EDWARD DAVID SINGHATEY
Secretary Of State For Forestry & The Environment


CURRICULUM VITAE

NAME: Edward David Singhatey

DATE OF BIRTH: 8 August 1968

NATIONALITY: Gambian

CIVIL STATUS: Married with 4 children


SCHOOL ATTENDED: St Augustines High School 1982 - 1987

CERTIFICATES: GCE 'O' and 'A' Levels

WORK EXPERIENCE: Electronic Technician, Gambia Civil Aviation Authority: 1989-1990

DATE OF ENLISTMENT INTO ARMY AS CADET OFFICER: 28th January 1991

DATE OF COMMISSION AS 2ND LIEUTENANT (PLATOON COMMANDER): 10th January 1992

INFANTRY: Officer Basic Course Port Benning USA 1991 Instructor Training Fort Benning USA-1991
Infantry Mortar Leaders Courses- 1991

DATE OF APPOINTMENT AS STATE MINISTER FOR DEFENCE: July 1994

PROMOTION AS CAPTAIN: November1994

APPOINTMENT AS VICE CHAIRMAN MINISTER OF DEFENCE: 30 January 1995

APPOINTMENT AS VICE PRESIDENT DESIGNATE: 30 September 1996

APPOINTMENT AS SECRETARY OF STATE FOR PRESIDENTIAL AFFAIRS: 6 March 1997

MINISTERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES :

Presidential Affairs, National Assembly, Fisheries and Natural Resources

Presidential Affairs, National Assembly Affairs, Works, Communication & Information August 2000

HONOURS AND AWARDS: Grand Officer of The Republic of The Gambia (G.O.R.G.)

Gambia Millennium Medal

MILITARY: Distinguished Service Medal

Good Conduct Medal

Long Service Medal