Keith Rowley

Keith Christopher Rowley MP (born 24 October 1949) is a Trinidadian and Tobagonian politician serving as the seventh and present prime minister of Trinidad and Tobago, first elected into office on 9 September 2015 and again following the 2020 National General Elections.[15] He has led the People's National Movement (PNM) since May 2010 and was Leader of the Opposition from 2010 to 2015. He has also served as the Member of the House of Representatives for Diego Martin West since 1991.[16] He is a volcanologist by profession, holding a doctorate in geology, specializing in geochemistry.[17]


Keith Christopher Rowley

7th Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago
Assumed office
9 September 2015
PresidentAnthony Carmona
Paula-Mae Weekes
Preceded byKamla Persad-Bissessar
Leader of the Opposition of Trinidad and Tobago
In office
4 June 2010  9 September 2015
Prime MinisterKamla Persad-Bissessar
Preceded byKamla Persad-Bissessar
Succeeded byKamla Persad-Bissessar
Leader of the People's National Movement
Assumed office
26 May 2010
Preceded byPatrick Manning
Member of Parliament
for Diego Martin West
Assumed office
1991
Preceded byMargaret Olive Hector
Majority8,710 (53%)
Chairman of the Caribbean Community
In office
1 January 2021[1]  30 June 2021[2]
Secretary-GeneralIrwin LaRocque
Preceded byRalph Gonsalves
Succeeded byGaston Browne
Member of the Senate of Trinidad and Tobago
In office
1987–1990
Personal details
Born
Keith Christopher Rowley

(1949-10-24) 24 October 1949 (age 71)
Mason Hall, Saint George, Tobago, Trinidad and Tobago[3]
Political partyPeople's National Movement
Spouse(s)Sharon Rowley
Residence
Alma materUniversity of the West Indies
Nickname(s)Raging Bull,[6][7][8][9][10][11] Rottweiler,[12] Keithos,[13] Doc, Uncle Keith [14]