, Dr. Dunn became the JLP standard-bearer for the hotly contested by-election, which took place on October 31, 2017, and was declared the winner.
Following on his re-election as Member of Parliament for South East St. Mary on September 3, 2020, Dr. Dunn was appointed Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce.