Hon. Jomo Sanga Thomas
Speaker of the House of Assembly of St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Jomo Sanga Thomas is a politician and current Speaker of the House of Assembly of St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
Early life and education
Jomo Sanga Thomas was educated at St Mary’s RC School and St. Martin’s Secondary School. He went abroad for his tertiary education and received his B.A. from Brooklyn College, an MA from Howard University, a JD from Rutgers University and an LEC from the Hugh Wooding Law School (Trinidad).
An attorney-at-law, Thomas has a strong record of ably defending his clients and ensuring that they receive fair treatment under the law.
He was appointed as a Government Senator in 2013.
James unsuccessfully contested the South Leeward seat in the December 2015 general election, losing to incumbent Nigel Stephenson of the New Democratic Party.
On 29 December 2015, Thomas was appointed Speaker of the House of Assembly of St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
He has one daughter, Zenzili Thomas. In his spare time, he enjoys jogging, swimming and reading.