Sir Elliott Belgrave
GCMG KA CHB QC
|Governor-General of Barbados|
1 November 2011
Acting: 1 November 2011 – 1 June 2012
|Prime Minister||Freundel Stuart|
|Preceded by||Clifford Husbands|
16 March 1931 |
|Alma mater||University College London
Darwin College, Cambridge
Sir Elliott Fitzroy Belgrave, GCMG, KA, CHB, QC (born March 16, 1931), is a Barbadian citizen and retired High Court Judge who serves as Governor-General of Barbados since 1 June 2012 (previously he was Acting Governor-General from 1 November 2011 to 1 June 2012, following the retirement of Clifford Husbands). On 22 May 2012, the Prime Minister of Barbados announced that Belgrave would be appointed as the 7th Barbadian Governor-General of Queen Elizabeth II. In preparation, Justice Sandra Mason was appointed as acting Governor-General on 30 May 2012 pending Belgrave's preparation for his own oath-taking ceremony on 1 June.
Sir Elliott is a graduate of the universities of London (LLB) and Cambridge. He served as Director of Public Prosecutions in Barbados and as Judge of the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal of Barbados. He is a Queen's Counsel and was awarded the Companion of Honour of Barbados for his contribution to the legal system in Barbados.
He was appointed Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George on 8 June 2012.
- Governor General sworn in
- 'Elliott Belgrave is acting GG', Barbados Daily Nation, November 2, 2011
- Justice Sandra Mason acting GG
- New Governor General sworn in
- A humble Sir Elliott installed
- GG speaks on Barbados’ development
- Over to Sir Elliott
- First family
- The London Gazette: . 8 June 2012. Retrieved 18 June 2012.
|Governor General of Barbados