|The Hon. Andy Glenn Daniel
Speaker of the House of Assembly of of Saint Lucia
Andy Glenn Daniel is a politician and the current Speaker of the House of Assembly of Saint Lucia.
Early life and education
Andy Glenn Daniel was born on 8 October 1971 to Ivinia Daniel and Victor Edward. He was the last of his mothers’ three children. He was raised in the community of La Caye in the Quarter of Dennery.
His education commenced at the Dennery Boys’ School. He then proceeded to the Denney Junior Secondary School in the year 1985. In 1988 he secured a place at the St. Mary’s College. He served as President of the Student Council during his tenure at both the Dennery Junior Secondary School and the Saint Mary’s College. He was also Treasurer of the National Youth Council in 1992 as well as President of the Students Branch of the National Youth Council.
He proceeded to the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College. Upon graduation, he worked for a year at the Saint Lucia Development Bank and then proceeded to study law at the Holborn College, London.
Daniel returned to St. Lucia in 1999 where he was called to the bar. He immediately commenced private practice until 2004 when he was appointed as a Magistrate.
On 12 July 2016, Daniel was appointed as President of the Senate. He served previously as Leader of Opposition Business in the Senate and was a former candidate for Dennery North. He is also an executive member of the UWP.
On 20 March 2018, Daniel was elected Speaker of the House of Assembly of St. Lucia.