Category: Leaders of Islands
Jovenel Moïse, President of Haiti

President of Haiti

Jovenel Moïse, President of Haiti (elected on Nov 20, 2016) Jovenel Moïse was born to a middle-class family in Trou-du-Nord, in Haiti’s Nord-Est department. He is the son of Etienne Moïse, a merchant, and Lucia Bruno, a seamstress. In July 1974, his family moved to Port-au-Prince, where he attended the Don Durélin National School,...Read More »

Tommy Remengesau, President of Palau

President of Palau

Tommy Remengesau, President of Palau (Re-elected on Sept 27, 2016 with 49% of the vote) Thomas Esang Remengesau, Jr. (born 29 February 1956) is a Palauan politician who was President of Palau from 2001 to 2009. He was elected to another four-year term as President in November 2012. He became Vice-President in 1992 and...Read More »

Danny Faure, President of Seychelles

President of Seychelles

Danny Faure, President of Seychelles (since Oct 16, 2016) Danny Faure (born 8 May 1962) is a Seychellois politician who has been President of Seychelles since 16 October 2016. Previously he served as Vice President of Seychelles from 2010 to 2016. Faure is a member of the People’s Party (PP). Faure was born to Seychellois...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% of the vote) 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 a docent at the University of Iceland until...Read More »

Danilo Medina, President of the Dominican Republic

President of the Dominican Republic

Danilo Medina, President of the Dominican Republic (since Aug 16, 2012. Re-elected on May 15, 2016 with 61.7% of the vote; turnout is 69.6%. ) Danilo Medina Sánchez (born 10 November 1951) is a Dominican politician who is the President of the Dominican Republic since August 16, 2012. He was President of the Chamber...Read More »

Taneti Mamau, President of Kiribati

President of Kiribati

Taneti Mamau, President of Kiribati (elected on Mar 9, 2016) 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 Kiribati Party. He received the support of...Read More »

Hilda Heine, President of the Marshall Island

President of the Marshall Islands

Hilda Heine, President of the Marshall Island (since Jan 28, 2016) Hilda Cathy Heine (born April 6, 1951) is a Marshallese educator and politician, currently serving as the eighth President of the Marshall Islands, the first woman to hold the office. Prior to assuming office, she served as the Minister of Education. She was the...Read More »

Natalie Michel, First Lady of Seychelles

First Lady of Seychelles

Natalie Michel, First Lady of Seychelles (wife of James Michel) Mrs Michel was born on August 18, 1977 and grew up with her family on Praslin. She attended primary and secondary schools on the island and did further studies on Mahe before going on to specialised training in Singapore and the United Kingdom, where she...Read More »