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Gillian Mc Daniel

Member of UNESCO,
Kingston Creative City of Music
Kingston, Jamaica
Gillian McDaniel is the Senior Director of Entertainment in the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment & Sport in Jamaica. Gillian has held several positions in government and the private sector working in trade policy, investment promotion and creative industries including film, music and entertainment.

Gillian McDaniel as Chair of the Kingston Creative City of Music Steering Committee spearheaded the multi-sectoral effort to have Kingston designated a UNESCO Creative City of Music in December 2015. Kingston, Jamaica is known for its creation of six distinct genres of music: mento, ska, rocksteady, dub, reggae and dancehall.