Mr. Orrette Fisher has served as Director of Elections since November 1, 2008. The 2011 Parliamentary Elections were the first national election he presided over as Director of Elections. His leadership journey began in High School when he served as Head Boy at Munro College in 1979. He later pursued a BSc degree in Management Studies and a Masters in Business Administration in Public Sector Management at the University of the West Indies. In addition, he has certification in a number of professional courses. Mr. Fisher joined the staff of the Electoral Office of Jamaica (EOJ) in 1995 as Assistant Director of Administration, with overall responsibility for the strategic direction and management of the organization's support service departments. Shortly after his appointment he acted as Director of Elections for eleven months and again in 2008.
Mr. Fisher’s electoral experience spans over eight national elections and he has represented the EOJ on numerous overseas observer missions and conferences.