Gov Jack to depart 2 December

Cayman Islands Governor Stuart Jack and his wife, Mariko, have announced that they will depart the Islands on Wednesday, 2 December.

Deputy Governor Donovan Ebanks will act as governor until Mr. Duncan Taylor takes over the position in January 2010.

Until recently, Mr. Taylor was the British High Commissioner for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, a position he held from 2005. The posting covered Antigua and Barbuda; the Commonwealth of Dominica; Grenada; St. Kitts and Nevis; St. Lucia; and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

A career diplomat, Mr. Taylor was born 17 October 1958. He has served in the UK’s Foreign Service for 27 years.