Chadine AllenPolicy Manager for Passport, Immigration and Citizenship (PIC)
Ministry of National Security Jamaica
BIO Miss Chadine Allen is an accomplished civil servant employed to the Ministry of National Security in Jamaica. She possesses over sixteen years combined experience in the area of Migration Management and Border Security. Miss Allen is currently employed as the Policy Manager for Passport, Immigration and Citizenship (PIC) in Jamaica, where she identifies and develops policies and assessments in response to Border Security threats relating to PIC. She also provides technical advice and strategic policy direction on border security issues. Miss Allen recently completed a Master of Science Degree in Migration, Mobility and Development from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. She also holds a Masters degree in International Relations focussing on Foreign Policy and Global Development Policy from Syracuse University. Miss Allen is a Fulbright and Chevening Scholar, who has the distinction of managing three migration related projects to develop Jamaica’s first Extended Migration Profile (a first in the Western hemisphere) and Jamaica’s first National Policy and Plan of Action on International Migration and Development. Both have received international recognition as best practices. Miss Allen has shared her experiences at the International Studies Association (ISA) 2014 annual conference, “Spaces and Places: Geopolitics in an Era of Globalization” as a panelist. Her presentation on Jamaica’s National Policy and Plan of Action on International Migration and Development and the process to mainstream migration in national development strategies was featured in the 2015 Global South Caucus Bulletin. Her article entitled Jamaica’s National Policy and Plan of Action: Mainstreaming Migration Into the Development Agenda was published in the Migration Policy Practice Journal, Vol. II, Number 6, December 2012–January 2013, pages 3-4.