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Hon. Philip J Pierre

Hon. Philip J Pierre

Prime Minister Saint Lucia

Meeting the demands of the modern investor, beyond the passport
Signing of Memorandum of Understanding – Brand Saint Lucia
Banking and Financial Regulatory Compliance – the crucial link in the CBI chain
Saint Lucia’s approach to the grant of citizenship by creating a VIBE
Launch of the VIBE
The value of 2nd citizenship to global citizens
Best Value Caribbean Citizenship Beyond the Passport
Efficient & Transparent Processing in the age of de-risking
Alien Landholding Process & Issuance
Investing in Saint Lucia beyond the passport
Launch of Saint Lucia Investment Portfolio
Sustainable Tourism key to Brand Saint Lucia
Investing in our sustainable development
Economic Impact through Investment Opportunities
Introduction to Brand Saint Lucia MOU
Brand Saint Lucia – Our strengthened and consolidated value offering
Due diligence and verification - A deep dive
Saint Lucia citizenship value to national development – a due diligence perspective.
Keynote Address and Official Opening

Prime Minister, Hon. Philip J Pierre was re-elected for a sixth consecutive term as the Parliamentary Representative for Castries East on July 26, 2021. He also serves as Minister for Finance, Economic Development, and the Youth Economy and Minister for Justice and National Security.

Prime Minister Pierre is a dedicated politician and a committed district representative with over thirty (30) years of experience in government and opposition. He has held many portfolios over the years including Deputy Prime Minister as well as Minister with responsibility for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Commerce, Investment, Consumer Affairs, International Financial Services, Infrastructure, Ports Services, and Transport. In 2016 he became the Leader of the Opposition and Political Leader of the Saint Lucia Labour Party which he led to victory in July 2021.

 Hon. Pierre is a management professional with a broad range of skills and extensive public and private sector experience that he utilized in his private practice to assist state agencies and private sector enterprises to achieve their goals. His areas of proven expertise include: Programme and project planning, implementation and evaluation, Design of hotel development incentive packages, Economic analysis and economic forecasting, Financial policy, financial management and budgeting, Organization management and development, Business Plans, Feasibility Studies, Business Re-organization Advice, Sourcing Business Financing, Tourism policy development, policy advice, facilitation and implementation, and Training in Capacity Development for SME in St Lucia and region.

Hon. Pierre holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of the West Indies. Prime Minister Pierre continues to be a very strong advocate for the promotion and advancement of entrepreneurship, and the small business sector as a critical engine for economic growth.