Vivian Inez Archibald, CBE
Former Deputy Governor of the British Virgin Islands
Vivian Inez Archibald is a British Virgin Islander politician, businesswoman, and a former Deputy Governor of the British Virgin Islands.
Early life and education
Vivian Inez Archibald was born on 1 February 1945. She holds a bachelor's degree in economics and business administration from Rollins College. She also received a master's degree in religion from Stetson University and a second master's degree in divinity from Emory University.
Archibald took office as the British Virgin Islands' Deputy Governor on 15 September 2008.
She served as Speaker of the Legislative Council from 2003 to 2007.
She has also served as Chairman and Member of the BVI Public Service Commission; Member of the BVI Judicial & Legal Services Commission Board; Member of the Family Support Network; and Memberof the BVI Income Tax Appeal Board.
Archibald was married to prominent British Virgin Islands lawyer Joseph Archibald, died on 3 April 2014. They had three daughters.
Honours and awards
Archibald was appointed a Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2015 New Year Honours.