E. Walwyn Brewley
Former Leader of the Opposition of the British Virgin Islands
E. Walwyn Brewley is a politician and a former Leader of the Opposition of the British Virgin Islands.
E. Walwyn Brewley serveds as Leader of the Opposition from 1995 to 1999 as leader of the Concernerd Citizen's Movement (CCM). He previously served as Minister for Communications and Works (1983–1986).
Outside of politics, Brewley has made a significant contribution to the development of softball in the BVI. Since 1967, he has performed as player, official scorer, statistician, announcer, treasurer, Vice President and President of the BVI Amateur Softball Association. He was the longest serving president of amateur softball in the English Speaking Caribbean.
Regionally and internationally, Mr. Brewley led the BVI delegation to numerous Central American and Caribbean Confederation (CONCACAS) Congresses, International Softball Federation (ISF) Congresses and attended Pan American Confederation of Amateur Softball (CONPASA) Congresses.
Honours and awards
In 2016, the Old Recreation Ground was renamed the E. Walwyn Brewley Ball Park in his honour in recignition of his contribution towards the development of softball in the Territory.
He was inducted into the International Softball Federation’s Hall of Fame on 17 June 2000. He is the only member of the BVI Amateur Softball Association to have received such an honour.