Washington, DC (August 13th 2015):- In a brief ceremony held at the Organisation of American States’ headquarters in Washington DC, St Kitts and Nevis’ Permanent Representative to the OAS Dr Warren Everson Alarick Hull presented his credentials to His Excellency, Luis Almagro, Secretary General of the Organisation of American States
In his inaugural speech which was witnessed by his fellow Ambassadors from OAS Member States, along with OAS high officials including former Ambassador Jacinth Henry-Martin, Dr Hull noted that it was an honour and privilege to represent the Federation and pledged to “work collaboratively with all willing partners in seeking to strengthen the Pillars of Security, Integral Development, Democracy and Human Rights that undergird the very foundation” of the revered institution
Dr Hull thanked Secretary General Almagro for highlighting the importance of economic development to the region and noted that this was particularly important to small and vulnerable states such as St Kitts and Nevis
While officially accepting Dr Hull’s appointment as Permanent Representative, Secretary General Almagro pointed out Dr Hull’s formidable academic background and stated that he is looking forward to working closely with the new Ambassador in the areas of economic development and energy.
Dr. Everson Hull graduated in 1977 becoming Howard University’s first-ever recipient of the Ph.D. degree in Economics. For more than 20 years, he served as Adjunct Professor in the HU Department of Economics. While teaching in the HU School of Business, Professor Hull earned the distinction of MBA “Professor of the Year” for four of the five years of his full-time tenure. Dr. Hull has served as Senior Economist for the American Petroleum Institute, TRW Inc. and Fannie Mae and has been active in the area of management consulting. He also served at the Congressional Research Service as Head of Money and Banking. This latter tour of duty led to a Presidential Appointment as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Research at the U.S. Department of Labor.