The team

Rebecca Millar | Director

Rebecca took up the post of Director of CIBO in July 2022. Rebecca was born and educated in Jersey. She has spent the majority of her career working in the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) where she covered a range of country desks, took a secondment to the Cabinet Office and served overseas in posts such as Athens and Washington DC. She returned to Jersey in 2018 to join the Global Relations team leading the Island’s relationships with some international partners, including the USA. Rebecca moved to the Economy Department in late 2020 where she supported local businesses through the Covid pandemic and drove the development of economic frameworks in support of sectors of the Island’s economy. Rebecca is married to Tim, and has two primary school age children, Olivia and Ethan.

Kerry O’Donoghue | Economic Affairs Attaché

Kerry joined CIBO in March 2023 as Economic Affairs Attaché, where she is responsible for leading across a broad range of EU policy areas of economic significance to the Islands. This includes European economic governance, financial services, financial crime, digital, data protection, trade and the creative industries. 

Born and raised in Jersey, Kerry went on to study at Queens University Belfast before moving to Brussels where she has been working for more than a decade. During this time, she has held positions within the European Commission, the Irish Permanent Representation and most recently the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as well as in international trade consultancy services.

Senthia De Buyst | Operations Manager & Policy Assistant

Senthia joined CIBO from White & Case LLP in January 2011, where she had worked on Channel Islands matters for 13 years. As a result, Senthia has a good understanding of the Channel Islands’ relationship with the EU. Prior to that, she worked for several years in the Public Affairs Department at the European headquarters of a Japanese car manufacturer. Senthia started her professional career at the Belgo-Zaïrian commercial bank.

Lou-Anne Aubert | Policy Intern

Lou-Anne joined CIBO as a policy intern in February 2023. Originally from Normandy, she does her studies at Sciences Po Lille where she studies history, economy, law, political science and international relations. She also graduated from a degree in law at Université Paris Panthéon Assas in Paris. Before that she did an internship with a French deputy and worked within a French law firm specialized in family law.

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