The Public Service Commission has confirmed the appointment of Elaine Foster-Allen, as the new Permanent Secretary in Office of the Prime Minister.

Mrs. Foster Allen previously served as PS in the Ministry of Education.

In a statement today the OPM says she’ll take up her new duties on Monday.

Meanwhile the vacancy at the Education Ministry will be filled by Dr. Maurice Smith.

Dr. Smith is currently the Director of the National College for Educational Leadership, NCEL.