|Senator the Hon. Dr. George A. Vincent
Current Senator, Grenada
George Vincent is a Grenadian politician and current Senator.
Early life and education
Dr. George A. Vincent a bachelor’s degree (BSc.) in Economics, a master’s (M.A.) in Environmental Science/Geography, and a doctorate (Ph.D) in Tourism Economics,
Dr. Vincent's carrer includes being a Teacher at the Grenada Boys’ Secondary School (GBSS); a Planner with the Ministry of Agriculture; a Tourism Specialist at the Organisation of American States, Washington D.C.; the Project Manager for the USAID-funded Grenada Business Recovery Project; the Team Leader, for the European Union-funded Grenada Business Gateway project; and Minister of Tourism, Civil Aviation and Culture.
In 2012, Vincent was appointed as a Senator and Minister of Tourism, Aviation, and Culture in the Tillman Thomas led National Democratic Congress (NDC) administration, following the resignation of former Tourism Minister Peter David.
In the 2013 general elections, Vincent contested the St John seat, but lost to the New National Party’s (NNP) Alvin Da Breo. He was reappointed to the Senate as an Opposition Senator.
Vincent is contesting the St. John seat for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the 2018 General Election.
Vincent is married and the father of three children. He is the President of Gouyave Leo Club, President of the Grenada Leo Club, and Creator and Manager of Gouyave Fish Friday Festival.