Category: Leaders of Islands
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 »

Leo Varadkar, Prime Minister of Ireland

Prime Minister of Ireland

Leo Varadkar, Prime Minister of Ireland (elected on Jun 14, 2017) Leo Eric Varadkar (English pronunciation: /ˈliːoʊ vəˈrædkər/; born 18 January 1979) is an Irish Fine Gael politician who has served as Taoiseach, Minister for Defence and Leader of Fine Gael since June 2017. He has been a Teachta Dála (TD) since 2007, currently...Read More »

Francisco Guterres, President of East Timor

President of East Timor

Francisco Guterres, President of East Timor (Elected on Mar 20, 2017 with 57.1% of the vote) Francisco Guterres, popularly known as Lú-Olo (born 7 September 1954) is an East Timorese politician who will take office in 2017 as the first elected partisan President of East Timor. He is also the President of the Revolutionary...Read More »