Category: Leaders of Islands
Wavel Ramkalawan, President of Seychelles

President of Seychelles

Wavel Ramkalawan, President of Seychelles (Elected on Oct 24, 2020 with 54.9%) Wavel Ramkalawan (born 15 March 1961) is a Seychellois politician and Anglican priest who has been serving as the President of the Republic of Seychelles since 26 October 2020. Ramkalawan was an opposition MP from 1993 to 2011 and 2016 to 2020....Read More »

Surangel Whipps, Jr., President of Palau

President of Palau

Surangel Whipps, Jr., President of Palau Surangel S. Whipps Jr. (born 1968 or 1969) is a Palauan businessman and politician, who has served as the President of Palau since 2021.[2] He served as Senator from 2008 to 2016.[2] He is from Ngatpang state, Republic of Palau.[citation needed] Whipps assumed office as the President of...Read More »

Luis Abinader, President of the Dominican Republic

President of the Dominican Republic

 Luis Abinader, President of the Dominican Republic (elected on Jul 5, 2020 with 52.5%) Luis Rodolfo Abinader Corona (born 12 July 1967) is a Dominican economist, businessman, and politician who is serving as the 54th and current President of the Dominican Republic. He served as the Modern Revolutionary Party candidate for President of the...Read More »

Guðni Thorlacius Jóhannesson, President of Iceland

President of Iceland

Guðni Thorlacius Jóhannesson, President of Iceland (elected on Jun 25, 2016 with 39.1% ; re-elected on Jun 27, 2020 with 91.8%) Guðni Thorlacius Jóhannesson (born 26 June 1968) is the current President of Iceland. He took office on 1 August 2016, after receiving the most votes in the 2016 election. A historian, he was...Read More »

Taneti Mamau, President of Kiribati

President of Kiribati

Taneti Mamau, President of Kiribati (elected on Mar 9, 2016; re-elected on Jun 22, 2020 with 59.3%) Taneti Mamau is the President of Kiribati. He began his term on March 11, 2016. He was the single opposition candidate for the 2016 presidential election, where he was supported by the new coalition of the Tobwaan...Read More »

David Kabua, President of the Marshall Islands

President of the Marshall Islands

David Kabua, President of the Marshall Islands (elected on Jan 6, 2020) David Kabua (born 1951) is a Marshallese politician who has served as President of the Marshall Islands since 13 January 2020. He has represented Wotho Atoll in the Legislature of the Marshall Islands since 2008 and served terms as Minister of Health...Read More »

Gotabaya Rajapakse, President of Sri Lanka

President of Sri Lanka

Gotabaya Rajapakse, President of Sri Lanka (elected on Nov 16, 2019) Lieutenant Colonel Nandasena Gotabaya Rajapaksa, RWP, RSP, psc, GR (born 20 June 1949) is a Sri Lankan politician, technocrat, military officer, and the President-elect of Sri Lanka, having gained a majority in the 2019 Presidential election, which he contested from the Sri Lanka...Read More »

Andry Rajoelina, President of Madagascar

President of Madagascar

Andry Rajoelina, President of Madagascar (since Jan 19, 2019) Andry Nirina Rajoelina (born 30 May 1974) a Malagasy businessman and politician, is the president of Madagascar. He started his career in the private sector, first organizing events on the Island (Live concerts), and then investing the advertising business (Injet, billboards and print) and the...Read More »

Charles Savarin, President of Dominica

President of Dominica

Charles Savarin, President of Dominica (elected on Sept 30, 2013; re-elected on Oct 1, 2018) Following the demise of the Patrick John government (in which Savarin played and integral role)Savarin was made Chairman of the Committee for National Salvation (CNS). This body comprising members of the greater cross section of Dominican Society, was tasked...Read More »

Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, President of Maldives

President of Maldives

Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, President of the Maldives (elected on Sept 23, 2018) Born 4 May 1964, he is a Maldivian politician who is the President-elect of the Maldives, due to take office on 17 November 2018, after having defeated incumbent Abdulla Yameen in the 2018 presidential election. He was first elected to parliament in...Read More »

Paula-Mae Weekes, President of Trinidad and Tobago

President of Trinidad and Tobago

Paula-Mae Weekes, President of Trinidad and Tobago (since Mar 19, 2018) Paula-Mae Weekes (born December 23, 1958) is the 6th and current president of Trinidad and Tobago. She took office on 19 March 2018 and became the first woman to hold the office of President. Weekes attended the University of the West Indies, Cave...Read More »

Nikos Anastasiadis, President of Cyprus

President of Cyprus

Nikos Anastasiadis, President of Cyprus (re-elected on Feb 4, 2018) Nicos Anastasiades (born 27 September 1946) is a Greek Cypriot politician who has been President of Cyprus since 2013. On 4 February 2018, he was re-elected for a second five-year term. Previously, he was the leader of Democratic Rally and a Member of Parliament...Read More »

J.Y. Pillay, Acting President

President of Singapore

J.Y. Pillay, Acting President (since Sept 1, 2017) Joseph Yuvaraj Pillay, DUNU (First Class) (born 30 March 1934), also known as J. Y. Pillay, is the chairman of the Singapore Council of Presidential Advisers. He has been appointed acting President of Singapore following the end of President Tony Tan’s term on 31 August 2017....Read More »

Tallis Obed Moses, President of Vanuatu

President of Vanuatu

Tallis Obed Moses, President of Vanuatu (since Jul 6, 2017) Tallis Obed Moses (born c. 1954) is a ni-Vanuatu pastor who has been President of Vanuatu since 6 July 2017. Moses was originally from West Ambrym. He studied at the Sydney Missionary and Bible College in Australia from 1980 to 1981 and graduated with...Read More »