Hon. Daryl Vaz, is the Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, with responsibility for the Land, Environment, Climate Change, and Investment portfolios.
Minister Vaz has served Jamaica in several capacities. He is a former Minister without Portfolio in the Office of the Prime Minister with responsibility for Information and Telecommunications. He also served as a Former Minister of State in the Office of the Prime Minister with responsibility for Project Implementation and Service Delivery.
He was also an Opposition Spokesman on Land and the Environment; as well as ICT and Digital Society Development.
He continues to fulfill his role as the sitting Member of Parliament for Western Portland since 2007.
An astute businessman, Minister Vaz was the Founding President of the Jamaica Used Car Dealers Association.
He attended Mona Preparatory, Campion College and Miami Dade Community College in Miami, Florida.