Jerome C. Roberts
Jerome C.Roberts is an Anguillian politician and a former minister and member of the House of Assembly of Anguilla.
Early life and education
Jerome Roberts graduated from the Albena Lake Hodge Comprehensive School in 1987.
He worked in the private sector for a period of two years before joining the Treasury Department of the Government of Anguilla. In 1991, he transferred to the Electrical Company (ANGLEC) where he worked for 19 years in various positions, the most recent being that of Supervisor of the Customer Care and Billing Department, a post he held for eight years.
While he was employed in the electricity company, Roberts obtained certification in leadership and supervision courses from the Caribbean Electric Utility Services (CARILEC), and jointly from the International Organisation of Business (IOB) and the University of the West Indies (UWI).
Roberts contested the 2010 general election as a member of the Anguilla Progressive Party, and was elected on 15 February 2010 as a legislator in the Anguilla House of Parliament. After a consultation with his constituents, and long and careful consideration over a period of time, he joined the AUM government on 1 August, 2010, as the Advisor to the Chief Minister, the Hon. Hubert Hughes.
In 2013, Roberts was appointed Minister of Home Affairs, Education, Youth and Culture and Library Services.
In the 22 April 2015 election, Roberts lost his seat to Cora Richardson-Hodge of the Anguilla United Front (AUF).
Roberts is an active leader in
community activities and has served in the various
capacities including: Cub Scouts Leader and past
president of the Optimist Club, Anguilla.