Bishop Sykes has taught science, mathematics and religious education for over 20 years in public schools and a teachers’ college throughout Jamaica, the Cayman Islands and the United Kingdom. In 1980 he became Chairman of the Association of Science Teachers of Jamaica. Ordained as a priest since 1976, Rev. Sykes is currently the Rector of St. Alban’s Anglican Church in George Town and Secretary of the Cayman Minister’s Association. He has authored the book “The Dependency Question” and numerous other articles.
Bishop Sykes was appointed as a member on 2 January 2010 for a four year term.