Category: Leaders of Islands
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 »

Jioji Konrote, President of Fiji (elected on Oct 12, 2015)

President of Fiji

Jioji Konrote, President of Fiji (elected on Oct 12, 2015) Major General Jioji Konousi Konrote, OF, MC, better known as George Konrote (born December 26, 1947), is a Fijian politician and retired Major-General of the Fiji Military who was elected as President of Fiji in October 2015. After commanding a peacekeeping mission in Lebanon, Konrote...Read More »

Mustafa Akıncı, President of Northern Cyprus

President of Northern Cyprus

Mustafa Akıncı, President of Northern Cyprus Mustafa Akıncı (Turkish pronunciation: [born 28 December 1947) is a Turkish Cypriot politician serving as the current President of Northern Cyprus. He took office in April 2015. An architect by profession, Akıncı became the first elected mayor of the Nicosia Turkish Municipality in 1976 at the age of...Read More »

Rodney Williams, Governor General of Antigua and Barbuda

Governor-General of Antigua and Barbuda

Rodney Williams, Governor General of Antigua and Barbuda Rodney is the son of Ernest Emmanuel Williams, the former Antigua Labour Party (ALP) parliamentary representative for the St Paul constituency. He is a medical doctor by profession. He entered politics in 1984 as the Member of Parliament for St Paul constituency, that had been previously...Read More »

Enele Sopoaga, Prime Minister of Tuvalu

Prime Minister of Tuvalu

Enele Sopoaga, Prime Minister of Tuvalu (since Aug 1, 2013) Enele Sosene Sopoaga (born 10 February 1956) is a Tuvaluan diplomat and politician who has been Prime Minister of Tuvalu since 2013. Sopoaga was elected to Parliament in the 2010 general election. He served as Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs, the...Read More »