Mr. Gary Joseph assumed duties as Permanent Secretary (Acting) in the Ministry of National Security on January 13, 2020.
Permanent Secretary Joseph brings a wealth of experience to the Ministry having served in different capacities in a number of Ministries and the Personnel Department, spanning a period in excess of 30 years.

Prior to his assignment at the Ministry, Mr. Joseph was Permanent Secretary (Ag) at the Ministry of Public Utilities.
He served previously as Deputy Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Community Development and the Ministry of Justice, over the period 2014-2015. He returned to the Personnel Department in the capacity of Deputy Chief Personnel Officer, from 2015-2017 and was an integral part of the Negotiations Team for Public Sector Negotiations.