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Daniella Sumter

Deputy Director of Internal Market Affairs, Ministry of Trade and Industry

Daniella Sumter is in the Directorate of internal market Affairs in Suriname.  Mrs. Sumter oversees the regulatory and policy activities of the department. Within this department the special Units have their own focal points of persons in local government and international agencies concerning consumer affairs, Competition , National quality infrastructure, Metrology and overall economic market aspects trade related. 

Mrs. Sumter has specialized herself over the last 10 years by creating a network of consumer protection specialist and with their help Suriname has grown closer to the consumer protection policy and laws. She has received her master degree after creating a study on the consumer protection development in Suriname; she also holds a bachelors degree in Public Administration. After one year a technical background paper had been created which is being implemented within the department which has now grown out to a Sub directorate within the ministry that oversees Internal and Economic Market affairs in which consumer protection plays a very important role.

Mrs Sumter has had 16 years experience as A Public Policy specialist and her experience also consist of working for the ministry of Finance as Economic Advisor for State companies. 

Daniella Sumter was born in Suriname where she has resided till now. She is also an active member of the Junior chamber International organization in Suriname.