Allen Chastanet

Allen Chastanet

Allen Chastanet
Allen Chastanet 2016.jpg
Prime Minister of Saint Lucia
Assumed office
7 June 2016
Monarch Elizabeth II
Governor General Pearlette Louisy
Preceded by Kenny Anthony
Personal details
Born Allen Michael Chastanet
(1960-11-20) 20 November 1960 (age 56)
[citation needed]
Political party United Workers Party
Spouse(s) Raquel DuBoulay
Alma mater Bishop’s University
American University

Allen Michael Chastanet is a Saint Lucian businessman and politician who has been Prime Minister of Saint Lucia since June 2016. He is the political leader of the United Workers Party, as well as the parliamentary representative for Micoud South constituency. Previously he served from 2006-2011 as Saint Lucia’s Minister for Tourism and Civil Aviation.


  • 1 Education
  • 2 Business career
  • 3 Political career
  • 4 Personal life


In 1979, Chastanet graduated from high school at Stanstead College (Stanstead, Quebec). He holds a B.A. degree from Bishop’s University and a MSc degree from American University.[1][2]

Business career

Chastanet worked as vice president of marketing and sales for Air Jamaica.[1] He is the managing director of the Coco Palm Hotel.[3]

Political career

Chastanet was Minister for Tourism and Civil Aviation and a member of the Saint Lucian Senate from 2006 to 2011.[1] Chastanet unsuccessfully ran for a parliament seat for Soufriere Constituency in the 2011 general election.[4][5] In 2013, he was elected leader of the opposition United Workers Party.[6] Chastanet won the parliament seat for Micoud South constituency in the 2016 general election.[7] He was sworn in as Prime Minister on 7 June 2016.[8]


Allen Chastanet is the son of businessman Michael Chastanet.[9] Allen Chastanet is married to attorney-at-law Raquel DuBoulay-Chastanet. They have two children: daughter Rhyan Ashley who is 14 and son Braden who is 10
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  1. […] Sir Emmanuel Neville Cenac, is that the Governor-General of Saint Lucia. He was appointed thereto post in Jan 2018. He was antecedently best referred to as a Saint Lucian politician, serving because the country’s secretary of state from 1987 to 1992. He works with Allen Chastenet(President) […]

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