Alison Elizabeth Stone Roofe is Jamaica’s Ambassador to Brazil since May 2012.

She is also accredited to Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay, as non-resident Ambassador for Jamaica.


During her career as a Foreign Service Officer, Ambassador Stone Roofe served in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Foreign Trade of Jamaica (MFAFT) and as Minister-Counsellor in Jamaica’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations in Geneva (1998 - 2000).


Ambassador Stone Roofe has also served at the Caribbean Regional Negotiating Machinery (CRNM) as Private Sector Liaison (2002 – 2004);  and part-time lecturer in the Department of Government at the University of the West Indies, Mona (2000 – 2002, and 2009 – 2012, respectively). She returned to the MFAFT, Foreign Trade Department (2004-2009) where she attained the level of deputy director and thereafter, she served as Director, Caribbean and Americas Department (2009 – 2012).


Over the years, she participated in a number of international fora and has been the recipient of several scholarships and awards in recognition of her scholastic aptitude and leadership skills. Ambassador Stone Roofe is a published author of articles that have appeared in journals such as the London School of Economics Journal and the Oxford University (St. Antony’s College) Newsletter


Ambassador Stone Roofe graduated from the University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica in 1988 with a Bachelor’s degree (first class honours)  and  in 1989 with a Master of Science degree in the Social Science (with distinction). She later studied at the University of Oxford, England, where she received a M.Phil degree in International Relations.


Ambassador Stone Roofe is married to Michael Roofe. She is an avid reader, and she also enjoys swimming and playing tennis.