Our Executive Council is made up of the Chairs of the seven Chamber Committees, plus the Chief Executive, Treasurer, legal adviser and the Vice President. It is chaired by the President of the Jersey Chamber of Commerce, Jennifer Carnegie. As a Council, they provide years of experience and expertise in their various fields of the business community. As a collective group they are responsible for setting the strategic direction for the Jersey Chamber.
Meet our Chair
Jennifer is a director of Amicus Limited, a strategic leadership consultancy which helps businesses get the best from their people in order to maximise performance. Prior to Amicus, she spent the previous 20 years working for international corporations. She was the Chief People Officer for Digicel, the global telecommunications and entertainment provider, has managed manufacturing facilities with large numbers of people, is an accomplished industrial engineer and was instrumental in creating and running a successful global corporate university for Mars Incorporated, a leading fastmoving consumer goods company. Her work has taken her all over the globe.
Jennifer specialises in establishing the appropriate infrastructure to develop talent, grow leadership and shape culture. She delivers high level, externally accredited, senior executive development programmes, many of which have won awards for their effectiveness in delivering lasting behavioural and cultural change. She has extensive experience in organisational design, individual and team mentoring and is guided by her personal leadership philosophy, which is rooted in the belief that an organisation is only as good as its people.
In addition to Amicus, Jennifer is on the Boards of the Channel Islands Cooperative Society and Jersey Business Limited and is a Jersey Appointments Commissioner. Jennifer, her husband Joe and three young sons have come back to Jersey after living in Jamaica, Bermuda, South Africa, Germany and the UK.