Gandy Thomas was announced as Haiti Consul General in New York by the Minister of Foreign Affairs in February 2018. He took up office on March at the most important Consulate, an important platform in the history of Consular relations for the Republic of Haiti.
Having obtained a Master’s degree in International Relations of the Diplomatic Academy Andres Bello of Chili and a Bachelor’s in accounting Management at the Institute National of Management, Administration and International Studies, Mr. Thomas joined Haiti’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1991.
He has served at the Embassy of Haiti in Chili as a Consular Officer from 1996-1998; at the Haitian Embassy in Cuba (where he had the responsibility of reporting on political developments and bilateral cooperation) from January 1998-December 2000; at the Embassy of Haiti in Colombia as Consul in charge of Political affairs from January 2001 to March 2002; at the Embassy of Haiti in Venezuela as Charge of business from 2002-2005; at the Embassy of Chili as Counselor, Responsible of Bilateral Cooperation from 2005-2008, at the Consulate of Orlando from 2008 to 2010 in the process to establish a consulate in Atlanta. He becomes Consul in Atlanta from 2011 to 2016.
Prior to taking up his post as Consul General in New York, he was based from May 2016 to February 2018 at the Consulate General of Haiti in Miami.
Away from work, Gandy is a fan of most sports; he particularly loves tennis, golf and soccer.
Gandy is also a member of the Rotary Club of Atlanta, member of the World Trade Center Board, member of the World Affairs Council Board, member of the GCIV Board and, Ex-Dean of the Atlanta Consular Corps.
Gandy is married to Leslie Gonzalez and, they have two children, Zhara and Legan.