Updated: Jul 13, 2022
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in a statement announced the on July 2, 2022 Ambassador Michael E. Brotherson took up his duties as Consul General at the Consulate General of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana in New York, USA.
Ambassador Brotherson in 1991 joined the Foreign Service as an entry level Foreign Service Officer II and then elevated his portfolio.
“Over the years he was elevated to several senior positions within the Ministry, including Senior Foreign Officer in the Office of the President, where he was part of the team that oversaw the launch of Guyana’s Low Carbon Development Strategy. Most recently, Ambassador Brotherson served as the Director of the Department of Bilateral Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation,” the statement added.
His career with the Ministry has also resulted in him playing an important role in other countries.
These roles include him serving as Consul General of Guyana in Barbados, Lead Negotiator for Guyana on the UN Global Compact on Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, Head of the Diaspora Unit, Head of Public Affairs and Information Unit, and Counsellor at Guyana High Commission in London, among others.
The Ministry extended best wishes to Ambassador Brotherson for a successful tenure as Consul General of the Consulate General of Guyana in New York.