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|Dr Keith Rowley|
|Leader of the Opposition of Trinidad and Tobago|
4 June 2010
|Preceded by||Kamla Persad-Bissessar|
|Member of Parliament
for Diego Martin West
|Preceded by||Margaret Olive Hector|
|Leader of the People's National Movement|
26 May 2010
|Preceded by||Patrick Manning|
October 24, 1949 |
Trinidad and Tobago
|Political party||People's National Movement|
|Alma mater||University of the West Indies|
Dr. Keith Christopher Rowley is the Leader of Opposition and Member of the House of Representatives for Diego Martin West in the Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago. A geologist by training, Dr. Rowley has been the representative for Diego Martin West since 1991.
A former pupil of Bishop's High School, Tobago and a graduate of the University of the West Indies (Mona), Dr. Rowley first served in Parliament as an Opposition Senator from 1987-1990 (3rd Parliament), was appointed Minister of Agriculture, Land and Marine Resources (4th Parliament), Minister of Planning and Development and Minister of Housing (8th Parliament) and Minister of Trade and Industry (9th Parliament) until he was fired by then Prime Minister Patrick Manning.
Dr. Rowley has served on several Parliamentary committees. In 2004 he chaired the Joint Select Committee of Parliament which examined and made recommendations for the live broadcasting of Parliamentary debates.
Dr. Rowley is married and a father of two children.
- "Current Members of the House of Representatives > The Honourable Dr. Keith Rowley, MP: Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago". Ttparliament.org. Retrieved 2010-06-25.
- Julien, Joel (July 1, 2010). "Manning skips Rowley swearing-in". Trinidad Express Newspaper. Retrieved 05/07/2010.
|Party political offices|
|Leader of the People's National Movement
|Leader of the Opposition