Douglas Bouviere Trotman
Former Election Candidate, Barbados
Douglas Boviere Trotman is a Barbadian lawyer, politician, and former election candidate.
Early life and education
Douglas Boviere Trotman was born on 8 March 1965 in Barbados. He attended the St. Martins Boys School in Saint Philip, the Lodge School in St. John, and the CaveHill Campus of the University of the West Indies where he completed his undergraduate degree, majoring in Computer Science.
He taught computer science and mathematics at the Coleridge and Parry Secondary school before receiving a scholarship to study in the Peoples Republic of China. He graduated from the Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Peoples Republic of China in 1994 with a Masters of Engineering in Computer Software and returned to Barbados where he lectured in computer science, in the faculties of Social Sciences and Natural Sciences. He also implemented the Certificate in Information in the faculty of Natural Sciences.
Trotman read for the law degree at the Cave Hill Campus of the University of the West Indies and completed the Legal Education Certificate at the Sir Hugh Wooding Law School in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago in 2003. He was called to the Local Bar in 2003 and has been in private practice siiice then.
He has tutored Administrative Law in the Faculty of Law, Cave Hill Campus and Contract Law at the Barbados Community College.
Trotman unsuccessful contested the St. Philip South constituency as an independent in the 2008 general election.
Trotman is the widower of the late Kathy-Anne Trotman. He is the father of five children.