Dr. Jaya Krishna (Jayen) Cuttaree (born June 22, 1941) was the foreign minister of Mauritius from December 23, 2003 to July 5, 2005 and a member of the Mauritian parliament from Stanley since 1982. He is a descendant of Indian immigrants. He went to university in the United Kingdom and Sweden and worked in agriculture and natural resources jobs for international and national organisations before entering politics. He was minister of trade and industry from September 2000 to December 2003. He ran in 2005 for the post of Director General of the WTO as African Union's candidate. He lost his post as foreign minister when his party lost elections. He is the deputy leader of the MMM.