Administrator of the Pitcairn Islands

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The Administrator of the Pitcairn Islands is the head of government and representative of the Governor of the Pitcairn Islands. The role of the Administrator includes that of chairing the territory's Island council which consists of ten members, five of whom are elected. As a British overseas territory the head of state is Elizabeth II, with the Governor of the Pitcairn Islands appointed by the British government to act as her local representative. However, as the Governor of the Pitcairn Islands is also the British High Commissioner to New Zealand and Samoa, an Administrator is appointed as the Governor's representative on the Island.

The current and inaugural Administrator is His Honour Alan Richmond, who took up the office in November 2014.[1]

List of Administrators of the Pitcairn Islands[edit]


  1. ^ "Jonathan Sinclair on Twitter: "Signing into law new post of Administrator, flanked by Mayor (L) and Admin'r, Alan Richmond (R)"". Twitter. 2014-11-28. Retrieved 2016-05-12.

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