Rod Bryans

Education Minister

Deputy Rod Bryans, Education Minister

First sworn to office as Deputy of St Helier No 2 district on 14th November 2011, Rod was elected as Assistant Minister and re-elected in 2014, becoming Education Minister.

He was a member of the Planning Appeals Panel and deputized for Senator Maclean on Public Sector Reform.

Previously Rod moved from teaching into finance becoming Director of a local Insurance Brokerage. Deputy Bryans has also served as local Chairman of the Personal Finance Society and for 9 years and acted as Chair of Governors for Haute Vallee Secondary school.

In 2006 he chaired the Pensions Working Group that created the new personal pension (Retirement Annuity Trust Scheme) arrangement on the island.

He created two local retail campaigns “Think Twice Buy Local”, used by the government, and “Taste the Passion” for Genuine Jersey.

He came up with the original concept of “What’s My Street’s Story” for Jersey Archive and helped create Red Dot, a group of local artists.

He is a co-founder of the “745 Breakfast Club”, a local networking business group running for over 10 years and with around 200 members.

He actively runs photographic blogs for Jersey Heritage and St Helier and lectures on “Thinking Differently”, ways to teach creative thinking, and “Design Thinking.”

My Sessions

Tech Education in Jersey

Don Theatre

Tech Education in Jersey Your expert panel will discuss the current and future plans for technology education in our Jersey schools, and best practice elsewhere: Rory Steel, Assistant Head Teacher, Technology & Curriculum, Beaulieu School Deputy Rod Bryans, Education Minister Rob Dudley, Tech entrepreneur, mentor and Visiting Lecturer at JCG Benedict Lewis, Director, Glint and […]


Welcome to the Tech Fair

Gloucester Hall

An introduction to the 2016 Tech Fair from Jersey’s Digital Minister, Senator Philip Ozouf, CEO of Digital Jersey, Tony Moretta and Education Minister, Deputy Rod Bryans.