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Department for the Economy

Our mission is to secure continued social, economic and fiscal prosperity for our island community that comes from a sustainable and vibrant local economy which makes best use of our resources.

Our purpose

We're directly responsible for the stewardship of Jersey’s foundation economy, digital economy and financial services sector through the development of advice, policy and legislation which provide the right conditions for economic success. We promote an economy that works for all participants through our relationship with a range of arm’s length organisations that support economic development, regulation and conformance to recognised international standards.


  • Local and Digital Economy
    • Digital Economy
    • Rural and Marine
    • Retail and Visitor
    • Aviation and Maritime
    • Growth and Trade
    • Arts, Culture and Heritage
    • Sport
  • Financial Services
  • Financial Crime Strategy
  • Economic Advisory

What we do

We help create the environment for Jersey to have a sustainable, vibrant economy, and a skilled workforce, for the future. Our main responsibilities include:

  • working closely with partners to support the development and diversification of Jersey’s economy, including the retail, hospitality, rural, digital, aircraft and marine sectors
  • protecting and developing the reputation and opportunities for financial services industry, and ensuring that it's meeting the international standards for combatting crime
  • overseeing arm's length organisations which support new and established businesses
  • developing growth and trade, and encouraging inward investment, the relocation of appropriate business to Jersey, and the relocation of high net worth individuals who will contribute economically and socially
  • liaising with organisations to support and promote sport, arts, heritage and culture
  • providing impartial analysis and advice on the economy, competition, and intellectual property to the States Assembly and across Government


Kirsten Morel

Minister of Economic Development, Tourism, Sport and Culture

Elaine Millar

Assistant Minister with Responsibility for Financial Services

Ian Gorst

Assistant Minister for External Relations and Financial Services
01534 440629

Lucy Stephenson

Assistant Minister for Economic Development, Tourism, Sport and Culture

Alex Curtis

Assistant Minister for Economic Development, Tourism, Sport and Culture

Senior management team

Richard Corrigan

Director General
01534 440449

Dan Houseago

Group Director
01534 440183

Kevin Lemasney

Head of High Value Residency Engagement
01534 440183

George Pearmain

Director of Financial Crime Strategy
01534 440183

Documents, policies and publications

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