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15 Heads of the Public Service for the first 50 years of Trinidad and Tobago's Independence

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Sir Alan Louis Reece Mr. Kenneth Frederick                Sealey Dr. James O' Neil Lewis
Mr. George Lushington              Bowen Mr. Euan Foch Haig Nunez Mr. Doddridge Alleyne
Mr. Isidore Rampersad Mr. Eugenio Moore Mr. Reginald Dumas
Mr. John Andrews Mr. Ainsley Tim Pow Mrs. Annette des Iles
Mrs. Zaida Hosein-Rajnauth Miss. Sandra Marchack Mr. Reynold Cooper

PRIME MINISTERS AND PERMANENT SECRETARIES TO THE PRIME MINISTER AND HEADS OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE DURING 50 YEARS OF INDEPENDENCE

Prime Ministers Permanent Secretaries
Dr. Eric Williams 1962-1981

Sir Alan Reece
1960 to 1963

Mr. Kenneth Frederick Sealey
Performed the duties of Head of the Public Service
1964 to 1967

Dr. James O'Neil Lewis
1963 to 1965

Mr. George Lushington Bowen
Jan 1965 toSept 1969

Mr. Euan F. H. Nunez
April 1969 to May 1970

Mr. George Chambers 1981-1986

Mr. Doddridge Alleyne
May 1970 to April 1986
(Re-assignedto the United Nations from
May 1980 to 1986)

Mr. Isidore Rampersad
July 1980 to 1983

Mr.Arthur N.R. Robinson 1986-1991

Mr. Eugenio Moore
March 1987 to November 1989
(on pre-retirement leave from Oct 1988 to Nov 1989)

Mr. Reginald Dumas
December 1988 to December 1990

Mr. Patrick Manning 1991-1995 Mr. John Andrews
January 1991 to January 1994
Mr. Basdeo Panday 1995-2001

Mr. Ainsley Tim Pow
January 1994 to May 1997

Mrs. Annette des Iles
May 1997 to August 2001

Mr. Patrick Manning 2001- 2010

Mrs. Zaida Hosein-Rajnauth
August 2001 to June 2004

Miss. Sandra Marchack
June 2004 to September 2010

Mrs. Kamla Persad-Bissessar S.C.
2010-2015
Mr. Reynold Cooper
July 2011 to May 2015

A stroll through some of the periods when Heads of the Public Service were faced with very serious challenges. Accounts via professional anecdotes.