Cordel Green is an attorney-at-law and a former assistant attorney-general of Jamaica. He is also the executive director of the Broadcasting Commission, which regulates electronic media in Jamaica; vice-chairman of the international bureau for UNESCO's Information For All Programme (IFAP); and chairman of the UNESCO-IFAP Working Group on Information Accessibility.
Green's other affiliations include vice-representative (Caribbean) at the International Centre for Information Ethics (ICIE); member of the law committee for the IEEE Global Initiative for Ethical Consideration in Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems; member of the International Institute of Communications (IIC); advisory board member at the Society for Scientific Advancement (SoSA); honorary member of the Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council; member of the expert network at AI4SDGs; and commissioner of the Jamaica National Commission for UNESCO.
Green holds Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) and Bachelor of Laws (Hons.) degrees from the University of the West Indies, a Master of Laws degree with distinction from the University of Sheffield in England, a Master of Business Administration degree from the Mona School of Business, and is an alumnus of the Harvard Kennedy School Executive Education Program, as well as a Chevening Scholar.