Camille Robinson-Regis

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The Honorable
Camille Robinson-Regis
Minister of Planning and Development
Assumed office
11 September 2015
Prime Minister Keith Rowley
Trinidadian High Commissioner to Canada
In office
2007–2010
Prime Minister Patrick Manning
Minister of Planning and Development
In office
10 November 2003 – 7 November 2007
Prime Minister Patrick Manning
Minister of Legal Affairs
In office
26 December 2001 – 9 November 2003
Prime Minister Patrick Manning
Minister of Consumer Affairs
In office
25 January 1994 – 6 October 1995
Prime Minister Patrick Manning
Minister of Information
In office
9 January 1992 – 24 January 1994
Prime Minister Patrick Manning

Camille Robinson-Regis is a lawyer and politician from Trinidad and Tobago.

Career

Camille Robinson-Regis attended Bishop Anstey High School before studying law at the University of the West Indies, Saint Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago.[1] Robinson-Regis holds a Legal Education Certificate from the Norman Manley Law School in Jamaica.[2] She worked as corporate secretary at the National Flour Mills and was admitted to the bar of Trinidad and Tobago in 1985.[1][2]

Robinson-Regis is a member of the People's National Movement (PNM) and was appointed to the Senate in 1992.[1] She was appointed Minister of Information on 9 January that year, becoming the youngest senator to be appointed to the cabinet.[1][2] She became Minister of Consumer Affairs on 25 January 1994, a position she held until 6 October 1995. Robinson-Regis was elected to the House of Representatives for the constituency of Arouca South on 27 November 1995, a seat she held until 2007. The PNM was returned to government in December 2001 and Robinson-Regis was appointed Minister of Legal Affairs on 26 December. She became Minister of Planning and Development on 10 November 2003 and held that role until 7 November 2007.[1]

From 2007 to 2010 Robinson-Regis served as Trinidad and Tobago's High Commissioner to Canada.[2] The PNM was in opposition after 2010 and was appointed a temporary senator for the party on 7 February 2012. She became a full senator on 10 December 2013 and remained in the senate until 17 June 2015. She was returned to the House of Representatives for the Arouca/Maloney constituency in the 7 September 2015 general election. Robinson-Regis was appointed Minister of Planning and Development on 11 September 2015.[1] She has been governor of the Caribbean Development Bank since 1 January 2016.[3]

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f "The Honourable Camille Robinson-Regis, MP". Government of Trinidad and Tobago. Retrieved 25 November 2017. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Honourable Minister". Trinidad and Tobago Ministry of Planning and Development. Retrieved 25 November 2017. 
  3. ^ "Camille Robinson-Regis: Executive Profile & Biography". Bloomberg. Retrieved 25 November 2017. 
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